The mission of Fitness and Wellness Center is to improve the health of the campus community by providing wellness education, effective exercise activities, and assistance in developing a healthy lifestyle. By meeting the diverse physical activity and wellness needs of the campus community, the Fitness and Wellness Education Center strives to ensure that the Center is a place where "Every Body Counts."
Ms. Debra Karnes-Padilla
Program Manager of Fitness and Wellness Center (FWEC)
Ms. Karnes Padilla oversees of all of the physical education courses and the health and wellness courses. She brings the following expertise to her area, earning
- An M.S. in Physical Education in 2004 with a focus in Sports Management from the University of New Mexico
- A B.U.S. in Arts Studio and Art History from the University of New Mexico in 1994