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Kickstarter Weight Loss Challenge Details, Info Session Jan. 10

January 09, 2018

Webster Wellness will host a private weight loss challenge using "DietBet," which is an online weight-loss game with financial accountability and concrete goals. DietBet has been incredibly successful, with 93.65 percent of 570,303 players losing weight during their challenges. See details below, and learn more during the information session Jan. 10 at noon Central, also available via WebEx.

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100 percent of participants think that the Webster Wellness Committee should offer NO-vember again next year.

Wellness NO-vember Impact: Reflections, survey results, drawing winners  

December 11, 2017

During Webster Wellness' NO-vember initiative, participants received a success tracking survey via email. In the final NO-vember survey, 100 percent of participants said they were at least somewhat successful in reaching their goals and 30 percent felt that they were definitely successful. Find out what some of them told us about the experience, how it helped them, and what we can do next year.

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NO-vember begins on Wednesday, Nov. 1

Webster Wellness NO-vember Midpoint Results

November 17, 2017

The Webster Wellness Committee's NO-vember initiative encourages setting personal, realistic goals and tracking progress made over a four-week period. The Committee is thrilled with participation in the first ever NO-vember! The 60 total participants consisted of 70 percent staff, 22 percent faculty, and 8 percent students. Each of the seven categories was selected by participants, but the most common selections were physical (40 percent), emotional (21 percent), and spiritual (13 percent).

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Prepare for Open Enrollment at the Benefits Fair Nov. 2

November 01, 2017

As benefits open enrollment commences, Nov. 1-15, the Annual Benefits Fair will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m, in Sunnen Lounge. All insurance carriers, such as United Healthcare and TIAA, will be available to respond to questions, along with Human Resources and Webster Wellness. There will also be giveaways and prizes. Extended site employees can request vendor contact by sending an email to benefits@webster.edu.

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Webster Wellness thanks 26 generous employees and students who donated to the cause

Light the Night Exceeded Last Year's Donation Total

September 27, 2017

Webster Wellness thanks 26 generous employees and students who donated last week to Light the Night to Cure Cancer, sponsored by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. We exceeded last year’s total by raising $665 to contribute to this effort to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and improve the quality of life of local patients and their families.

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