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Health and Wellness

Nov 15, 2023

Wellness Wednesday: Home for the Holidays

The holiday season can come with stress and challenges as you navigate complex family dynamics and try to stay connected with friends from school. It is just as essential to prioritize your well-being and peace of mind during breaks from work and school. 

Nov 9, 2023

A tasty partnership: NC State Dining and WellRec promote the art of cooking in campus teaching kitchen

In 2021, NC State Dining opened a state-of-the-art teaching kitchen in the Wellness and Recreation Center and Carmichael Gym. The space is a result of a collaborative effort between Dining and WellRec to offer a unique learning space to the campus community. 

Nov 8, 2023

Wellness Wednesday: Take a Break, You Deserve It

Your hard work and dedication to your academics, work, relationships and personal goals this semester are paying off. Now is the time to take a step back, acknowledge your efforts, reflect on your successes and breathe. Here is a how-to guide for taking the next step in your wellness journey.  

Nov 1, 2023

Wellness Wednesday: Social Media and Productivity

Whether we want to admit it or not, mindless scrolling through Instagram and TikTok, sending Snapchats and getting sucked into conversation threads has become ingrained in many of our daily routines. While social media can be a distraction and contribute to procrastination, it also offers a myriad of opportunities for people to connect, learn and grow academically and professionally. 

Oct 27, 2023

UNC System grant to focus on mental health and wellness for the COE

A partnership between Wellness and Recreation and the College of Engineering brings mental health and well-being programming to students. 

Oct 24, 2023

Wellness Wednesday: Why Boundary Setting is Important and How to Do It

At this point in the semester you may be starting to feel overwhelmed with classes, overexerting yourself with obligations or struggling with your relationships. These feelings are all completely normal to have, but can be difficult to manage. That's where setting boundaries comes in.  

A basket of fresh fruits and vegetables on a table with boxes of food in the background of the Feed the Pack Food Pantry.

Sep 5, 2023

New Pack Essentials Hub Ready to Serve Students, Build Community

NC State’s Pack Essentials program has been setting students up for success since 2017 by helping them meet their basic needs such as food, housing and more.  

"Rec of the Month" overlayed on a photo of the facility.

Aug 3, 2023

Wellness and Recreation Center Recognized as Rec of the Month

Campus Rec Magazine, the premier business resource for college and university recreation centers, has recognized NC State University's Wellness and Recreation Center and Carmichael Gym as the August Rec of the Month. 

Taylor '12 during the Salida Enduro Mountain Bike Race.

Jul 21, 2023

Pack in Action: Taylor Wins Gold on Colorado Trails

Visiting the Wellness and Recreation Center was a regular activity for JT Taylor '12 during his time at NC State. More than a decade later he is biking some of the fastest and most technical trails in the Rocky Mountains. 

Awards for Excellence Winners

Jun 21, 2023

NC State Honors 2023 Award for Excellence Winners

NC State announced the 12 university-wide winners of the Award for Excellence during a June 14 ceremony at Hunt Library.