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The UCO Healthy Campus Leadership Team consists of students, faculty, staff, university departments and community agencies that are working together to create a healthier campus.  The Leadership Team provides general oversight of the initiative, with various work groups carrying out the objectives of the team.  The UCO Department of Wellness & Sport provides the management of UCO's Healthy Campus Initiative.

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UCO HEALTHY CAMPUS LEADERSHIP TEAM

The Leadership Team provides general oversight of the initiative:

Encourages cooperation and communication of the work groups and the campus community; ensures inclusiveness for all members of the campus and surround community; identifies and secures funding to support the initiative; provides general direction to the work groups; sustains efforts over time; makes program decisions and policy recommendation in keeping with the best interest of the initiative; and develops marketing plans for efforts.

The UCO Healthy Campus Leadership Team meets on the second Thursday of the month (September, October, November, February, March & April) from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is an OPEN meeting.

Fall 2016 Meeting Schedule:

  • Thursday, September 8: Virginia Lamb Living Room, HES Building, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 13: Virginia Lamb Living Room, HES Building, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 10: Virginia Lamb Living Room, HES Building, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Spring 2017 Meeting Schedule:

  • Thursday, February 9: Virginia Lamb Living Room, HES Building, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 9: Virginia Lamb Living Room, HES Building, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 13: Virginia Lamb Living Room, HES Building, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

For more information on the UCO Healthy Campus Leadership Team, contact Brittney Criswell at bcriswell@uco.edu.  

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UCO HEALTHY CAMPUS ACTION GROUPS

Action groups are based on campus health priority areas. Campus health priority areas for 2016-2018 include connection & communication to resources, employee wellness, healthy eating options and sleep/anxiety/stress.

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CONNECTION & COMMUNICATION TO RESOURCES 

Connecting students, staff and faculty to health and wellness resources on and off campus.

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EMPLOYEE WELLNESS 

Identifying wellness opportunities and policies that create an environment of well-being for UCO faculty and staff.

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HEALTHY EATING OPTIONS

Working to provide healthy, sustainable eating options at all campus dining locations.

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SLEEP/ANXIETY/STRESS

Creating a campus culture that allows students to "rest" and be-mindful in the midst of the stress of college life.

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For more information on Leadership Team activities, contact Brittney Criswell at bcriswell@uco.edu or 405-974-2320

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