June 10-12, 2019
EYP's workplace strategist Leigh Stringer and interior designer Antoinette Ayers partner with Dr. R Kelly Crace, Associate Vice President, Health & Wellness at the College of William & Mary to discuss how universities can better support student health through design.
Designing for Resilience: William & Mary's New McLeod Tyler Wellness Center
June 11 | 1:00-2:00pm
Colleges and universities today face an unprecedented demand for student health services. To respond, college counselors and wellness directors are ramping up their health and wellness programming. In this session, you will learn about the story of the College of William and Mary’s new wellness center (opened Fall 2018). Specifically, the discussion will include the drivers behind its design, specific building strategies used, as well as pre- and post-occupancy data collected by research partners at the University of Virginia. By participating this session, attendees will better understand the intersection between student health issues and wellness programs, as well as how the physical environment can better support students and their care providers.