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Myers, David M.; Rosenberger, Eric – About Campus, 2012
Humans, as social creatures, look to others for affiliation, support, and guidance while also having the capacity to offer something of value to someone in need (understanding, compassion, reassurance, hope, etc.). While offering such support can be easy, almost innate, for some and less natural for others, basic helping skills can be learned and…
Descriptors: Altruism, Helping Relationship, Interviews, Role Models
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Nidiffer, Jana – About Campus, 2002
When women were first admitted to colleges and universities, it was only the first step in their gaining genuine access to an education. The deans of women, hired to help with this strange new group of students, led the way in making campuses accessible to women. (Author)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Environment, College Students, Deans of Students
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Bonfiglio, Robert A. – About Campus, 2002
Incoming college students often find themselves overwhelmed by their coursework. Campus programs, such as cultural education and leadership training, are intended to aid students in their transition to the academic setting but can instead lead to further stress. Without unprogrammed time, students do not have a chance to analyze their thoughts…
Descriptors: College Programs, College Students, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness
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Lamadrid, Lucas – About Campus, 2002
Facilitation is a good thing, but too much can be a problem. What can happen when parents and educators overfacilitate? One way to avoid this common pitfall is for administrators and faculty to work in partnership with parents to maintain a healthy balance in facilitating the education of the students. (Author)
Descriptors: College Environment, College Students, Higher Education, Intervention