Health Promotion

CSB/SJU Health Promotion advocates for a healthy campus culture and empowers students to take responsibility for lifestyle choices and behaviors that result in enhanced wellbeing now and throughout their lives by identifying and confronting health-related issues facing our campus communities and providing creative, dynamic, evidence based programs, services, resources, opportunities and leadership.

2014 - 2015 Health Promotion Plan

Core Values

CSB/SJU Health Promotion is committed to:

  • Balance
  • Collaboration
  • Inclusiveness
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Being Proactive

What is Health?

Health is the state of mental, physical, and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

What is Health Education?

Health education is any combination of planned learning experiences, based on sound theories, which provide individuals, groups, and communities the opportunity to acquire the information and skills needed to make quality health decisions.

What is Health Promotion?

Health promotion is any planned combination of educational, political, environmental, regulatory, or organizational mechanisms that support actions and living conditions conducive to the health of individuals, groups, and communities.

What is Wellness?

Wellness is an approach to health that focuses on balancing the many aspects or dimensions of a person's life through the adoption of health enhancing conditions and behaviors, rather than attempting to minimize conditions of illness.