Students Apply Storytelling Skills to Curb Spread of Coronavirus

As the global community marked the anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19 a pandemic, students in their first semester multimedia storytelling course at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University produced a series of audio public service announcements designed to persuade their peers across campus to continue wearing masks, frequently washing hands and social distancing.

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App State and Banfield Pet Hospital® announce new online vet tech program

Appalachian State University and Banfield Pet Hospital® — the leading provider of preventive veterinary care in the U.S. and part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of practices — have announced a partnership aimed at strengthening the pipeline of licensed veterinary technicians and creating a more sustainable future for the veterinary profession.

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UNC System to hold virtual events exploring student mental health

CHAPEL HILL, NC –  The University of North Carolina System in March will host a series of virtual events  exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on student mental health.

The 2021 Virtual Behavioral Health Convening is an opportunity for representatives from the System’s 17 institutions to share best practices, programs and ideas that help nurture healthy campus communities. The theme, “RESILIENCE,” speaks to the challenges campuses have faced during the 2020-21 academic year. Sessions will examine COVID-19’s effects on the mental health of students, faculty and staff.

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