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Madison Costigan Nov 24, 2020 8:32 pm

The Hidden Opponent

Student-athletes encounter many struggles when competing in a college sport—scheduling, injuries, and worrying about their performance, to name a few. Universities provide resources to help student-athletes through many of these difficulties, so that they can thrive under the pressure of their...

Student Wellness Services Hours and Services for Fall 2020 Semester

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 12:30

Wellness Services would like to extend a warm welcome to our new community members for the Fall 2020 semester, and a welcome back to our returning Arcadia students, staff, and faculty! Counseling Services and Student Health Services have been working over the summer to further develop our services and procedures for the upcoming fall semester. We are committed to providing all of our students... Read More

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May 7, 2020 Jen Retter

#ArcadiaStrong: Faculty and Staff Standouts During COVID-19

We asked our social media followers to share outstanding faculty and staff experiences they've had in the wake of COVID-19.    "Jodi Bornstein has built a community for ED110 that has been super supportive."  "Kathy Trainor has been very supportive and...

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Apr 22, 2020 Andrea Walls

Henning Provides Wellness, Mental Health Services for Arcadia Community

Final Exam Week is a stressful time for students. It happens each spring and fall when students pour everything they have learned during the semester into measurable assessments. With the pressure to turn in their best academic performance, students often feel anxiety, stress, and worry...

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Mar 31, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Counseling Services Hosts Competition for Preventative Resource Card Design

Arcadia’s Department of Counseling Services is hosting a design competition to help create a suicide prevention resource card with information about coping mechanisms and the resources available on campus. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit up to three different designs...

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March 17, 2020
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 15:45

To our Arcadia students,

As we respond to the COVID-19 virus, Counseling and Student Health Services has been diligently working to determine the best way to continue to offer you support and meet the needs of the reality of our current campus situation. 

In accordance with Governor Tom Wolfe’s announcement to close all schools and minimize in-person meetings in Montgomery County... Read More

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Denise Glick Feb 12, 2020 10:46 am

Balancing Your Normal

If you read my first post, you know I’ve had a kidney transplant. Many people seem to think that a transplant is “one and done.” Once you slap that lumpy glob of tissue in, bam, no more problems. Like that Surgeon Simulator video game (Rage Quit, anyone?).  The reality, though, is that I’m...

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Kathryn Jones Nov 19, 2019 11:18 am

Self-Care for Midterms

When you think of self-care, your mind probably jumps to bath bombs, face masks, and sleeping in. These are all good options for wellness, but don’t stop there when it comes to practicing self-care in everyday life. It’s important to think of self-care less as a reward for doing a good job or...

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Caitlin Joyce Oct 10, 2019 3:27 pm

Dealing with Divorce at College

At the start of my junior semester, I felt like I was finally seeing the fruits of my academic labor. I had been offered a research position, I was going to be involved with a presidential committee, and I declared my double major. I felt like my future was bright and brimming with opportunity—...

Kathryn Jones Mar 27, 2019 5:35 pm

How to Succeed at Overloading

I have overloaded three out of four semesters at Arcadia—by choice. Overloading is when you take more than 18 credits per semester; the usual course load is 16. We aren’t allowed to overload while doing FYSAE, so my first Spring semester was normal. First-semester freshmen are not allowed to...

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Feb 22, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

Eating Concerns Awareness

Take part in our Eating Concerns Awareness event, part of the National Eating Disorders Week #ComeAsYouAre Think you might have an eating issue-take a screen given by our Arcadia counseling staff. Join the Active Minds group and make a heart to post.  Join the Counseling staff and...

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Jan 30, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

AU Lead/Boosting Interpersonal Effectiveness

This is an AU Lead series workshop. Join the counseling staff and improve your skills in relationship strategies, saying "no", establishing priorities and dealing with interpersonal conflict.  RSVP to baldwinp@arcadia.edu by 2/21.