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A VIDEO ON PLANNING TO IMPROVE FUTURE EMPLOYABILITY

Posted on June 1, 2017 by Taniesha Prentice

As visions of career success go through students’ minds, the summer is an excellent time to take stock of their strengths and growing opportunities. This will help them plan for the experiences they want to gain this summer and during the next academic year in order to increase their employability. Employers are looking for particular attributes[…]

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PARENTS: A VIDEO ON THE SELF ESTEEM STRUGGLE

Posted on by Taniesha Prentice

Self esteem is a feeling of respect and confidence toward one’s own worth and abilities. Many students suffer from low self-esteem. This can impact how they adjust to college life and function as students. You can help your student be aware of and address any self-esteem issues that may arise during their college years. Watch[…]

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MAY NEWSLETTER FOR PARENTS AND FAMILIES

Posted on May 4, 2017 by Taniesha Prentice

May 2017 CampusLink Parent Newsletter

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A VIDEO ON HANDLING CONFLICT

Posted on by Taniesha Prentice

Adjusting to having your student back home for the summer may cause some conflict. Handling conflicts in an unhealthy manner weakens relationships and makes getting to the real issues more difficult. If conflict is handled positively, conflict can serve as an opportunity for growth and understanding. Handling conflict effectively can strengthen your relationship with your[…]

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PARENTS: A VIDEO ON MONEY CONVERSATIONS

Posted on by Taniesha Prentice

As summer approaches, now is a good time to talk with your student about earning expectations, saving strategies and what’s needed to pay next year’s tuition. Having this conversation promotes growth, helps students gain awareness of their finances and help them better understand where you are coming from. Talking about money can become an emotional[…]

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FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER FOR PARENTS AND FAMILIES

Posted on February 8, 2017 by Taniesha Prentice

February 2017 CampusLink Parent Newsletter

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A VIDEO ON EMBRACING DIVERSITY

Posted on by Taniesha Prentice

The campus environment is filled with opportunities for students to embrace diversity. Diversity is one of the key things your student will experience in college. Encourage them to engage with others and increase their exposure to diverse experiences. For more information, watch the video below.

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PARENTS: A VIDEO ON TACKLING THE FEBRUARY TO DO LIST

Posted on by Taniesha Prentice

For students, the shortest month of the year has the longest list of tasks. Here is how you can help your student tackle their to do list. Talk to them about their academic plan for the current semester. Make plans to be productive during spring and summer break. Talk about declaring a major. Figure out where your student[…]

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JANUARY NEWSLETTER FOR PARENTS AND FAMILIES

Posted on by Taniesha Prentice

January 2017 CampusLink Parent Newsletter

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A VIDE ON BEING A BALANCED INDIVIDUAL

Posted on by Taniesha Prentice

Many associate quantity over quality this doesn’t have to be your student. It’s a new year, help your student assess his/her involvements by asking the following questions.? 1. What am I getting out of this activity? 2. Am I focused on this goal?  3. Where am I spending most of my time. Click the link[…]

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