Higher Ed Virtual Conference Opportunity: UNYCC’s 2022 Fall Focus

Upstate New York’s College Coalition Fall 2022 Conference, titled Enhancing Campus Wellness Through Collaborative Opportunities, is being held on October 28, 2022. Register now for this free, virtual opportunity for all higher education professionals. 

Pandemic disruptions, and growing political and social tensions, have only exacerbated the mental health “crisis” in higher education. Join your colleagues from across the region to discuss the current situation and the future of campus mental health and wellness.

During this remotely-delivered Fall Focus 2022 on October 28 we will hear from higher education professionals as they help us:

  • Gain a better understanding of the national, state, and local situation.
  • Learn about innovative approaches for promoting campus well-being.
  • Strengthen your campus community’s ability to meet its mental health needs.
  • Work together as a UNYCC community to help students thrive.

Sessions are interactive and are appropriate for all higher education professionals.

Session I: 10:30 am - 12 pm
A Collaborative Model For Enhancing Campus Mental Health

Hear from colleagues at some of Upstate New York’s universities, including St. John Fisher, Nazareth, and Elmira, about the impact of trauma and grief in schools and strategies for students and professionals to cope. 

This panel discussion features perspectives from Residential Life, Athletics, Campus Safety, Academic Affairs, Marketing and Communications, Campus Ministry, and Counseling Center Staff — including a panelist from SUNY Brockport: Darcy Porter, Associate Director of Communications and Content Strategy. 

Session II: 1 - 2:30 pm
Addressing Campus Mental Health: A New York State Perspective

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Darcy Porter, dporter@brockport.edu

Posted: October 19, 2022