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Wiley Education Services Podcast Features Veteran Edtech Entrepreneur

Wiley Education Services Podcast Features Veteran Edtech Entrepreneur

NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --This week, Wiley Education Services podcast, An Educated Guest, will feature Uwill Founder and CEO Michael London. The veteran edtech entrepreneur is interviewed by host Todd Zipper, President of Wiley Education Services, to discuss his distinguished career in education innovation and his fast-growing venture, Uwill. The podcast brings together great...

8 ways colleges are adjusting digital services for 24/7 students

8 ways colleges are adjusting digital services for 24/7 students

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education is rolling out student wellness and mental health solution Uwill to provide counseling services at public colleges and universities across the state. Uwill's technology and network of counselors allow students to be matched with therapists based on their unique needs and preferences. Using artificial intelligence, Uwill takes into account a...

Uwill Named One of Boston’s Hottest Companies by BostInno

Uwill Named One of Boston’s Hottest Companies by BostInno

Student Mental Health & Wellness Platform Wins Award for Fastest Growing Companies Uwill today announced that it has been named a 2021 BostInno 50 on Fire honoree. The annual recognition highlights fast-growing companies in the Boston area that are transforming their respective industries. Uwill, the leading mental health and wellness solution for colleges and students, uses its proprietary...

CAPS works to eliminate waitlist by partnering with college teletherapy service

CAPS works to eliminate waitlist by partnering with college teletherapy service

For the first time in about 14 years, UNC Counseling and Psychological Services had a waitlist for students who wanted ongoing individual counseling, CAPS Associate and Clinical Director Avery Cook said.Cook said this waitlist is a result of increased student mental health needs during the pandemic.CAPS offers brief individual therapy for students seeking support for issues that are "relatively...

Uwill Founder & CEO Michael London Featured on Illuminate Higher Education Podcast

Uwill Founder & CEO Michael London Featured on Illuminate Higher Education Podcast

There's a real pandemic that's plaguing higher education students, and it's not Covid-19.According to the American College Health Association in 2018 and 2019, about 60% of respondents felt overwhelming anxiety while 40% experienced depression so severe that they had difficulty functioning. In 2019, a Pennsylvania State University study noted that demand for campus mental health services...

Telehealth program helps UNC-Chapel Hill meet demand for mental health services

Telehealth program helps UNC-Chapel Hill meet demand for mental health services

Weeks after suicides by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students prompted administrators to cancel classes so students could have a day to focus on their mental health, the university has launched a new program to boost services to students.The UWill program, which started Monday, is a telehealth service that expands student access to licensed therapists.“This was a way of sort of...

Tribal college bolsters mental health services to alleviate the emotional toll of the pandemic on Native American students

Tribal college bolsters mental health services to alleviate the emotional toll of the pandemic on Native American students

Russell Swagger, president of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Community College in Wisconsin, knew the institution needed a better way to provide mental health services to students and employees when it started to become apparent that the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic were hurting students emotionally.Students and faculty at tribal colleges like his were under a lot of strain. Many had to...

Teletherapy Launches at Rural Tribal College in Wisconsin

Teletherapy Launches at Rural Tribal College in Wisconsin

Like many rural tribal colleges across the country, community members at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) near Hayward, Wisconsin struggled with mental health in the pandemic. Those challenges have not gone away since COVID-19 hit the country 18 months ago, pushing LCOOC’s leaders to look for new solutions.“It’s just astounding here,” said Dr. Russell Swagger, president of LCOOC. “It...

Uwill’s Asini Wijewardane Named to Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

Uwill’s Asini Wijewardane Named to Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

This year’s Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 comes from everywhere from Siberia to Sri Lanka, and are making marks for themselves in industries from shipping to software. The 2021 honorees, featured in a special print edition of the Business Journal, includes more than a dozen CEOs, and others hold vital roles at major business giants including Liberty Mutual, EY and AIG. Some are masters of...

