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For Melissa Norrbom, doctoral student of educational leadership and assistant director of Student Life and Development at CSULB, prioritizing fitness results in improved productivity and success.

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For CSULB alumni and SRWC regular Adam White, every piece of the SRWC—the members, staff, facility and resources—combine for the perfect environment to work out.

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Third year Human Development major Luke McCandless frequents the SRWC rock wall—and has ended up with many good friends because of it! “The rock wall staff are very friendly, and it’s a very safe, open space for new people to come,” said McCandless.

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Having witnessed enormous changes on campus over the years, CSULB alumni Tom Walton relishes one in particular: the Student Recreation & Wellness Center. Tom graduated from CSULB in 1969, “back when dinosaurs existed,” he joked. He worked for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for 40 years before retiring 13 years ago.

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Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Employee Training and Safety Coordinator Jesse Avella frequently uses the SRWC for his own personal health and has seen major benefits in his lifestyle.

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For senior journalism major Jordan Mauldin, the classes offered at the SRWC brought a source of accountability and community, completely transforming his approach to health and wellness.

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Human Development major Thuy-Tien Huynh has only been a member of the SRWC for one year, but has already experienced tremendous improvement in her lifestyle, academics and overall education.

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Few people appreciate and value the SRWC as much as Deborah Ludke, an executive faculty member of the Health Care Administration Department. Having exercised at the SRWC since she began teaching four years ago, Deborah knows how valuable it is.

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Joyce Ricci graduated as a Physical Education major from CSULB in 1968 – and now works out at the SRWC a whopping six days a week!

“I love it,” says Ricci. “I think it's the best fitness center in town. When my husband and I had the opportunity to tour the rec, we thought it was right for us.”

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Vann Ou’s excitement is infectious—and with all the people he’s befriended at the SRWC, it has definitely spread.

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The purpose of the SRWC can be tangibly seen as members utilize it in an effort to pursue a healthy lifestyle. CSULB Administrative Coordinator for the Controller’s Office Betty Fujikawa is one such member.

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Wendy Lewis is a mother, student and the sitting Treasurer of Associated Students, Inc. (ASI). But despite juggling a busy schedule, Lewis makes it a priority to pursue health and wellness by attending the SRWC during early morning hours.

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When Gabby Rivera, a fashion merchandising and design major, walked into the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) for the first time she immediately sought out a personal trainer. “I had no previous fitness background, I didn’t play sports, but I didn’t want to just use the elliptical machine.

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