Islander Health Initiative

The Islander Health Initiative is designed for full-time, benefits-eligible employees. For one semester employees receive: Work-release time for three 30-minute workout sessions a week, a Program Pass to use all of the recreational sports facilities including the Dugan Wellness Center, the pool, an unlimited Group Exercise pass, a fitness assessment and personal training session, free attendance at a nutrition wellness seminar.

Are you interested in being part of the Islander Health Initiative? This program is open to 10 employees each semester and allows you to work out for free at all Rec Sports facilities. Nominees must be full-time and benefits-eligible. For more information contact Ashlea Rosenbaum


  • Exercise for a minimum of 30 minutes 3 times per week. 
  • Attend Wellness Seminars from 12 pm - 1 pm on September 16th, September 30th, October 21st, and November 4th
  • Complete Pre and Post Assessments along with 3 personal training sessions.

To apply for the Employee Wellness Program, please complete the application here (applications due September 4th)

House Bill 1297 is an act relating to the creation of the state employee wellness program which was enacted by the Texas legislature.  For more information, clink on the link below.