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Wellness & Education

Learning how to balance life outside of the classroom  is key to your academic and professional success. Students cite that sleep, stress, anxiety, relationships, time management, illness and self-care impact their grades. The office of Wellness & Health Promotion works collaboratively with our Health Center, and Counseling Center to provide fun opportunities, information, and skills training so you can further develop your capacity in seeking balance, making healthy choices and ultimately thriving at Bentley and beyond.

Our department is committed to providing an accessible, equitable, and inclusive environment to all students. If you need assistance in accessing any of our programs or services please reach out to us, we'd love to hear from you! Our contact information is below.


Events & resources on a variety of health topics like:

  • Sleep
  • Stress Management
  • Safer Drinking
  • Nutrition
  • Sexual Health & Safer Sex
  • Relationships & Affirmative Consent
  • Self-Care & Prevention

We offer the following support and consultation services:

  • Individual and group health coaching to help you meet your health goals
  • Confidential consultations about individual or peers alcohol, marijuana or other substance use
  • Leadership trainings and presentations for student organizations and groups
  • Tobacco cessation services
  • Resource referral and advocacy for Title IX inquiries

 


Signature Programs Include:

  • Weekly fitness & stress reduction classes
  • Wellness Educators peer education and programming group
  • "Take a Paws" with Therapy Dogs
  • Crafternoons
  • Pause on Purpose (P.O.P.) series

Staff and Contact Information

Jessica Greher Traue, EdM

Director, Wellness and Prevention
Office: Wellness & Health Promotion | Callahan Building 2nd Floor
Contact: 781.891.2947 | jtraue@bentley.edu

 


Jessica received her Masters of Education in Counseling from Boston University in 2002. She has been at Bentley since 2005 and enjoys providing opportunities for students to make the safest choices for their well-being. Jessica regularly meets with students privately to talk about their choices around alcohol, other substances, or personal health goals. On campus, Jessica manages several programs including Be a Spotter, Consent Day, OneLess, and fitness classes. She advises the Health and Fitness Club, and DKE and she is a mentor in the L.E.A.D. program.  She serves on the Title IX and LGBTQ steering committees as well as the Health Though Leadership Network. Jessica also serves on the Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion steering committee and as a Strengthsfinder Advisor and coach.  Jessica has received national awards from the American College Health Association, NASPA-Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education, and has served in leadership roles for ACPA- College Student Educators International and the New England College Health Association. Jessica loves to cook and enjoys outdoor activities such as golf, skiing and gardening.

 

Angela Giordano, MPH

Health Promotion Specialist
Office: Wellness & Health Promotion | Callahan Building 2nd Floor
Contact: 781.891.2253 | agiordano@bentley.edu 

Angela began working at Bentley in the fall of 2017 after she received her Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in community health sciences from Boston University. Her health promotion experience includes time as a graduate intern at Harvard University’s Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, working with the Town of Needham’s substance use prevention coalition, and as a Prevention Educator and Education Program Manager at a local sexual assault prevention and response center in Southern Maine. Angela is excited to work with the Bentley community to support students as they establish their own practices for health and well-being while they pursue their academic and career goals at Bentley and beyond. During her free time, Angela plays field hockey with her club team in Boston, visits Maine to spend time with family and friends, and enjoys hiking and being by the ocean.

Call, email or stop in!  We are happy to help you with your personal wellness or program inquires. 

Location:  Callahan Building, 2nd Floor
Phone: 781.891.2600
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Campus Wellness Map

Wellness opportunities surround you at Bentley. Check out our wellness map or participate in one of the activities listed below. 


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