The Delta Variant and Resilience

With classes back in session and the long awaited return to “normal” administrators need to consider the flexibility of their plans with regards to the delta variant. With no standard operating practice for the return of students institutions need to handle their incoming students by themselves. This uncertainty not only impacts administrators but students asContinue reading “The Delta Variant and Resilience”

Mental Health Silos and the Return to College

Students searching for mental health and wellness resources on their campuses have been met with information silos long before Covid-19 became part of the national discussion. Now, with students returning to campus in the fall, students are looking at mental health resources for support even more than before. One of the primary obstacles confronting studentsContinue reading “Mental Health Silos and the Return to College”

Resilience Through Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff are essential to the mission of the college and integral to the implementation of resilience programming. Remember to include them in your campus resilience efforts to ensure a robust launch of your project. There are several ways to do this. First, create a guide for them that answers basic questions such as: Why is theContinue reading “Resilience Through Faculty and Staff”

Imposter Syndrome

Regardless of how hard they’ve worked to succeed academically, many students still experience Imposter Syndrome at college.  They feel as though they don’t belong at the institution, or that they are somehow frauds and less worthy than their peers to be part of the university. When we talked to students at FSU, we found manyContinue reading “Imposter Syndrome”

Embracing Diversity

It is essential that Resiliency Projects reflect the diversity of the student body and address issues of concern to all student populations. At the very least, this means that Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) see themselves represented in the resources, photographs, and concerns detailed on the website. It also means that multi-media material shouldContinue reading “Embracing Diversity”