Focus on Fitness: Tri-C recognized for Creating Culture of
Wellness on Campuses
HIGHLAND HILLS, May 5, 2020: Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®)
has joined a select list of universities and colleges honored by
Exercise is Medicine® for efforts to create a
culture of wellness.
Tri-C received a silver level designation from the organization
for its work promoting a healthier lifestyle through fitness. It
was one of 167 institutions honored from around the world.
Health and wellness initiatives sponsored by the College’s Sport
and Exercise Studies program include the Triceratops Trample 5K;
Exercise is Medicine events at Eastern and Western campuses;
personal training sessions; and health and fitness assessments.
Exercise is Medicine is part of a global health initiative by
the American College of Sports Medicine. The goal is to promote
physical activity and a healthy lifestyle to help prevent many
The organization launched its recognition program in 2014 to
honor colleges for their efforts to create a culture of
The Tri-C Sport and Exercise Studies program prepares students
for careers as personal trainers, fitness specialists and other
health-related professions. Visit tri-c.edu/exercise for