Health & Wellness Peer Leaders
Health & Wellness Peer Leaders are a new subset that will be implemented in August 2014. Students in this leadership role will work with the Department of Wellness located on the 2nd floor of the Student Life Center.
Health & Wellness Peer Leader Requirements
-Enroll in LDS 3V01 - Leadership for Health and Wellness course (Tuesdays, 3-5:45pm)
-2 office hours a week for wellness coaching
-Give at least 2 wellness presentations a semester to campus audiences
Health & Wellness Program Benefits
-Apply theories of health and wellness to your leadership practice
-Gain presentation experience and skills
-Build relationships with your peers and encourage their holistic wellness
-Gain experience and knowledge working in a Wellness Office
-3 hours Leadership course credit - can be used toward a Leadership Minor
The upcoming health and wellness addition to the peer leadership program is such an exciting thing! The Wellness Department exists to help Baylor students be the best version of themselves, and I think this class is a catalyst to that happening. For one, peer leadership is a powerful medium for reaching students, especially when it comes to health and wellness. Also, Baylor's current and future leaders will learn the knowledge and skills associated with a holistically healthy life, which I believe will have dramatic effects on them and those they lead. I'm thrilled to be a part of this program and can't wait to see what comes of it.
- Megan Patterson, Director of Wellness