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Miami Establishes Mental Health Incubator Fund
Miami is launching a mental health incubator fund to catalyze innovative initiatives enhancing student mental health and well-being. The fund, open to faculty, staff, and student proposals, offers financial support ranging from $500 to $20,000 for projects fostering mental health education, prevention, skill-building, and more.
Miami wins NASPA Award for "Students Fight Back: Stepping Up Against Violence" Program
Miami University received the "Outstanding Peer Education Program Award" for its innovative initiative, "Students Fight Back: Stepping Up Against Violence." The collaborative effort involving HAWKS Peer Health Educators, Intercollegiate Athletics, and It’s on Us showcases the university's dedication to addressing societal issues through teamwork and leadership, as recognized at the NASPA Strategies conference in January.
RedHawk Day of Service Builds Unity
More than 100 students and staff members came together on September 30, 2023 for the inaugural RedHawk Day of Service at Miami University.
Careers in Student Affairs Month
October is “Careers in Student Affairs” month, and the Division of Student Life is providing several opportunities for students to learn about a career in the field of Student Affairs.
Dean of Student BaShaun Smith Initiates Student Connections
Less than a month into his time as Miami University’s associate vice president and dean of students, BaShaun Smith, Ed.D., has wasted no time in forging connections with the student body.
Student Life Launches Guide for Inclusive Events
The Division of Student Life DEI Action Team, with partners from across the university, recently unveiled an Inclusive Programming Guide aimed at helping student organizations craft events and activities that prioritize respect, inclusivity, and sensitivity to student needs.
Preview of Welcome Weekend 2023
Miami University will welcome new students with a jam-packed Welcome Weekend starting Aug. 23, filled with a range of engaging and entertaining activities. Several new events will be offered this year, along with some favorites from previous years.
Student Life DEI Action Team: A Year in Review
The Division of Student Life’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Action Team continued the momentum generated last year by expanding initiatives in the areas of cultural change, systemic change, and training and education.
Meet the 2023 SOUL Team
The halls are empty. The traffic is minimal. The graduation confetti has been largely washed off the seal. Campus is quiet. But while most students have left campus for the summer, the student orientation undergraduate leader (SOUL) team is just gearing up to welcome the incoming class of 2027 through the fall semester orientation process.