TAMIU Employees step up for healthy walking challenge

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email
TAMIU has an innovative new way to educate about health and wellness.

TAMIU hosts a Walking Challenge.

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - TAMIU staff is "stepping up" in a different kind of way.

They are starting their Walking Challenge, which is part of the University's innovative employee Health and Wellness Program, called "HealthyU." TAMIU President Ray Keck will lead employees in an inaugural on-campus walk.

220 TAMIU employees have formed 44 teams of five to begin the
ten week Walking Challenge. They are given custom pedometers and can track their individual and team progress on a dedicated web site.

"HealthyU" is designed to educate, empower and support TAMIU employees in elevating campus health and wellness with activities, information sharing and dedicated wellness programming.

The event will take place Monday, March 3rd, at 5:00 pm in front of the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library. For more information, contact the TAMIU Office of Public Relations at 956-326-2180.


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