Dr. Josette Cline, the director of the Counseling and Psychological Services center at the University of Arkansas, said mental health is a top priority for the University, especially in a year plagued by the pandemic. Dr. Cline said the number of calls to CAPS has increased after a University of Arkansas student died in his fraternity house last weekend.
Applying to college has always been harder for first-generation and low-income students than for peers with greater access to support at every step of the process. This year, data shows, that gulf has widened.
In 2020, a staggering 39 million American adults dropped out of college and never finished their degrees. Their reasons vary and so do the solutions. Colleges and philanthropies are interested in luring this population back—not only to improve the lives of these individuals and raise the skills of the U.S. labor force, but also to fill empty seats at colleges that have been losing students.
University of Kansas students can now download a free app to help stay safe on campus. The Rave Guardian mobile phone app includes real-time interactive features that enable students to connect with a network of friends, family and safety personnel at the Lawrence and Edwards campuses.
When students walk through the doors of the Dodge City Community College Student Achievement and Resources Center (SARC), they can expect a calm, relaxed environment for tutoring, advising, studying and study hall.