Program 1
Building a Culture of Campus Well-Being

This two-day summit will touch on real-world innovative solutions to improve student well-being and how to measure it and promote a more holistic experience for students.

Session Recordings Now Available!

All sessions from the summit are now available on ACHA's YouTube channel.

PROGRAM 1 SESSION RECORDINGS

PROGRAM 2 SESSION RECORDINGS

 

Day 1

Monday, October 8
8:45 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.


Doors open at 8:00 am. Schedule is subject to change. 


8:45 a.m.

Introductory Remarks


  • Stephanie Hanenberg, MSN, FNP-C, Executive Director of Health and Wellness, Recreation and Wellness Center, University of Colorado Colorado Springs; President, ACHA
  • Wendy Shanahan-Richards, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Aetna Student Health

9:00 a.m.

Destination Student Well-Being: What Is It and How Do We Get There?


What is the concept of "well-being" and how can campuses work in pursuit of that concept? This panel will discuss what well-being means, how campuses can construct and promote a culture of well-being, and obstacles in that pursuit.

PANELISTS

  • David Bowles, CRSS, Senior Director for Recreation & Health Promotion Services, University of Florida; Vice President, NIRSA
  • Jenny Haubenreiser, MA, Executive Director, Student Health Services, Oregon State University; Past President, ACHA
  • James Larcus, MA, Project Manager for Strategic Initiatives, Health and Counseling Center, University of Denver
  • Nance Lucas, PhD, Executive Director, Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, and Associate Professor, School of Integrative Studies, George Mason University
  • Sue Wasiolek, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students, Duke University
MODERATOR

  • Stephanie Hanenberg, MSN, FNP-C, Executive Director of Health and Wellness, Recreation and Wellness Center, University of Colorado Colorado Springs; President, ACHA

10:00 a.m.

Innovative Approaches to Well-Being Program Design


Well-being is a broad term and as a result institutional design of well-being programs is equally broad. This panel will discuss well-being program design, innovations in this field, and what constitutes an effective program. 

PANELISTS

  • Todd Gibbs, PhD, Assistant Director for Health Improvement at the Wellness Center, Dartmouth College
  • Jamie Leonard, MPH, Director of Health Promotion, University of Virginia; ACHA Member-at-Large
  • Deborah Beck, Executive Director of Student Health Services and Healthy Carolina, University of South Carolina
  • Tom Szigethy, MA, Associate Dean/Director, Duke University
MODERATOR

  • Edythe Cook, MPA, Associate Director for Administrative Services, Student Health Center, American University; Regional Representative to the Board of Directors, ACHA

11:00 a.m.

Aligning Campus Environments to Well-Being


The purpose of higher education and the development of campus culture has changed significantly over time. In a higher education world that increasingly politicized and monetized, how can campuses pull back and stress holistic well-being? This panel will examine how campus can construct cultures of well-being by fostering partnerships, shaping culture, and interacting with students and leadership.

PANELISTS

  • Kelly Hogan, MPH, Director (former), McDonald Center for Student Well-Being, University of Notre Dame
  • Brenda Higgins, EdD, MSN, APRN-BC, FNP, Associate Vice President, Student Health & Wellness, Truman State University; Regional Representative to the Board of Directors, ACHA
  • Hollie Chessman, PhD, Research Fellow, Center for Policy & Research Strategy, American Council on Education
  • Helen Stubbs, Senior Consultant, Gallup
MODERATOR

  • Stephanie Gordon, Vice President for Professional Development, NASPA  

11:50 a.m. (Lunch and Keynote Speaker)

The Impact of Well-Being and Academic Success


Session description to come. Lunch will begin at 11:50 a.m; the speaker will begin at 12:30 p.m.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

  • John J. DeGioia, PhD, President, Georgetown University

1:15 p.m.

Break


1:30 p.m.

Strategies for Engaging Faculty in Designing Well-Being in the Classroom


How can an institution's faculty and leadership work together to develop and promote a culture of well-being across campus? How can campuses ensure that well-being promotion is not limited just to students? This panel will examine those legal, social, economic and institutional barriers that prevent campuses from changing their cultures.

PANELISTS

  • Kathleen Hatch, Executive Director, Recreational Sports, The Ohio State University; Principal Consultant, Strategic Healthy Impacts
  • Marguerite O’Brien, MSW, Director of Wellness, Prevention & Advocacy Services, University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • Nance Lucas, PhD, Executive Director, Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, and Associate Professor, School of Integrative Studies, George Mason University
  • Julie Yingling, MAE, RN, BA, Director, Health Services, University of Findlay; Executive Committee, ACHA
MODERATOR

  • Nikki Brauer, MS, Director of Health Promotion and Wellness, Illinois State University 

2:30 p.m.

