Tag: student counseling center

Counseling and International Services team up for day of service for survivors

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu On Thursday, Oct. 25, the counseling center and international student services teamed up with local organizations to host a day of service for survivors of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Christine Bettcher, a counselor at the student counseling center at IU South Bend, reached out to a variety of

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Students commemorate refugee children in a day of service

By: JOSELYN ELLINGTON Staff Writer On March 23 a group of IU South Bend students volunteered their time to welcome and support refugee children at an event called A Day of Service for Refugee Children, hosted by the Student Counseling Center and Office of International Student Services. Eighteen-year-old high school student Catherine Serianni, founder of

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Active Minds aims to end mental illness stigma

By: ASHLEY FOOR Staff Writer asfoor@iusb.edu There is a new opportunity out there for students who want to make a difference in their school and community. The Student Counseling Center at IU South Bend has recently been awarded a Chancellor’s 2020 grant, which will fund the startup of an Active Minds chapter on campus. Active

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Counseling workshops target student anxiety & depression

By: RYAN L. GRUENEWALDStaff Writer Your car won’t start. The babysitter cancelled. The paper you haven’t started is due tomorrow. No matter where you go or what you do, stress is a daily part of life. How you choose to cope can deeply impact your education as well as physical and emotional health. The IU

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