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SP17 Week 10 Conversation Starters

Spring seems to be springing at last.  There are only 6 weeks of classes left in the spring semester. It’s going to fly by from here, I suspect. Continue reading...

Posted March 27, 2017


Meet the USC Staff: March

Spring is here! Along with spring comes another chance to learn about the UCS staff in this month’s “Meet the UCS” column. This month we are featuring not only a new staff member, but also a new position at the UCS. Continue reading...

Posted March 27, 2017


River Run Training Program

Student Health & Wellness is offering their annual River Run Training Program during the month of April. This free program will help students prepare for River Run, a 5K or 10K run/walk race which takes place on Sunday, April 30th.The 4-week program starts on Monday, April 3rd and ends on... Continue reading...

Posted March 27, 2017


SP17 Week 9 Conversation Starters

Students I've talked to recently seem to be over the hump as far as midterms go and it will soon start to feel as though the end of the semester is in sight. For instance, the beginning of early registration for the fall is only 3 weeks away. Continue reading...

Posted March 20, 2017


SP17 Week 8 Conversation Starters

We're still in the clear middle of the semester, the doldrums for some students. Continue reading...

Posted March 8, 2017


A message from Tom

My message this month is probably of particular interest to parents who live in Iowa, but I suspect that a similar conversation is relevant in the states most of you live in.  Continue reading...

Posted March 7, 2017 by Tom Rocklin


SP17 Week 7 Conversation Starters

The students I’ve spoken to recently have been a bit inundated with tests. That might be true for a while to come! Continue reading...

Posted February 27, 2017


SP17 Week 6 Conversation Starters

We are about a third of a way through the semester, and tests continue to pop up. I talked to a student last week who said he thought he might have a test this week. I encouraged him to check the date. Continue reading...

Posted February 20, 2017


SP17 Week 5 Conversation Starters

We have arrived at the point in the semester when the beginning is over and the end is a long way away. Tests, projects, and papers are becoming more common, and more students have feedback on work they have done for a class.  Continue reading...

Posted February 13, 2017


New employees at RVAP

Deanna Hansen started in January as the Washington and Van Buren County Services Coordinator. Deanna entered this field to meet clients where they are at: mentally, physically and emotionally. She is looking forward to helping rural counties get the support they need. Continue reading...

Posted February 7, 2017


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