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How Universities Can Support Student Mental Health and Wellbeing – The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you through The European Sting’s collaboration with the World Economic Forum. Author: Razan Roberts, Senior Director, Strategic Engagement and Communications, Salesforce.org The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in mental health issues among many students. Educational institutions should respond to the mental health and well-being issues facing […]

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Central Michigan University partners with iGrad to provide personalized financial literacy platform for students

San Diego, California, March 15, 2022 — (PR.com) — iGrad has partnered with Central Michigan University to provide its personalized, interactive, online, and mobile student financial wellness platform to nearly 15 000 public university undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni. iGrad’s platform at CMU includes comprehensive personalized and interactive information on everything from […]

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Student debt relief: Could payments be suspended again as White House considers executive action?

fizkes / iStock.com A White House official said the Biden administration is considering extending the pause on student loan payments — which is currently set to expire in less than two months — although nothing official has been decided yet. See: Freezing Student Loan Forgiveness Plans –– What happens when the moratorium ends?Find: How Gen […]

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Seniors and Student Loan Debt: Is There a Way Out?

designer491/Getty Images/iStockphoto The problem of growing student debt in the United States largely concerns young people who are struggling to repay their loans in addition to their other bills. But seniors on fixed incomes also face many of the same challenges. See: Navient student loan settlement leaves many people with a bill to pay Find: […]

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Navient’s student loan settlement leaves many with a bill to pay

spawn / Getty Images/iStockphoto Student loan giant Navient made headlines last month when it agreed to forgive $1.7 billion in debt and pay $95 million in restitution for predatory lending practices, but all of its borrowers will not benefit from the settlement. See: Navient Student Loan Settlement – Are You Eligible for a $260 Restitution […]

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Ohio State Appoints New Senior Vice Provost for Student Academic Excellence

The Ohio State University today announced that Professor Charlene Gilbert will join the Office of Academic Affairs as Senior Vice-Rector for Student Academic Excellence and Professor at the Department of Women’s Studies, Gender and Sexualityas of April 4, 2022. Gilbert will serve as a strategic advisor to Executive Vice President and Vice President Melissa L. […]

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Another $415 million in student loans have been forgiven – is yours one of them?

Monkey Business Images / Shutterstock.com The US Department of Education will repay $415 million in student loans to nearly 16,000 borrowers who attended DeVry University and other for-profit schools accused of defrauding or misleading students. See: Navient Predatory Student Loan Suit Ends in $1.85 Billion SettlementFind: Social Security Reimbursement – Here’s Why Some Students Can […]

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SCSU seeks public funds for student center and dormitory rehab | Local

South Carolina State University is asking lawmakers for its share of the state’s projected $1 billion surplus so the university can, among other things, add a student center and fully rehabilitate Truth Hall. Acting SC State President Alexander Conyers reported at a Feb. 3 meeting of the university’s board of trustees that he and his […]

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SCSU seeks public funds for student center and dormitory rehab |

South Carolina State University is asking lawmakers for its share of the state’s projected $1 billion surplus so the university can, among other things, add a student center and fully rehabilitate Truth Hall. Acting SC State President Alexander Conyers reported at a Feb. 3 meeting of the university’s board of trustees that he and his […]

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SCSU Seeks Public Funding for Student Center and Dormitory Rehab |

South Carolina State University is asking lawmakers for its share of the state’s projected $1 billion surplus so the university can, among other things, add a student center and fully rehabilitate Truth Hall. Acting SC State President Alexander Conyers reported at a Feb. 3 meeting of the university’s board of trustees that he and his […]

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Rates for non-traditional students may rise as programs expand during pandemic The Badger Herald

Eight years after John Walker stopped taking college classes at Murray State University in western Kentucky, he returned as a mature graduate student at the University of Wisconsin. But Walker’s path to UW had many detours. He worked in Kentucky as a local reporter, then moved to Germany to work on a dairy farm. When […]

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Will student loans get more expensive when the Fed raises interest rates?

Kameleon007 / iStock.com The impact of Federal Reserve interest rate hikes on student loans falls firmly into the “it depends” category – primarily about who provided the loan and when you got it. See: 4 of the Best Student Loan Refinance CompaniesFind: 10 ways to pay off your student loans in a year Your loan […]

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Sac State to open a Native American student center

Center hopes to recruit more Indigenous students Keyshawn Davis A Native Student Center is coming to Sacramento State in the fall of 2022 on the first floor of Lassen Hall. Described as a necessity by Indigenous students, the center will be reminiscent of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, providing space for representation and belonging […]

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Center for Undocumented Students Opens on Pullman Campus – WSU Insider

Washington State University celebrates its commitment to serve and support undocumented students with the grand opening of the Center for Undocumented Students on the Pullman campus on October 14. Doug Standish with Draw For Change installs a mural in the Compton Union Building’s new undocumented student center. All students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited […]

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Watch Now: Illinois State University Adds More Dining Options to Student Center | local education

NORMAL – The revitalized Bone Student Center at Illinois State University is ready to welcome people back to the community with new dining facilities. Star Ginger Asian Grill and Noodle Bar opened in mid-February and Timbers Grille, an American-style own-brand restaurant with all-day breakfast, opened in August. They joined Qdoba Mexican Eats, Starbucks, The Landing […]

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APSU Adult, Nontraditional and Transfer Student Center has a new home

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – For many adults – especially those over 26 – going to college can be a lonely and daunting experience. Their younger classmates don’t always get their pop culture credentials or understand their musical tastes, not to mention struggles to balance parenting and classroom work. Ashley N. Kautz, ANTS Coordinator “Research shows that […]

