Wellness Mission Statement: To maintain a culture that promotes healthy lifestyles & attitudes and benefits our employees, retirees, their families and our community.

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

A Campus That Supports Your Wellness Goals 

Explore the many ways wellness is promoted at Franklin & Marshall College! 


	 Fitness Class for the fall semester include yoga and cross training. (Photo by Melissa Hess)
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2019 Wellness Events 

Mark your calendars for these important events!



Lunch & Learn: Holiday Healthy Eating: Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 12pm-1pm, located in LSP's 142 Bonchek Lecture Hall

Join ConnectCare3's Registered Dietitian, Linsay Moran, to discuss general healthy eating principles along with some tips and tricks to making healthy dietary choices in the holiday season.

Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch during this session.




Free Flu Shot Clinics

All employees, dependents over age 18, and retirees with Franklin & Marshall's Highmark health insurance are encouraged to attend!  If you do not have health insurance through F&M, you are still welcome to attend.  Rite Aid can bill most insurance carriers.  Please check coverage with your insurance carrier in advance.

  • Thursday, September 19th 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm,  1787 (1st Floor, College Square, entrance near ASFC)
  • Friday, September 20th 8:00 am - 11:00 am,  1787 (1st Floor, College Square, entrance near ASFC)

Please bring a PHOTO COPY of your Highmark health insurance card (both sides).  Limit your wait time by completing the flu shot consent form in advance.  

Flu shot consent form- English

Flu shot consent form- Spanish

Vaccine Info Sheet



YWCA's Race Against Racism: Saturday, April 27, 2019,  9:00am

All employees are welcome to join in April 27th's community 5K run/walk. Participating in this event will not only show F&M's support of the YWCA's Race Against Racism, but will also help complete an item under tier 3 of the Wellness Rewards Program. If you or any other community member are interested in participating with the F&M group please sign up and pay here and look for team "F&M19." Your bib, shirt and water bottle will be collected with the group and distributed on campus before race day!



Cancer Awareness (Cancer 101) with ConnectCare 3: Tuesday, March 19, 2019,  12:00pm - 1:00pm, Stager Room 112

Learn about cancer facts and figures, incidence, screening recommendations, risk reduction, and how ConnectCare3 can assist you or your covered dependent should you receive a cancer diagnosis.  This important presentation will also highlight ideas that individuals should think about if they are caring for a parent or family member that has received a diagnosis.



Free Osteoporosis Screenings: Wednesday, February 20, 2019,  8:10am -11:30am, Steinman Center, Ben Franklin North.  (Snow date 2/27)

This screening, conducted by Lancaster General/Penn Medicine, is free, quick, confidential, and offered right here on campus. Osteoporosis screenings are recommended for woman over the age of 40.

Limited time slots available so please register.

Be Healthy for the Big Game!: Friday, February 1, 2019,  12:00pm - 1:00pm, Booth Ferris.

Begin planning your Super Bowl party menu by joining the Wellness Committee for an interactive wellness presentation and food demonstration by GIANT Food Store’s Nutritionist. Join us to receive simple tips and healthier recipes that can be added to your game day party plan!




The Mindfulness Committee is hosting  FREE  weekly meditation and yoga classes for faculty, students, and staff. 


Weekly Meditation 

Mondays, 8:30am-9:00am, Multifaith Room (Ground floor, SCC) 

Wednesdays, 5:00pm-6:00pm, "Midweek Mindfulness at Ware", Ware House Den (Offered by Ware College House) 

Fridays, 1:00pm-1:30pm, Harwood Commons 

Weekly Yoga

Mondays, 12-1:00pm, Student Wellness Center (Restorative Yoga)

Wednesdays, 5-6:00pm, Weis College House Great Room (Hatha Yoga)

Thursdays, 9-10:00am, Weis College House Great Room (Vinyasa Flow Yoga) 




Wellness Committee

Manning Smith,  Co-Chair

Human Resources



Tammy Pohle, Advisor

Human Resources

Cindy Wingenroth

Faculty Center

Kathy Babb


Kelly Bertani

Human Resources

Denise Chmielewski

College Library

Curtis Galbreath

Auxiliary Services

Kathy Hertzler

College Grants

Justin Herbert

College Advancement

Jill Graham

Office of the Provost

Lisa Metzger

Business Office

Ginny West

Theatre, Dance & Film

Bill Stark

Facilities & Operations

Deb Saporetti


Kelsey Voigt

Athletics & Recreation