The mission of the New Jersey Higher Education Mental Health Summit is to gather leaders and front-line practitioners from colleges and universities across the state for a one-day conference to share best practices and to learn from one another about what is working in the field and on our campuses to best support our students.
Wednesday, January 10, 2024
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Ave
South Orange, NJ 07079
If you have submitted a program proposal and would like to update your submission, please email [email protected].
All areas of higher education institutions are affected by and need to be engaged in responding to this pressing issue. This Summit will connect university faculty and administrators across New Jersey with mental health leaders. It is open to all New Jersey’s higher education communities.
Registration is required.
Darryl “DMC” McDaniels is co-founder of the legendary group Run-DMC, selling over 40 million albums and changing music history. The first rap group to grace the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine and the first to appear on MTV, Grammy nominated Run-DMC changed music, culture, fashion, language, and made American history. In 2009, DMC was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and in 2016 he received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
He is a passionate mental health advocate. He has co-authored 2 top selling autobiographies
“King of Rock: Respect Responsibility and My Life with Run-DMC” (St. Martin’s Press)
and “Ten Ways Not To Commit Suicide” (Harper Collins). In 2014, DMC started his comic
book company, Darryl Makes Comics. As co-founder of the award-winning nonprofit Felix
Organization, celebrating its 15th anniversary, he has worked to enrich the lives
of children in the foster care system. In 2019, he partnered with the team at Uwill
as an investor and mental health advocate, supporting the mental health and wellness
needs of colleges and students.
Breakout sessions will provide opportunities for interest areas to gather and share best practices. A Resource Fair will be available for vendors and services to share opportunities and information with participants.
|9 - 9:45 a.m.||Registration/coffee and refreshments|
|9:45- 10:45 a.m.||Welcome and Keynote with Darryl McDaniels|
|11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Breakout Sessions|
|12:15 – 1:30 p.m||Lunch|
|1:45 – 2:45 p.m.||Breakout Sessions|
|3:00 – 3:45 p.m.||Closing Session|
|3:45 – 4:45 p.m.||Reception
(Opportunity to informally network/share)
|All Day||Resource Fair|
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The NJ Higher Education Mental Health Summit sponsors are the driving force behind the success of this event, and we are immensely grateful for their support. Learn more about these industry leaders and innovators who share our commitment to advancing knowledge, fostering connections, and driving positive change in higher education mental health.
Interested sponsors please contact MaryAlice Breuninger at [email protected] for more information.