‘Not ashamed’ to admit it | Penn State students, experts on how coronavirus affects students’ mental health | University Park Campus | Penn State | Daily Collegian

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Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, many college students have experienced a range of emotions such as grief, loneliness and hopelessness while in isolation, impacting their mental health and wellbeing. According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study based on an online survey of 5,412 adults living […]

why some experts are concerned for LGBTQ students

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Health experts say it’s critical that sexual health education is included in school curriculum specifically for LGBTQ students. (Photo: Nathalie Cruz for Yahoo Life) Experts are concerned about the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the disruptions in education, particularly around sexual health for LGBTQ students. “I fear that […]

PCC Notes: Mentoring program part of focus on serving first-generation students | News

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WINTERVILLE — Pitt Community College’s efforts to improve the experiences and outcomes of first-generation college students took another step forward last month, when the college’s First-Gen Fellows Mentoring Program held a virtual meet-and-greet for participants. According to PCC Student Success adviser Amelia Bain, who co-chairs the mentoring program with admissions […]

Minister rejects fee discounts for all students

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Image copyright PA Video Image caption Students at Manchester Metropolitan University had to isolate England’s universities minister has rejected calls for discounts or refunds for all students with courses disrupted by Covid-19 restrictions. Michelle Donelan told a committee of MPs she expected the quality of courses to stay high, “despite […]

Texas coronavirus: Students should get tested often, APH says

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Austin Public Health’s Dr. Mark Escott said he is worried about extracurriculars during the school year. AUSTIN, Texas — Although Austin’s top doctor said school buildings should be safe to go to back, Austin Public Health’s Dr. Mark Escott said he’s concerned about kids enrolled in extracurricular activities.  “We have […]

New tools help health students during Pandemic

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SANTEE, Calif. (KGTV) – New upgrades at the Health Occupations Center are allowing students in the medical fields to continue their hands-on training during the Coronavirus Pandemic. “These students can’t go do clinicals in a hospital like they used to be able to,” says Barry Jantz, the CEO of the […]