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.
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.
The Kansas State Board of Education has established a temporary advisory council to improve and reform American Indian learning systems in the state. Cheryl Harrison-Lee, chairwoman of the Kansas Board of Regents, said the creation of the council will help state education officials as they try to close enrollment gaps for underserved Kansans.
When Emily Cruz was a high school senior looking to go to college, she didn’t know where to begin. As the first of her family to attend college, she wasn’t familiar with how to apply for financial aid or how to find scholarships. “It was kind of like figuring things out on my own,” Cruz said. “There weren’t many resources available to help me navigate.”
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.