In 2013, Bianca Boyd accepted a position with Oklahoma State University (OSU) as Coordinator of Student Support Services in the University’s Division of Institutional Diversity. She works with the TRIO program which provides a supportive environment for qualified students and assists students with such things as tutoring, academic advising, and study skills. In 2016 Bianco was awarded a fellowship through the National Board of Certified Counselors and is charged with reducing mental health disparities on the OSU campus. Also in 2013, Bianca began a wellness journey which included participating in programs OSU made available to employees such as Cowboy Challenge. At the time of this interview Bianca developed a new way of thinking and behaving in regards to her overall health, had lost over 100 pounds and had successfully completed her first marathon. Her wellness journey goes beyond the physical aspects of good health to include cultivating good mental health.
Oklahoma State University; Health; Employee health promotion
Bianca Boyd was interviewed June 13, 2016 as part of the O-STATE Stories Oral History Project.
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