Helping our faculty and professional staff achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. 

Upcoming Wellness Events

Participate in these upcoming wellness events to earn points and improve your health this holiday season.

Maintain Your Weight Over the Holidays!

Sponsored by Lighten Up Lancaster, the 2015 Maintain Your Weight Over the Holidays campaign will begin on November 16th.  You will receive an e-newsletter weekly on Mondays throughout the rest of the 2015.

At the close of the campaign, we will ask you to participate in a survey regarding your experience with the program. You may also enter a drawing for a $100 gift card at the end of the program.

Use the link below to register:

You will earn 10 Wellness Rewards points for completing this program.

Cigna Employee Assistance Program Presents:
Balancing Work and Personal Life

November 18th, 12 - 1 pm in Booth Ferris North

You’ve got a family you love, amazing friends, and a demanding job – and they all want part of your life. But it feels like giving to one means taking from another. In this seminar, we’ll discuss strategies that can help you fit the pieces together. Explore what balance means to you. And start a plan to achieve it.

You will earn 5 Wellness Rewards points for completing this program.


Wellness Rewards Program

The 2015-2016 Wellness Rewards program and website are now available.  The Highmark website, at, is powered by WebMD and offers our updated Wellness Rewards program. More details are available here

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Wellness Rewards Program FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the upcoming Highmark Blue Shield Website Wellness Rewards Program are now available as a Word document download.


YMCA Discount

Franklin & Marshall is pleased to have joined the Lancaster YMCA's Healthy Workplace Program.  Through the Healthy Workplace Program, faculty and professional staff of Franklin & Marshall are eligible to receive discounts on adult and family YMCA memberships, both at the City Y and the Lampeter-Strasburg branch.  Faculty and staff are eligible to receive a 10% discount on an adult or family Y membership, as well as a discounted initial registration fee.

Faculty and staff who wish to join the Lancaster Y may download a membership application from , and should bring the completed application to a Y branch along with their F&M ID card.  Current Lancaster Y members can receive the 10% discount going forward by showing their F&M ID card to a YMCA membership coordinator.

Y members enjoy access to fitness facilities and equipment; indoor and outdoor pools; indoor and outdoor tracks; a steam room, sauna, and whirlpool; a variety of fitness classes and recreation activities for all ages; and an "I-Zone" fitness room and child watch area for kids.  Please visit for more information about the Lancaster Y.

If you have questions about Y membership or the Healthy Workplace Program, please feel free to contact the Y's membership director at (717) 464-4000, ext. 205.

We also want to thank Jane Price, the F & M Wellness Committee members and Human Resources for their work in creating this relationship with one of our neighbors.

Thank you,

Robin Wert
Coordinator of Athletic Equipment Operations and Wellness Committee Chair

Franklin & Marshall College

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2014 American Heart Association Award

Franklin & Marshall College has once again been awarded "Fit Friendly Company" status by the American Heart Association. This year we have moved up to Platinum status! The status recognizes employers who display progessive leadership and  "who go above and beyond when it comes to their employees' health."