Concord University Healthier Campus Initiative

The Concord University Healthier Campus Initiative is a three year plan to implement 21 activities to help make the healthy choice the easy choice at Concord University.  We are fortunate to collaborate with the Partnership for a Healthier America through this initiative.  Below, you will find a schedule of healthy lifestyle events and activities on campus, a list of the 21 activities being implemented at Concord, healthy lifestyle resources on campus, and information on the Concord University Wellness Committee.

Calendar of Events:

Join us every Wednesday at the track rain or shine between 12 and 1! Participants who attend at least 8 times will be entered for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.  There is no minimum walking requirement, please come walk for as much time as you can.


  • Wellness Committee meetings

Concord University Healthier Campus Activities


Healthy Lifestyle Resources:

Here are some resources that can make it easier to make healthy choices on campus:

  • Recreation and Wellness: Here is information on the campus fitness facilities and the intramural sports program.
  • Counseling Center: All students have access to the campus counseling center. Click here to learn more about the services offered and to request a specific appointment time.

  • Lactation Room: Located in Room 321 of the Jerry and Jean Beasley Student Center (3rd floor), the Lactation Room is a comfortable, private room for breastfeeding mothers. Contact the Student Center Main Desk for admittance. The 3rd floor hallway is equipped with security cameras for safety purposes.

  • Bluefield Area Transit: Concord University is pleased to offer bus service to and from the Athens campus to Princeton, WV through an agreement with Bluefield Area Transit. Please consult the latest schedule for arrival and departure times. Weekday bus service is available and is free of charge to students with a valid Concord University I.D.

  • Campus dining: Check out the menus for the day and some great nutrition resources at this site.

  • CU Food Pantry: This valuable resource is located in the Rahall Building atrium outside of the Academic Success Center.  This pantry is open to all students!

  • ACT (Athens Concord Trail) This walking trail is marked throughout Athens with options for a 1, 2, or 3 mile route.  Marked crosswalks are also available throughout campus and town.



Wellness Committee Members


Dr. Wes Meeteer

Associate Professor of Physical Education

Dr. Jill Nolan

Associate Professor of Health Education

Dr. Sarah Beasley

Director of Retention

Dr. Ida Mills

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Ms. Erin Conner

Program Manager

Dr. Marjie Flannigan

Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Mr. Darren Onquzuruoah


Ms. Tina Gray-Russel

Community Member

Mr. John Roberts

Athletic Training Program Director

Ms. Laura Wamsley

Instructor/Clinical Coordinator of Athletic Training

Dr. Susan Williams

Beckley Campus Director and Associate Professor of Marketing

Ms. Kathy Ball

Bonner Program Director

Ms. Nancy Ellison

Director of Multicultural Affairs

Ms. Rose Preston

Human Resources Manager