Tag Archives: children

Reimbursement program helps student parents


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter To help lessen the burden of being a student parent, the university now offers those who are eligible the opportunity to be partially reimbursed for their child care expenses while they are in school. The Child Care Partial Reimbursement Program is overseen by Rosalyn Amenta, the director of special projects and a women’s studies professor. She said entering

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Student volunteers help low income children with learning skills


Jene Thomas – General Assignment Reporter  For two hours every Monday and Wednesday, elementary education freshman Kara Jones takes a break from her college schedule to visit local preschools in order to help the children prepare for kindergarten. Jones is a volunteer of Jumpstart funded by AmeriCorps that offers students the chance to teach young children language, literacy and social

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Students make cards for children’s hospital for ‘Be Kind’ event


Jene Thomas – General Assignment Reporter With the return of the holiday season, Southern Connecticut State University began organizing different events around campus to bring new meaning to gift giving. As students finish up classes and get ready to return home, some of the residence halls wish to send them off with one last message. Be Kind. Michaela Haynie, a

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