Warrior Run prepares for mental health week

By: Charlotte Cheek ~Staff Writer~ A week of activities on campus surrounding mental health awareness will kick off on Oct. 1 in preparation for the Warrior Run next Friday. The Warrior Run is in honor of Jim Miller, former director of Gallagher Student Center, who committed suicide in 2008. Miller was active in his community as a soccer and cross country coach for his daughters and served as an advisor for Xavier Student Government Association. The race benefits Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s (CCHMC) Surviving the Teens® program. The Warrior Run was founded by Miller’s wife in 2009, and last … Continue reading Warrior Run prepares for mental health week

Warrior Run offers grants, raises awareness about campus suicide

By: Justin Worthing ~Staff Writer~ The Cincinnati Warrior Run and Xavier are offering grants ranging from $100 to $750 to students and student groups interested in raising awareness about mental health issues and suicide prevention on campus. Grants will be awarded to those who propose an event or project about mental health issues on campus. Those who are awarded grants will begin their project next semester and are expected to complete it by Oct. 1 for presentation during Wellness Week. “The goal is to get together with your colleagues and think of something you’d love to do, whether it’s out … Continue reading Warrior Run offers grants, raises awareness about campus suicide

Xavier joins Warrior Run

By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ This October Xavier students, faculty and staff are joining campuses around the area by participating in the Warrior Run College Challenge for Week of Wellness on campus to raise awareness about mental health issues in the community. The Warrior Run will be held at 5:15 p.m. on Oct. 11, 2014 in Mariemont. The Warrior Run is a 5K race with a one-mile walk in memory of Jim Miller, a former staff member at Xavier University. Following the passing of University of Cincinnati student Brogan Dulle, The College Challenge was conceived by Race Director, Nancy Eigel … Continue reading Xavier joins Warrior Run