General Wellbeing P.E.E.R.S.

The General Wellbeing group is a part of the WFU P.E.E.R.S. Network through the Office of Wellbeing. This student led group works collaboratively with our WFU P.E.E.R.S. groups, as well as campus partners to enhance health promotion strategies for Wake Forest students. The General Wellbeing group  promotes the interdependence of thriving through the University’s comprehensive approach of eight dimensions of wellbeing: Physical, Emotional, Environmental, Financial, Intellectual, Occupational, Social, and Spiritual.

 


Find out more about the General Wellbeing group below!

  • General Wellbeing Programs & Events

    The General Wellbeing P.E.E.R.S. are always coming up with new initiatives! So be on the lookout around campus for new and fun programs.

    Fall Semester:

    • Assist with the WakeWell Pre-Orientation Program: This program is designed to introduce incoming first year students to WFU’s comprehensive approach to wellbeing. General Wellbeing P.E.E.R.S. who are interested have the ability to help facilitate the Pre-Orientation Program with the Office of Wellbeing and the University Counseling Center.
    • Facilitate Get Well-Oriented Sessions at New Student Orientation during New Deac Week for all first year incoming students
    • Facilitate Step Up! WFU Bystander Intervention Sessions during Extended Orientation for all first year incoming students
    • Implement fun events for National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week in October. Events include: Ca$h Cab, Wheel of Fortune, & Find Your Sweet Spot!

    Spring Semester:

    • Wake the Beautiful: Promoting body positivity, balanced nutrition, and self-care
    • Assist with the Sleepin’ Deacon Challenge
    • Assist with Alcohol Screening Day & Marijuana Screening Day
  • Leadership Opportunities

    As a part of the WFU P.E.E.R.S. Network, not only do members have the opportunity to attend conferences and present around campus, but they also hold leadership positions:

    Outreach & Communication Chair: Sasha Frye

    Finance Chair: Vivian Li

    Social Media Chair: Caroline Friezo

    Marketing Chair: Sam Yalew

  • Wellbeing Workshops

    The General Wellbeing P.E.E.R.S. are trained to facilitate interactive sessions around holistic wellbeing and academic success. If you are interested in any of the workshops below, you can request one here.

    • Zzz’s Get Degrees
    • Jeopardy: Alcohol & Other Drug Edition
    • Keep Calm & Stress Less
    • Wellbeing Thrivia
    • Step Up! WFU
    • Other Customized Sessions as Requested