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Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of Mental Health Award
The Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of Mental Health Award is an annual award honoring a student who is reducing prejudice around mental illness, raising awareness of mental health issues on campus, and encouraging help-seeking among their peers. It was established in 2008 through a contribution made by Carol Ullman and the late Joseph Greenspan, in memory of their son, Jerry Greenspan.
This award is designed to encourage dialogue about mental health on campuses, reduce prejudice around emotional disorders, and raise visibility of the amazing people who are tackling these issues at schools across the country.
The college student* selected for this award receives:
- A $3,000 cash scholarship
- Recognition on The Jed Foundation’s website
- A trip to New York to attend The Jed Foundation’s Annual Gala to receive the award on June 3rd, 2015
APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED. Thanks to all who applied this year!
Margaret Kramer - University of South Carolina
Michael Kessler - The George Washington University
Lauren Ashley Tipton - Washington and Lee University
Kristen Stefureac - University of South Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jenny Liu - University of California Los Angeles
Adam Taylor - Western Michigan University
The Alive Campaign
Five students from Baylor University bicycle across the country for suicide prevention.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Join us at SoulCycle on Saturday, May 2nd to move your mind and body for good. Click here to reserve your ride!
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