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Lowman Student Center Receives Renovation Recognition

Lowman Student Center Receives Renovation Recognition August 17, 2021SHSU media contact: Emily Binetti The Association of College Unions International (ACUI), the largest organization representing student activity centers and student unions in the United States, recently recognized the Lowman Student Center at Sam Houston State University. The building is featured in the July edition of ACUI’s […]

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Bone Student Center becomes ISU’s new “gateway”

On Friday, Illinois State University rededicated the Bone Student Center after a $33 million renovation that had been underway for more than a decade. The project, which began in 2017, included the addition of new meeting and event spaces, new restaurants, new offices for student support services, and a renovated bookstore. Illinois State University / […]

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The Well hopes to start work on the West Walnut Student Center this year | News

An empty two-acre lot along West Walnut Street that has at different times been home to several nightclubs is approaching redevelopment. The Well, a 23-year Christian ministry serving East Tennessee State University students, purchased the properties at 812 and 820 W. Walnut St. in December 2018. He plans to build a student center on the […]

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Sam Houston State student leaves his mark at the Lowman Student Center | Local news

A young sophomore at Sam Houston State University, studio art major Jada Jackson has already left her mark on the school with eight original works that have been on permanent display at the Lowman Student Center. “The Faces of Bearkats” is a collection of eight Jackson portraits that celebrates the diverse student body at SHSU. […]

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Writing community dialogue addresses in the multicultural student center, university actions

Sophomore drama student Nikela Reed spoke at the Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs Dialogue on Monday, March 1, 2021, calling for more action on the 11-Step Action Plan for a K-State more inclusive. The dialogue was a response to posts written on open forums Friday at the Morris Family Multicultural Student Center. (Bailey Britton | […]

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SC State Unveils Newly Renovated Student Center; new dining options now available | Local

South Carolina State University recently unveiled the newly renovated student center at The Pitt, which features new retail dining options. The renovation was done in conjunction with SC State’s campus catering partner, Sodexo, a catering and facilities management company. The Pitt now offers a collection of trendy casual restaurants, including WOW, Which Wich, Mein Bowl […]

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Fresco and GRAZERS are no longer part of the Student Center HUB | Latest updates

From the vegan station, the vegetarian foods offered in the Eastway Fresh Food Company, and the various options available to students in the new Design Innovation dining hall, there is no doubt that Kent State University prides itself on the variety of options foods that meet many different types. students. However, fewer options were available […]

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The revitalization of the Bone student center is nearing completion – News

The revitalization of the Bone Student Center is nearing completion. The four-year project is slated for completion in February with the opening of Star Ginger, a Southeast Asian concept restaurant to be located on the second floor; installing graphics and signage for the new spaces on the second floor; and installing technology for the new […]

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Ashley Brown named director of the Student Center for Social Justice and Identity | News

by Anna Thomas Ashley Brown (submitted photo) Ashley Brown, who has a strong background in social justice education and student engagement, is the new director of the Student Center for Social Justice and Identity. Housed within the Office of the Dean of Students, the center’s mission is to promote a campus environment informed by cultural […]

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New KSU Multicultural Student Center – Spaces4Learning

PODCAST Focus on Schools: KSU’s New Multicultural Student Center By Yvonne Marquez 08/12/20 Schools In Focus is a podcast dedicated to the design, planning and management of educational institutions and campuses. Hear editor Yvonne Marquez chat with industry experts, facility managers, architects, safety and security professionals and other thought leaders. Find previous episodes […]

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The Esports lounge opens at the Student Center | Mobile

Wayne State University students can take a break from class and play video games in the esports lounge on the lower level of the Student Center which opened on October 7. WSU originally announced the start of construction for the esports show on April 3, but plans have been underway for a few years. An […]

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Western Michigan University Student Center to Slow Enrollment Loss

In this special edition of 5 Things, Food Management highlights five things you may have missed recently about developments around the coronavirus and its impact on dine-in. Here is your list for today: WMU plans to complete major student center project Related: Announcing the 2021 FAME Award School Catering Service Winners Western Michigan University (WMU) […]

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Ball State releases COVID-19 operations plan for student center

Ball State released the LA Pittenger Student Center’s full operations recovery plan on Monday, detailing the operation of the Student Center and its amenities during the summer and fall 2020 semesters. Currently, the plan indicates that access to the student center building is limited to the first floor and basement for services provided in these […]

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Bone Student Center Revitalization Update and Introductory Video – News

Progress continues in the revitalization of the Bone Student Center. This week, the first floor lobby and the new main entrance on the east side of the building opened, along with the exterior entrance to Barnes & Noble at Illinois State University. The exterior staircase and ramp to Milner Plaza will open in September. The […]

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Better and Brighter: Bone Student Center Revitalized – News

The first phase of Bone Student Center’s transformational revitalization was completed during the spring semester, with other work completed throughout the summer. Visitors can expect to see a more open and inviting concept for the building which has not undergone any major upgrades since it opened in October 1973. Entrances have been reconfigured and improvements […]

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Revitalization of the Bone Student Center puts the finishing touches on the first phase – News

The first phase of the Bone Student Center revitalization draws to a close as new spaces began to open to the public over the past month. The most recent public unveiling took place on Monday, March 18, with the opening of the lower two levels of the new addition on the east side of the […]

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ISU Announces More Dining Choices at Bone Student Center | Local company

NORMAL — With much fanfare and an impromptu drumbeat, Illinois State University announced Thursday that Qdoba Mexican Eats, Starbucks and a takeout spot called The Landing will be among the new dining choices at Bone Student Center. That leaves two more restaurants to be announced as part of the ongoing revitalization project at the Bone […]