UA Little Rock faculty and staff members are invited to join the employee wellness program that lasts from June 18 to July 29.

Employee Wellness step challenge starts June 18

It’s time to lace up those shoelaces and get fit for the summer with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Summertime Staircase Step Challenge.  Continue reading “Employee Wellness step challenge starts June 18”

Kurt Lenser (left) and his twin brother, Karl Lenser (right), earned the top two spots in the men's 55-59 age group at the Little Rock Half-Marathon.

Love of running builds unbreakable bond between twin brothers

For the second year in a row, Karl Lenser, employee wellness coordinator at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, took first place in the men’s 55-59 age group at the Little Rock Half Marathon on March 3.  Continue reading “Love of running builds unbreakable bond between twin brothers”

Diane Johnson

UA Little Rock employee prepares for Little Rock Marathon

When Jewel “Diane” Johnson, 62, of Little Rock, saw that the University of Arkansas at Little Rock was helping sponsor employees participating in the Little Rock Marathon 5k, 10k, half marathon, and marathon, she was simultaneously intrigued and nervous by the prospect of competing in the 5K.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock employee prepares for Little Rock Marathon”

UALR's New Employee Wellness Coordinator: Mr. Karl Lenser works with Marie Sandusky, the director of health services.

Fitness consultations now available for employees

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Employee Wellness Program is now offering individualized fitness consultations to university employees. Continue reading “Fitness consultations now available for employees”

Volunteers needed for Little Rock Marathon

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is seeking at least 25 volunteers to help support the participants of the Little Rock Marathon.  Continue reading “Volunteers needed for Little Rock Marathon”

UA Little Rock faculty and staff members are invited to partner with a teammate and create a unique team name. Each week from Feb. 5 to March 18, each two-person team that accumulates a total of 75,000 steps for the week will be entered for a chance to win prizes. Free T-shirts will be granted to all participants.

Employee Wellness step challenge to begin Feb. 5

It’s time to lace up those shoelaces and get fit for the New Year with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Employee Wellness fitness step challenge. Continue reading “Employee Wellness step challenge to begin Feb. 5”

UA Little Rock's New Employee Wellness Coordinator: Mr. Karl Lenser works with Marie Sandusky, the director of health services.

Employee Wellness Program to offer diabetes prevention course

The University of Arkansas Little Rock Employee Wellness Program will kick-start its Diabetes Prevention program this spring for university employees who are at high risk of developing diabetes. Continue reading “Employee Wellness Program to offer diabetes prevention course”

Marie Sandusky (left), UALR director of health services, works out with Karl Lenser (right), UALR employee wellness coordinator. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UALR Communications.

Workshop to teach employees how to get fit without the gym

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is showing employees how to get fit without a gym membership by using a few simple workout devices and exercises.  Continue reading “Workshop to teach employees how to get fit without the gym”