January 15, 2014
Rollins College Named 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces Award Winner by Healthiest Employers
Healthiest Employers, the leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data, has announced the induction of Rollins College into the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. Every one of these employers has achieved remarkable and sustainable success through a broad range of corporate wellness programs and employee wellness initiatives.
Rollins placed #63 on the list of Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, honoring "the 'best of the best' employers" from all industries that "blaze the path to a healthy workplace for their peers." Other educational institutions included Univ. of Michigan (#55), Vanderbilt (#56), and Slippery Rock (#77).
Rollins College attained this recognition as the culmination of a year-long, highly selective two-stage assessment process spanning the United States to include companies of all sizes from all regions and industries.
“We are so pleased to be chosen in the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America program,” says Maria Martinez, Rollins associate vice president of human resources and risk management. “The Wellness Committee under the leadership of Human Resources Benefits Administrator Jennifer Addleman has done a wonderful job in creating a healthful environment at Rollins. It is essential that a community like ours embrace wellness and understand the impact it has on the health of our faculty, staff, and students.
These state and national awards recognize employers who have comprehensively incorporated the most effective employee wellness programs and practices. The Healthiest 100 have successfully implemented practical, effective and continuously improving corporate wellness strategies for creating a sustainably healthy workplace.
Rod Reasen II, President of Healthiest Employers, notes that "This highly selective award recognizes employers who demonstrate exceptional leadership in using wellness as a strategy to drive workplace productivity, employee health, and community wellbeing. As these employers demonstrate, every organization has a path to the Healthiest 100, regardless of size, industry or geography."
to view the 2014 Award Announcement video.