Category Archives: Health and Wellness

April’s adjustments for first year students

Many first-year students experience the following during the month of April: Concern over declaring a major Feeling “burned out” Spring fever Concern about finding summer employment Tip: find time to Facetime or Skype with your student, just to say hi. … Continue reading

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March’s adjustments for first year students

Spring is just around the corner, but it also still feels far off for many students in chilly Spokane!  Students may experience some of the following during the month of March. Anxiety about Midterm exams Anxiety about finding a roommate … Continue reading

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February’s adjustments for first year students

In the darker month of February in the Inland Northwest, students can experience many of the following: “Fresh start” mentality sets in with new semester Wanderlust after Jan Term trips Challenges with romantic relationship back home may begin to develop … Continue reading

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The Health Center – Connecting with Students

by Kristiana Holmes, M.S.N., A.R.N.P. Has your son or daughter ever been ill or injured since attending Whitworth?  Do you wonder what options they have for healthcare?  What if the health issue is more serious and your daughter or son is … Continue reading

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January’s adjustments for first year students

As students return to campus after Christmas break, many experience the following: Satisfaction and/or disappointment with last semester’s grades Homesickness after Christmas break Realizing that Jan Term classes are more challenging than they first realized Feelings of exhaustion Difficulty finding … Continue reading

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