Health & Wellness
this is our philosophy
It’s simple. We believe that good food is essential to a healthy life. Our commitment is to help you power your life on campus with good food and a dining program that makes it easy for you to eat right.
It’s why we have healthy and wholesome choices available every day and it’s why we have nutrition and wellness programs that help take some of the mystery out of healthy living.
Here are just a few of the many steps that we are taking to support your health and well-being.
Click on one of our key areas below to learn more about Health & Wellness initiatives.
Allyson West, RD, LDN
Allyson West is the Registered Dietitian with High Point University Dining. Allyson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, as well as a Fine Arts Degree in Contemporary Dance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Allyson is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Association, in addition to being an active member of the North Carolina Dietetics Association. Allyson has four years’ experience as an inpatient dietitian with Cone Health prior to joining Higher Education.
Allyson works closely with the culinary team and management staff to ensure there is a variety of
nutrient-dense choices available across campus every day. Healthy dining options are vital for overall well-being and nourishing the campus community is a top priority.
Allyson is available to provide guidance to ensure healthy eating as a lifestyle here on campus. Allyson can aid the campus with dietary allergies or preferences as well as provide individual and group nutrition tours to familiarize the campus community with the dining opportunities. Allyson will be providing specialized presentations and tabling events throughout the year to increase awareness between nutrition and healthy living.