Themed Areas

Build Well

The Build Well theme seeks to identify, plan, and implement best practices for active and safe transit (especially walking and bicycling); facilitate physical activity in everyday activities, expand clean and green campus spaces; and build campus awareness about the built environment. 

Faculty Co-Lead
Cynthia Maguire, MS, Chemistry & Biochemistry 

Staff Co-Lead
Jill Eckardt, Director of University Housing/Residence Life and Dining Services  

Eat Well

The Eat Well theme strives to enhance nutrition education, increase access and availability of healthy foods and beverages on campus, and support innovative projects, such as gardens, to help reach our positive nutrition goals.

Faculty Co-Leads 

Carolyn Moore, Ph.D., Nutrition & Food Sciences
Kathleen Davis, Ph.D., Nutrition & Food Sciences



Mind Well

The Mind Well theme aims to promote mental wellbeing, resilience, social connectedness, and creative coping strategies throughout the community.

Faculty Co-Lead
Lisa Grubbs, Ph.D., Counseling and Development

Staff Co-Lead
Linda Louden, Ph.D., Dallas Counseling Center 


Move Well

The Move Well theme brings together physical activity programs with the goal of increasing participation by students, faculty, and staff. We hope to inspire additional programming, increase educational opportunities about how to take the lead in improving one’s own physical fitness, and how to support one another in reaching these goals.

Faculty Co-Leads
Katherine Coffey, Ph.D., Kinesiology
Sarah Gamblin, MFA, Dance

Staff Co-Lead
Beth Palmer, Ph.D., Executive Director of Pioneer Hall and TWU Fitness & Recreation


Spend Well

The Spend Well theme seeks to expand financial literacy and wellbeing, awareness of savings, and a culture of abundance.

Faculty Co-Lead
Catherine Dutton, Ph.D., Family and Consumer Sciences 

Staff Co-Lead
Karen Trail, MBA, Coordinator Admissions/Financial Aid, TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Science Dallas Center


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