Chancellor's Corner: Help us SUCCEED

Published: March 9, 2014

Please join me in a healthy competition with our fellow CU campuses by teaming up to show that we in Boulder understand the value of health and wellness both in the workplace and in our community.

As in years past, I have agreed to this friendly competition to see which campus can gain the highest participation rate of primary members of a CU Health Plan who complete the SUCCEED Health Assessment. The Health Assessment is an online questionnaire that provides a snapshot of your overall health and wellness. Let’s show the CU system that our campus can achieve the highest participation among all employees who are Plan participants.

Last year the Boulder campus finished last with just over 18% participation. I am setting the bar higher this year with a goal of 30% participation. If you need a bit of motivation to help us reach our goal, take the Health Assessment between now and April 11 and you’ll be automatically entered into a drawing to win one of 10 great prizes – music devices, tablets, Fitbits and a variety of gift cards – every week during the Health Assessment event. A new list of prizes will be announced every Monday through April 11.

Besides a chance to win one of many great prizes and learn more about your health, the assessment is an annual requirement of the Be Colorado. Move. program. Once you have completed the assessment, you are eligible to receive $25 a month for every month that you complete 30 minutes of activity a day for a minimum of 12 days a month. As Benjamin Franklin once said, you can be “healthy, wealthy and wise.”

Let’s be the University leader in promoting a healthy lifestyle! Complete the SUCCEED Health Assessment today!

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