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Taking Care Week Offers Students, Faculty, Staff Ways to De-stress

Taking Care Week Offers Students, Faculty, Staff Ways to De-stress

By Megan Parker, News Contributor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

Hosted by the Counseling and Testing Center, this year’s Taking Care Week included several activities; such as informational workshops where students, faculty and staff learned ways to de-stress and relax during midterms. Dr. Matthew Altiere, Senior Associate Director of the Counseling and Testing Cent...

Major change

Major change

By Celeste Houmard, Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Many college students have wondered whether or not they chose the right major or minor. Students have to decide their major as teenagers, and sometimes it is hard to be sure that major was the right fit for them. UA’s Counseling and Testing Center provided a workshop called “Not What I Wanted:...

Love shouldn’t hurt

Love shouldn’t hurt

By George Dunlap, Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The University of Akron’s Counseling and Testing Center hosted a workshop called “Love Shouldn’t Hurt” as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month on April 12. This event was led by UA counselors Eric Hayden and Rebecca Crain. The workshop focused primarily on the risks of abuse in relationships,...

Trailblazer: first gen students pave way

Trailblazer: first gen students pave way

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

April 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

When thinking of a first generation college student, most people don’t think of Hillary Clinton. When she first attended college she felt out of place and wanted to drop out. However, after volunteering on campus, Clinton felt as if she belonged and finished her college career. Being a first generation...

UA’s Taking Care Week

UA’s Taking Care Week

By George Dunlap, Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

During this time in the semester, students start to feel overworked, tired, and may lack in self-care. To help aid students over the mid-semester hump, The University of Akron’s Counseling and Testing Center is hosting “Taking Care Week” from Feb. 29 until March 4. The week started off on Monday...

Sleep for grades

Sleep for grades

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer

March 18, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles

The Counseling and Testing Center hosted a guest lecture by Matt Altiere, which focused on the benefits of healthy sleeping habits. Good Sleep and Academic Performance was presented on Tuesday, March 17 Simmons Hall, Room 306. The hour long discussion reviewed the basics regarding sleep problems and...

On-campus workshops aid in student success

By William SInger, News Editor

September 18, 2014


Filed under News

  The University of Akron Counseling Center The Counseling and Testing Center is offering several workshops this week to help students deal with the challenges that comes with college life. The workshops cover a wide range of topics including Test Anxiety, Becoming a Gender and Sexual M...