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Published January 17, 2012, 03:51 PM

Wellness Center Program Explores Link Between Health, School Success

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - A new program on UND's campus is offering a fun and interactive way for students to learn the correlation between wellness and academic success.

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - A new program on UND's campus is offering a fun and interactive way for students to learn the correlation between wellness and academic success.

Altru's Pursuit Of Wellness is a seven week game with activities ranging from cross country skiing to career building events.

Students who play the game will will explore the seven dimensions of wellness and how those relate to their success in the classroom.

"If you are balanced from spiritual to physical, intellectual, environmental that among these all seven dimensions that you can actually have a reflection on your greater academic performance," Erin Dickson with UND Health and Fitness said.

If students complete all surveys and blog about their experience, they could win an iPad. Other prizes include gift cards from $20 to $100.

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