Jessica Gargus

Department Spotlight: Student well-being

Posted by on October 18, 2023

The heart of our campus’s well-being ecosystem is student well-being. At the core of every educational institution is a commitment to nurturing its students’ academic growth and holistic well-being. Student well-being embodies this dedication, providing a nurturing and supportive environment that empowers our students and the S&T community to thrive.

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Student health committees accepted into Missouri Suicide Prevention Coalition Academy

Posted by on September 5, 2023

S&T has various committees and coalitions that focus on student health and well-being. These include the STEP UP! Committee, the Prevention Coalition, and the Health and Well-Being Committee. All three of these committees were accepted into the Missouri Suicide Prevention Coalition Academy.

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S&T joins JED to support mental health, committee leads efforts

Posted by on February 1, 2021

Missouri S&T has joined JED Campus in support of student well-being and mental health. The program is a nationwide initiative of The JED Foundation (JED) designed to help schools evaluate and strengthen their mental health, substance misuse and suicide prevention programs to safeguard individual and community health. S&T’s membership began with establishing an interdisciplinary, campuswide team. he team is named the S&T Health and Well-being Committee. It includes:

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Student well-being topic of talk on March 9

Posted by on March 4, 2020

Jessica Gargus, director of wellness and disability services, will present “Supporting Student Well-Being” noon-1:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center.

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New employees announced

Posted by on February 13, 2020

The following employees joined Missouri S&T in January. Please join the Miner community in welcoming these new staff members:

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Six S&T staff selected for leadership development program

Posted by on October 1, 2019

The University of Missouri System’s 2019 participants in the Dr. Elson S. Floyd Administrative Leadership Development Program (ALDP) have been selected.

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Academic advising conference set for Monday

Posted by on September 12, 2019

Jessica Gargus, managing director of wellness and disability services, will present “Miners Care Committee on Mental Well-Being” noon-1:30 p.m. Monday Sept. 16, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center.

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Gargus honored for peer education work

Posted by on January 8, 2018

Jessica Gargus, manager of Miner Wellness, received the 2017 BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA Outstanding Advisor award from the NASPA-Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education. Gargus was presented the award in November at the organization’s annual awards banquet.

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