Uwill highlighted in NASPA Virtual Innovation Awards Spotlight

Uwill highlighted in NASPA Virtual Innovation Awards Spotlight

In response to all students learning online, BPU expanded its engagement with Tutor.com to provide 24/7 virtual tutoring and partnered with UWill to offer virtual mental health counseling. To integrate these new data streams, BPU’s residential division adopted TAWC’s customer relationship management system. This system centralized formerly siloed data streams and helped empower faculty and staff...

Uwill CEO Michael London & Darryl “DMC” McDaniels announced for featured session at SXSW EDU

Uwill CEO Michael London & Darryl “DMC” McDaniels announced for featured session at SXSW EDU

Today we are thrilled to share a first look at programming including initial Featured sessions as well as Future20, Meet Up, Podcast, Talk, and Workshop sessions — all selected from PanelPicker® for SXSW EDU, March 7-10, 2022.The community continues to be at the heart of the event with SXSW EDU selecting a majority of its programming through the crowd-sourced PanelPicker process. This year,...

AI-Enabled Tech Matches Massachusetts Students to Mental Health Counselors

AI-Enabled Tech Matches Massachusetts Students to Mental Health Counselors

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education is rolling out student wellness and mental health solution Uwill to provide counseling services at public colleges and universities across the state. Uwill's technology and network of counselors allow students to be matched with therapists based on their unique needs and preferences.Using artificial intelligence, Uwill takes into account a...

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Selects Uwill as Student Wellness and Mental Health Technology Solution

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Selects Uwill as Student Wellness and Mental Health Technology Solution

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts chose Uwill, the leading teletherapy solution focused on colleges and students, as a Statewide Contractor to provide counseling services to the 29 public colleges and universities throughout the Bay State. Massachusetts institutions now have access to Uwill’s proprietary technology and network of counselors that enable an immediate connection between students...

It’s Personal: Hip-Hop Icon Gives Attention To College Students’ Mental Health

It’s Personal: Hip-Hop Icon Gives Attention To College Students’ Mental Health

I spent most of my early career working with college students, particularly women and first-generation students, as they navigated the complexities of adjusting to college life. That work enabled me to witness firsthand the myriad challenges that learners face as they enter a new stage of their education. It also showed me the importance of mentorship, counseling, and support for students. But...

Sacred Heart University and Uwill Collaborate to Offer Premier Teletherapy Solution to Graduate Students

Sacred Heart University and Uwill Collaborate to Offer Premier Teletherapy Solution to Graduate Students

Sacred Heart University today launched a new initiative designed to enable on-demand mental health access for its graduate student population, both on-campus and remote. Developed in partnership with Uwill, the leading teletherapy platform focused on college students, the program will provide more than 1,250 Sacred Heart graduate students with immediate, 24/7 ongoing access to a licensed...

Uwill’s Asini Wijewardane Named BBJ 40 Under 40

Uwill’s Asini Wijewardane Named BBJ 40 Under 40

The Boston Business Journal has announced this year’s 40 Under 40, an award that celebrates the city’s best and brightest young professionals each year.The 2021 group ranges from a few in their mid-20s who’ve already made a mark in their industries to others who’ve spent more than a decade and a half building their professional resumes in industries ranging from law and health care to fashion...

New England Law | Boston Partners With Teletherapy Platform to Expand Access to Mental Health Support

New England Law | Boston Partners With Teletherapy Platform to Expand Access to Mental Health Support

Uwill joins brands including Uber, Morgan Stanley and Snapchat for the inaugural Mental Health Action Day to drive the conversation from mental health awareness to mental health action. Convened by MTV Entertainment Group, Mental Health Action Day is an open-source movement, aimed at motivating people to take action to get mental health support — whether for themselves, their loved ones or for...

Uwill CEO Michael London featured on The Ed Up Experience Podcast

Uwill CEO Michael London featured on The Ed Up Experience Podcast

Welcome back to America’s leading higher education podcast! In this episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by Ellucian, we welcome Michael London, CEO, Uwill. This episode, with special guest cohost Danielle Shelton, host of Tips and Trick, which is part of our EdUp Experience Podcast Network, highlights the amazing efforts of Uwill to positively impact student mental health.  Uwill is...

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