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WVU to highlight suicide prevention in two events

Composite of Dennis Gillan, John Campo

Dennis Gillan and Dr. John Campo will address suicide prevention in two events this week at WVU.

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WHEN: Monday (Sept. 10), 6 to 7 p.m.

WHAT: 3 Brothers, 2 Suicides, 1 Powerful Message, sponsored by the WVU Students Events Board

WHO: Dennis Gillan, WVU alumnus

WHERE: Evansdale Crossing, fourth floor; 62 Morrill Way, Morgantown

WHEN:  Tuesday (Sept. 11). 4 p.m.

WHAT: “Suicide Across the Lifespan and the Rural-Urban Continuum,” which will highlight the public health realities of suicide, as well as the mismatch between the enormous societal impact of suicide and our investment in prevention.

WHO: Dr. John Campo 

WHERE: Okey Patteson Auditorium at Health Sciences, 1 Medical Center Drive, Morgantown

The lecture will be webcast at

NOTE: Campo’s presentation is part of the David C. Hardesty, Jr. Festival of Ideas

An additional event has been added to the 2018-19 line-up since it was originally announced in August.

Patriotism, Politics and the Playing Field” is now planned for Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m in the Mountainlair Ballrooms. The panel discussion with Bob Costas, Kevin Blackistone and Etan Thomas will focus on the intersection of sports, race and media during a time of intense political division and partisanship. The event is presented by the WVU Reed College of Media.




Amber Mathews
President, WVU Student Events Board; 412.527.3143
(3 Brothers, 2 Suicides, 1 Powerful Message)


Lisa A. Martin
Special Events Coordinator Senior
University Events 
(Suicide Across the Lifespan and the Rural-Urban Continuum)

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