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Dialogue #5 - Coping with Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19 in Higher Education: Responses and Lessons Learned

24 June 2020


University leaders from the US and across the continent will be coming together to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health and emotional well-being of their campus communities. In their presentations they will reflect on the challenges they face as well as the ways their institutions are responding. The following university leaders joined the dialogue:

  • Ruthie Rono, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs, US International University - Africa
  • Lamine Ndiaye, Professor of Anthropology, Universite Cheikh Anta Diop
  • Jonathon Novello, Health4U Consultant and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Michigan State University
  • Lucky Odirile, Director, Career and Counseling Centre, University of Botswana
  • Moderator: Paul Zeleza, Vice Chancellor, US International University - Africa


Webinar date: 24 June 2020

Registration for the webinar has now closed. Watch the recording of the webinar here.

Find the concept note for the webinar series here.

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