Advocacy Services, in collaboration with Riverland and community partners, assists students in overcoming lived experiences and circumstances that can prevent academic and personal success. The support and resources offered promotes personal wellness and a healthy life/school balance, which can enable enrolled students to attain their academic and career goals in an ever-changing world.
Student's today have a broad range needs that must be meet in order to be successful academically and personally. While students are striving for many of the same things students needed in the past: connections to others, a sense of mattering, a life plan or goal, and a sense of their own identity – today’s students must accomplish this during a time of intense economic uncertainty and constant change.
Advocacy Services will collaborate with campus and community departments, agencies, and individuals to make appropriate referrals and provide information to meet student needs. Some of the support services include:
Advocacy Services also includes:
Penny Rosenthal, PhD
GPS Life Plan
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