The Ohio State University at Marion

Dr. Rose recognized for wellness leadership

April 18, 2018
Dr. Rose recognized for wellness leadership

Dean & Director of The Ohio State University at Marion, Dr. Gregory Rose, was one of seven university-wide recognized with the 2018 Wellness Leadership Award. The award was presented by Vice President for Health Promotion and Chief Wellness Officer, Bernadette Melnyk as part of the annual State of Health and Wellness in Buckeye Nation that took place March 27th in the Ohio Union Great Hall Meeting Room.

The Wellness Leadership Award is given to a chair, dean, vice president, manager or supervisor who supports health and wellness activities in their respective unit. These individuals were nominated by their colleagues who appreciate their efforts of creating a culture and environment surrounding health and wellness. The recipients are rewarded funds to implement future health and wellness endeavors.


"Greg Rose is incredibly supportive of the health and wellness initiatives on our campus and visible in doing so."

"Each autumn, he leads the kickoff lap for the Hit the Road with the Buckeyes and each day he can be found working behind his standing desk."

"Greg often confers with the campus wellness innovators and last year matched the wellness grant money that we received to allow for more wellness programming."

"He is a strong advocate of sustainability and participates in community Earth Day events by joining local high school students in an environmental clean-up walk."

"Greg has been supportive in providing employees with sit/stand stations when they express interest in obtaining one. He encouraged and help to fund the Health Athlete Program, which was facilitated on the Marion campus."

"Greg strives to live everyday with a healthy and positive attitude. He is a strong leader who cares about and fosters well-being for members of his campus community."