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Students Reflect on the 2018 Spring Semester

The 2018 Spring semester seemed to drag by for some students, whereas it flew by for others. These students shared their thoughts on the semester and how they got through it: 425 more words

Salisbury students on campus culture

Salisbury University students are asked what they feel their campus culture entails. Watch to see how five SU Sea Gulls feel about their college community.

Salisbury University

Too Hungry to Learn: How to Help Students Facing Food Insecurity

By Barbara Gruener

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner.

If you’ve been an educator for any time at all, you’ve probably met this student: Nothing about his physical appearance sets him apart from his classmates, but he never seems to feel well and asks to go to the nurse, complaining of a stomachache or a headache, more often than any of your other students. 970 more words

Service Learning & Volunteerism

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In addition to food insecurity being a problem for k-12 students, it is also an increasingly large upsurge in food insecurity in college students.  The Boston Globe recently did an article on food insecurity at Massachusetts' public colleges Salem State University, for example, has a food pantry. In California, this epidemic so severe that a reported 65% of college students are food insecure, with the majority being Black or first generation students.   .The full report from Students Against Hunger is worth a read.

Why graduation rates lag for low-income college students

New data show that less than half of all Pell Grant recipients graduate on time – a reality that one scholar attributes to the unique barriers faced by low-income students. 65 more words

Higher Education

For Some College Students, Hunger Is An Extracurricular

In 2016, 48 percent of U.S. college students reported experiencing food insecurity in the past 30 days.

Food insecurity — defined as being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food — is prevalent at both two-year and four-year institutions and  18 more words

Higher Education

Get me off this ride ...

Some school years are bumpier than others. This has certainly been one of those years. It’s had twists. It’s had turns. At times I think it flung us upside down and shook us all around! 61 more words

Life's Little Lessons

Skin care concerns with college students - Plaskin story

We have a really crazy education system in South Korea. One has to study pretty much all day long, from 6 in the morning till midnight (or more). 554 more words

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