Several graduates have lived the experience of academic progress, and even outstanding academic success like Linda Wiratan, UMBC graduate and Rhodes Scholar Finalist in the link below. She walks the talk of raising mental health awareness within the academic community, in addition to being an amazing scholar.
We have previously posted about mental health supports, and peer support and mentorship is an additional avenue for mental health in the academic community.
Are you a current student with a disability interested in working with other honor students? Look no further than UMBC's Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society [link] for the embodiment of Disability, Achievement and Pride. We're seeking a few good undergraduate (24+ credits/3.10+ GPA) and graduate (18+ credits/3.30+ GPA) students who are registered with Student Disability Services. Click on the Delta Alpha Pi link to learn more.