Committed to the development of citizen leaders with a focus on inclusive well-being, belonging & mattering, and creating a life of meaning and purpose. 

The Well-Being Unit is comprised of Campus Recreation, CAPS, and University Health.

Led by the Dean of Well-Being, Dr. Maureen Walls-McKay, we offer opportunities for the Longwood community to engage and reflect on topics of well-being through visible and diverse partnerships. 


  • Social connectedness
  • Stress management
  • Gratitude
  • Mental health
  • Spirituality
  • Resilience
  • Happiness
  • Mindfulness
  • Growth mindset
  • Inclusivity
  • Self-compassion
  • Life purpose

Well Being Council Members
August 2021-July 2022

  • Moe Bates, Director of Residential & Commuter Life
  • Meagan Earls Byrnes, Director of Fraternity/Sorority Life
  • Wade Edwards, Associate Dean, Cook-Cole College of Arts & Sciences
  • Renee Gutierrez, CAFE Assistant Director for Across the Career Programs
  • Gus Hemmer, Director of Campus Recreation
  • Sasha Johnson, Title IX Coordinator & Director of Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Programs
  • Travis McCall, Assistant Athletics Director for Facilities, Event and Project Management
  • Justin Pope, Chief of Staff
  • Maureen Walls-McKay, Chair, Dean of Well-Being