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Taking Care Week 2020 Promotes Physical, Mental Health During Midterms

During Taking Care Week 2018, students wrote “Get Well” cards for Akron Children’s Hospital patients while relaxing with the therapy dogs.

By Megan Parker and Caitlin Heintz

February 20, 2020

The Counseling and Testing Center is sponsoring Taking Care Week 2020 with a variety of events across campus to help students engage in positive physical and mental health activities. Dr. Juanita Martin, the Executive Director of the Counseling and Testing Center, said the idea of Taking Care Week started ...

Manage stress with UA’s Counseling and Testing Center

Graduate students, April Barnes (left) and Sharon Schwam (right) showing off their origami tulips.

By George Dunlap, Writer

March 2, 2016

Wednesday, March 2 marked the third day for The University of Akron’s Taking Care Week, and included activities focused on how to manage personal stress. Matthew Altiere, psychologist at the UA’s Counseling and Testing Center, tossed out stress balls made out of a balloon and sand to students...

UA’s Taking Care Week

UA student Harwin Der, spinning the wheel to win a prize from the Counseling Center table.

By George Dunlap, Writer

February 29, 2016

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...