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Office of Wellness Education

Wellness Initiatives Network

What is the Wellness Initiatives Network? 

The Wellness Initiatives Network, or WIN or The Network, is a collaborative group comprised of staff, faculty, and students all committed to providing opportunities and services for the Merrimack community to prioritize their health, wellness, and safety. 

Meet the members of The Network:

Erin Kaminski, Wellness Educator in the Office of Wellness Education

Alyssa Adie, Office of Student Involvement

Kerry Cameron, Campus Dietitian for Dining Services 

Denise Dwyer, Assistant Director for Hamel Health & Counseling

Katie Fell, O’Brien Center for Career Development

Jan Fuller, Lieutenant for the Merrimack College Police Department

Caroline Gattusso, Athletics

India Barrows, Graduate Fellow for Athletics

Matt Gordon, Director of Campus Fitness and Recreation

Jim Howland, Mental Health Clinician in Hamel Health & Counseling

Molly Jodka, Graduate Fellow for the Honors Program
Why is student wellness important to the Honors Program?
Wellness is imperative for the Honors Program because many of the Honors students do not have the time needed to devote to themselves, as they are typically very committed and over-engaged students. Serving on the Wellness Initiatives Network allows Honors and Wellness to collaborate on successful study skills and coping with stress, perfectionism, and other detrimental habits that the students may face.

Emily Long, Assistant Director in the Office of Residence Life

Gianna Mazzolla, Graduate Fellow for the Office of Community Standards

Danny Rone, Resident Director in the Office of Residence Life

Jeff Wallace, Campus Minister in the Office of Campus Ministry

The Wellness Initiatives Network is continuously growing. Want to be a part of The Network? Contact Erin Kaminski, Chair of WIN, at kaminskie@merrimack.edu or 978-837-3483. 

WIN hosts a monthly lunch to discuss trends & hot topics around student wellness. 

Faculty, staff, and students are all welcome to attend! If you’re interested in attending, please just RSVP using the form below. 

WIN Lunch RSVP Form

 

Next Luncheon:

Preparing for Finals: Destress Strategies
Wednesday, March 29th
12-1pm
Meeting Room B (Sakowich 218)

Supporting Students with Visible and Invisible Disabilities
Wednesday, April 26th
12-1pm
Blue Line Club (Merrimack Athletics Complex)