University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Deadline extended to May 15 for Robert H. Boyd Healthy UND Champion Award nominations

The deadline for nominations for the Robert H. Boyd Healthy UND Champion Award has been extended to May 15.

Additionally, nomination requirements have been modified; only one letter of support, in addition to the nomination form and question responses, will be required for the nomination.

The Robert H. Boyd Healthy UND Champion Award recognizes the achievements of individuals, departments, or groups who have worked to improve health and wellness for students, faculty, and staff. Named for the former Vice President of Student Affairs at UND, the Robert H. Boyd Healthy UND Champion Award will be presented at the Healthy UND Coalition annual meeting in the fall.

Consideration will be given to those who have: 1) Demonstrated work in partnership to promote healthy lifestyle choices by enhancing awareness, building skills, changing social norms, and creating a healthier environment, and 2) Emphasized any or all seven dimensions of wellness including physical, emotional, social, spiritual, occupational, intellectual, and environmental dimensions.

The nominations should address the following: 1) Why the individual, department, or group should be considered for the award; 2) the nominee's accomplishments; and 3) the key outcomes and achievements of the program, policy, contribution, or initiative championed by the nominee. Emphasis will be given to programs that demonstrate creativity, innovation, leadership, sustainability, and effectiveness.

Nomination materials are at

Nominations are due no later than 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15. Letters of nomination and supporting materials may be delivered to the Health and Wellness Hub, 2901 University Ave., Stop 8262, Grand Forks, ND 58202, or emailed to

For more information, please contact Brianna Crawford in the Health and Wellness Hub at 777.2097.

-- Brianna J Crawford, 777.2097,

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