Jessica Gargus

Celebrating excellence: Meet the 2024 Staff Day Award nominees

Posted by on May 29, 2024

Staff Council is thrilled to announce the 2024 Staff Day Awards nominees. The campus community is invited to the opening ceremony of Staff Day at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 30.

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Student well-being staff present at Meeting of the Minds

Posted by on May 7, 2024

Members of S&T’s student well-being team recently attended Meeting of the Minds, an annual health, safety and well-being conference designed to help campus professionals address the critical health behaviors of university students. Many staff members presented at the conference and Missouri S&T went home with a few awards.

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S&T hosts UM Advise

Posted by on April 2, 2024

Missouri S&T hosted the spring 2024 UM Advise, the University of Missouri System advising summit, on Thursday, Feb. 29. This one-day event, with the theme “Solving for Tomorrow,” provided an opportunity for colleagues to share knowledge and reflect on advising practices.  

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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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