A love letter from us to you!

A love letter from us to you!

February (especially the 14th!) can bring mixed emotions. For people who embrace the “Month of Love,” it’s an opportunity for appreciation and romance. Then there are those who can’t stand the overbearing, chocolate-covered holiday. This February, our CollegiateParent team is putting a spin on tradition. Instead of focusing on a single day of flowers and

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A peaceful, non-partisan Thanksgiving

A peaceful, non-partisan Thanksgiving

Holiday dinner conversations can get heated, especially if (when!) someone brings up politics. Are you concerned that there may be more than the usual turbulence alongside the turkey this Thanksgiving? We are, so we asked our staff, contributing writers and friends to share advice for keeping the peace. Everyone agreed that it’s a good idea

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FERPA and HIPAA

FERPA and HIPAA

Many parents view their sons’ and daughters’ college years as a gradual transition from dependent childhood to independent young adulthood. However, there are a few areas where college students are considered adult under the law and parents’ rights to information are restricted. It helps to understand two federal laws: HIPAA and FERPA. Health Records The

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Study Skills and Tutoring available

Study Skills and Tutoring available

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Study Skills The Office of Student Success launched an exciting, new initiative this fall semester by offering specialized tutoring in Study Skills and Learning Strategies. Knowing how to study is a fundamental step to the learning process. To be a successful student, Study Skills is critical! Without this knowledge, a student might struggle, give up,

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Campus safety checklist

Campus safety checklist

It is natural to worry about the safety of your students when they are on campus and especially if they live in the residence halls rather than commuting from home. Rest assured that colleges and universities make student safety a top priority. The campus police department works closely with the town/city police department — security

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