Winter blues and the onset of depression

Winter blues and the onset of depression

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Winter snow and cold weather change the landscape and can offer beauty and fun. However, short winter days and navigating a frozen campus can present challenges to the physical and mental health of students. With limited opportunity to be outside, students may display symptoms of cabin fever and the winter blues, also known as seasonal depression or

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Academic support available to students

Academic support available to students

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The fall semester is over and students have received their semester grades. As parents and guardians, how can we help our students academically, and what resources are available if they did not do well in the fall, or did fairly well but would like to do better? At Southern, there are many academic support resources available

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Scholarship Opportunities at Southern

Scholarship Opportunities at Southern

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Exciting news! Your student(s) may be eligible for merit-based scholarships from the University’s SCSU Foundation, Inc.! Through the generosity of trustees, alumni, parents and friends of the University, a number of scholarships have been established on behalf of Southern Connecticut State University. Each scholarship has specific criteria. The scholarship awards range from $500 to $5,000.

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Important End-of-Semester Information

Important End-of-Semester Information

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Last Day of Classes, Final Exams, Snow Days, Residence Hall Closing and available on-campus housing for Spring ’18! The fall semester ends soon! As your students prepare for the end of the semester, here is some important information to keep in mind. The last day of classes is Sunday, December 10, 2017.  The final examination

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Holiday Greetings from the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

Holiday Greetings from the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

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Dear Parents/Guardians, Thank you for your continued support and partnership with us as we continue to guide your student towards reaching their potential and, in the process, becoming educated, productive citizens of their communities and the world. On behalf of the SCSU administration, faculty and staff, I wish you and your family a restful and

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Stress Management: How to help your student

Stress Management: How to help your student

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by Michelle Lawler, SCSU Counselor All of us experience stress in our lives. Good stress (eustress) can be a positive influencer in helping us to feel motivated, achieve our goals and perform at our best. But negative stress exists when pressures become too intense and overwhelming — impacting our overall well-being — and when we neglect healthy lifestyle choices and good self-care.

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Thanksgiving Greetings

Thanksgiving Greetings

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Thanksgiving Greetings from the SCSU Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students Dear Parents, Guardians and Families, As we enter the month of November, it is hard to believe we are more than halfway through the fall semester. As faculty, staff and students begin to prepare for the Thanksgiving break, there is no time better than now

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2017 SCSU Owl Family Day and Homecoming

2017 SCSU Owl Family Day and Homecoming

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SCSU invites you to join other Southern Connecticut State University parents and families for a special time on campus during one of New Haven’s most beautiful seasons. Once again, Owl Family Day will happen during Homecoming which adds to the excitement and fun. The 2017 Owl Family Day provides an opportunity for you to visit

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