Rollins Named a 2015 Healthiest Employer

Rollins College was ranked the No. 1 healthiest large company employer in Central Florida by Orlando Business Journal.

(Photo by Scott Cook) (Photo by Scott Cook)

This month, Rollins College was named among Central Florida’s businesses that have ‘wow’ wellness programs by the Orlando Business Journal. The publication named and ranked 22 area companies that promote healthy lifestyles for their employees. Rollins earned the No. 1 spot of large employers (500–1,499 employees).

R-Wellness, Rollins College’s employee wellness program, was founded in 2005 and has a participation rate of 40 percent. Among the College’s notable initiatives are monthly on-site chair massages, annual physical screenings, and participation in the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival. Employees have access to the College’s urban garden and some claimed a free pair of Nike sneakers by participating in National Walking Day.

To learn more about R-Wellness, visit rollins.edu/r-wellness.