Wellness Committee - Operational

Current Membership

Noah Berkowitz (SNRGSA Representative) - 244 North HARH; EC 0962 | E-mail: njberkowitz95@gmail.com [Term Expires: 2024]

Paul Hanson - 611 South HARH; EC 0996 | phone: 402-472-7762 | E-mail: phanson2@unl.edu [Term Expires: 2025]

Sean Kruse (Member, HealthierU Wellness Liaison) - 101 South HARH; EC 0961 | phone: 402-890-5563 | E-mail: skruse6@unl.edu [Term Expires: 2025]

Mark Mesarch - 913 South HARH; EC 0989 | phone: 402-472-5904 | E-mail: mmesarch1@unl.edu [Term Expires: 2025]

Brendon Orr - 810 South HARH; EC 0988 | phone: 402-472-8108 | E-mail: borr3@unl.edu [Term Expires: 2025]

Membership Criteria

The committee will consist of at least three people: 1) a faculty member, 2) a staff member and 3) a graduate student represetnative. The committee will develop a yearly plan for the academic year of SNR-sponsored and UNL-sponsored activities.


Wellness: An interactive process of becoming aware of and practicing healthy choices to create a more successful and balanced life style. The SNR Wellness team works within the bounds of the UNL Healthier U program. This include programs and activities that fall into the "Dimension of Wellness":

  • Physical
  • Social
  • Spiritual
  • Intellectual
  • Financial
  • Cultural
  • Career
  • Environmental
  • Emotional

Upcoming University Wellness Events

SNR Outdoor Recreation Box

SNR has a small array of outdoor games items that can be checked out for use on the SNR North or South Lawns. You can find these items at Nebraska Maps and More. Currently the collection includes some frisbees, baseballs and a kickball. Donations of small size sporting equipment are welcome.

Breastfeeding Mothers' Support Group

Mothers' Support Group

A free support group for breast-feeding mothers returning to school or work will meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at noon in the Women's Center, 338 Nebraska Union.

  • Open to students, staff, and faculty at UNL
  • Attend while pregnant or after the baby is born
  • For more information contact: knelkinpedersen2@unl.edu

Nacho Rides

Rides from Hardin Hall or other starting points along the MoPac Trail to Eagle NE. Look for a couple more in early August and September on a Tuesday night. Contact Mark Mesarch at mmesarch1@unl.edu if interested.

nachoride 2018
Nacho Ride II - July 3, 2018 : Paul, Suzanne, Stephanie, Mark, Peter, Cheri, John, Jake

SNR Sponsored Fitness Class - TRX Yoga

TRX Yoga 1TRX Yoga 2