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Michelle Goode, program director of the Center for Health Promotion and co-chair of the JED Campus Initiative, is working on new mental health goals for the college.

Q&A: JED co-chair implements new tools for campus mental health

By Kai Lincke, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Through working with faculty, staff and students, Michelle Goode, campus co-chair of the JED Campus Initiative, has implemented new resources and training for mental health awareness.
Junior Jimmy Mejia is one of many students who utilize Coursicle, a platform for college students to create course schedules and read student feedback on professors, despite mental issues impacting the platforms founder, Joe Puccio.

Coursicle founder opens up about mental health

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Assistant News Editor February 15, 2023
Joe Puccio, co-founder of Coursicle, experienced a mental breakdown but used it as an opportunity to destigmatize mental health.

Naming the Unnamable

By Maggie Bryan and Ray Milburn January 25, 2023

From left, senior Bella Topping, juniors Amulya Ravitej Bachala, Morgana Zendejas Peterson and Hope Borsic are BOLD scholars.The BOLD Leadership Network received a $2 million grant.

Ithaca College chapter of BOLD receives a $2 million grant

By Eleanor Kay, Staff Writer March 31, 2022
The Ithaca College chapter of the BOLD Women’s Leadership Network received a $2 million grant from the Helen Gurley Brown Foundation. 
Junior Olivia Riggio is a junior journalism major studying in Ireland during the Spring 2018 semester.

Exploring the Emerald Isle: Adjusting to a new culture

By Olivia Riggio, Staff Writer March 25, 2018
Ireland has made moves to change attitudes about mental health through educational movements like the Green Ribbon Campaign, spearheaded by SeeChange.

‘Depression Quest’ computer game can educate public about depression

October 6, 2014

Independent video game developer Zoe Quinn created the game “Depression Quest” in 2013. Within the year it has been active, it has received a significant amount of attention — both positive and negative...

Mental health needs attention to prevent mass shootings

September 23, 2014

It is not news to anyone that mass shootings are a growing problem in the United States. The constant issue in coverage of these shootings is whether we should focus on gun control or mental health awareness...

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