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Penn State PRO Wellness

Penn State PRO Wellness educates and inspires youth and their families to become champions for healthy life choices. The center provides program development and implementation, assessment and evaluation, technical assistance and access to proven wellness interventions.

Since 2003, Penn State PRO Wellness has led statewide efforts to promote healthy eating and active living for youth and families. The center’s work has contributed to significant institutional changes statewide and has focused on several key areas:

  • Providing informative and educational programs and materials to schools, youth and their families
  • Collaborating with schools, communities and likeminded organizations on projects related to promoting nutrition and physical activity
  • Implementing research-based interventions in the school and community settings and disseminating innovative solutions and methods
  • Obtaining funding and in-kind support from foundations, industry and state/federal government sources
  • Growing healthy champions throughout the commonwealth of Pennsylvania