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3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

NSU’s Office of Innovation and Information Technology (OIIT) Takes the Field

OIIT Takes the Field

NSU’s Office of Innovation and Information Technology (OIIT) is doing its part in creating programs that will benefit the health and wellness of its employees. It is our goal to create a monthly program that will get our employees actively engaging in activities that will move them from behind their desks and away from their computer screens. Our concentration will be on heart healthy exercise as well as well-balanced food and snack options. All of our OIIT employees are encouraged to participate as the programs are offered during normal work hours.

On Tuesday, April 25, we offered our employees a program that took place on the field in front of the Alvin Sherman Library. The first portion of the event consisted of numerous interval training drills led by Jaime Gentile, OIIT’s Director of Employee Services, and Brian Foley, Director of Client Support Services. These two individuals generated a schedule of drills including light sprints across the field, side shuffles, crunches, lunges, and jumping jacks. At the completion of the drills, the 24 participants were divided into four teams to compete in a relay race.

The second portion of our program took place in NSU’s Healing and Medicinal Garden. The employees removed their sneakers and walked along the Foot Reflexology Pathway. It is medically proven that such paths can enhance well-being, reduce chronic pain, lower blood pressure, and improve balance.

After this successful program, we are eagerly anticipating a fun and exciting series of events that will motivate our employees to get moving and eat smart!