Aligning Mental Health and Well-Being


This panel will explore solutions and innovations intended to transform campus cultures into institutions that stress well-being n conjunction with good mental health. This panel will explore what is working, the best ways to develop partnerships between counseling and well-being, how mental health treatment approaches can be utilized to work proactively, and other measures. 

PANELISTS

  • Laura Horne, Director of Programs, Active Minds, Inc.
  • Jamie Davidson, PhD, Associate Vice President for Student Wellness, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Past President, ACHA
  • Nance Roy, EdD, Chief Clinical Officer, The Jed Foundation  
  • John H. Dunkle, PhD, Executive Director, Counseling and Psychological Services, Northwestern University; Board Member, Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors  
MODERATOR

  • Bryant Ford, PhD, Psychologist and Associate Director, Counseling and Human Development Center, Dartmouth College  



Day 2

Tuesday, October 9

Regular Sessions: 8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Town Hall Session: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


 Doors open at 8:00 am. Schedule is subject to change. 
8:45 a.m.

Introductory Remarks


  • Devin Jopp, EdD, Chief Executive Officer, ACHA

9:00 a.m.

The Intersection of Student Insurance and Access to Care


As student health care demands expand to include mental health services and encompass holistic well-being, how do these demands tie in with student health insurance? This panel will explain how student health insurance is a critical aspect of college health. This panel will discuss the recent history of student insurance, policy and administrative challenges, federal legislative and regulatory concerns, expanding access to care, and what the future holds for these plans.

PANELISTS

  • Michael Huey, MD, Assistant Vice President and Executive Director (Retired), Student Health Services, Emory University; Immediate Past President, ACHA
  • Susan Pearson, Senior Director, Client Services, Aetna Student Health
  • Ralph A. Manchester, MD, Vice Provost and Director, University Health Service, University of Rochester; Past President, ACHA
MODERATOR

  • Diane Dawson, MPM, RN, Comprehensive Care Manager and Nurse Manager, Carnegie Mellon University

10:00 a.m

Enhancing Student Well-Being Through Student Health Insurance


If student health insurance can increase access to care, it can also help enhance a holistic approach to well-being. This panel will explain how student health insurance can play a key role in a student’s approach to college health. This panel will discuss how student health insurance can be utilized to enhance a student’s well-being, the role essential benefits play in access to health care, especially mental health coverage, and how regulatory changes threaten those benefits.

PANELISTS

  • M. Jacob Baggot, MLS, Assistant Vice President for Student Health & Wellbeing, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Past President, ACHA
  • Maureen Cahill, BS, Director, Student Health Insurance, The Ohio State University
  • Karen Kline, MS, RHIA, Manager for Student Health Insurance, Pennsylvania State University-University Park
  • Wendy Shanahan-Richards, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Aetna Student Health
MODERATOR

  • Ralph A. Manchester, MD, Vice Provost and Director, University Health Service, University of Rochester; Past President, ACHA

11:00 a.m.

Ensuring the Well-Being of International Students


For the first time in years, international student enrollment is down at American college campuses. Changing campus climates, reactive policies, and an intensely politicized culture have all upended what it means to pursue a degree as an international student. This panel will discuss how stakeholders can work to ensure the well-being of international students on campuses given the unique challenges of modern campus climates.

PANELISTS

  • Wendy Shanahan-Richards, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Aetna Student Health
  • Julie Baer, Research Specialist, Institute of International Education
  • Carlo Ciotoli, MD, Associate Vice President of Student Health and Executive Director, Student Health Center, New York University
MODERATOR

  • Jessica D. Higgs, MD, FAAFP, Director of Health Service, Family Medicine/Sport Medicine, Bradley University

11:50 a.m. (Lunch Session)


Lunch will begin at 11:50 a.m; the speaker will begin at 12:10 p.m.

Measuring Well-Being and Wellness


How does one measure well-being and what indicators and data can be gathered in such measurements? This panel will discuss data, measurements, and statistics around well-being and how leaders can utilize such to make evidence-based changes to institutions.

PANELISTS

  • Nicole Brocato, PhD, Director, Wellbeing Assessment, Wake Forest University
  • Michelle Burcin, PhD, MPH, Program Director, College of Health Services, Walden University
  • Robert Reason, Professor/Associate Director, School of Education, Iowa State University
MODERATOR

  • Dana Tasson, MD, Executive Director, Student Health and Counseling, Portland State University; Board Member-at-Large, ACHA

1:30 p.m.

Healthy Campus 2030 Town Hall


Session description to come. 


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