wellbeing

Services available to grieving students

Services available to grieving students

The Duquesne Duke Staff 10/05/2018 With the shock of the past day’s events, we wanted to remind students and the larger Duquesne community of the opportunities available to them. The Counseling and Wellbeing Center, located in 636 Fisher Hall, has counselors available. They can be reached at 412-396-6204. The center offers group therapy sessions on Tuesdays […]

Farmers markets thrive as seasons change

Farmers markets thrive as seasons change

Krystina Primack | Staff Writer 09/13/2018 With several days of September now behind us, the official beginning of fall is fast approaching. Although we’ve had quite a bit of disparity between the recent muggy summer forecasts and the much-anticipated arrival of autumn weather, the varying temperatures still haven’t discouraged members of our community from visiting […]

Mental health stigma causes loneliness

Mental health stigma causes loneliness

By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 Seven months ago, I was a first semester freshman in college. Seven months ago, I also found myself at my lowest point, constantly struck with anxiety. Feeling genuine happiness became a rarity and some days I found it too difficult to get out of bed. I silently dealt […]

Founder’s Week celebrates school’s past and students’ wellbeing

Founder’s Week celebrates school’s past and students’ wellbeing

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 02/01/18 The Spiritans saw a community in need and founded Duquesne University 140 years ago. To honor these individuals, Duquesne hosts a week-long celebration known as Founder’s Week. Founder’s Week focuses on a different theme each year, and this year is centered around the theme of “Be Well in the […]

Healthy habits: Staying well without mom’s magic

Healthy habits: Staying well without mom’s magic

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]

Center for Wellbeing to offer new services

Center for Wellbeing to offer new services

Raymond Arke | Staff Writer Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly spelled the name of Dr. Ian Edwards and the Center for Student Wellbeing. Students seeking help with physical and mental illnesses can get a wider range of care with the creation of the Center for Student Wellbeing. Comprised of parts of Duquesne’s recreation […]

Center offers counseling, help

Center offers counseling, help

More than 70 percent of college counseling center directors say the number of students with significant psychological problems has risen in the last year, according to a survey done by the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors. As the new semester starts, students struggling with anxiety, stress, homesickness and other ailments can take […]

Center opens with new approach to health

Center opens with new approach to health

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke The grand opening of Duquesne’s new Counseling and Wellbeing Center in Fisher Hall will take place Thursday at 3 p.m. and will highlight several changes to the University’s approach to caring for students’ and faculty’s mental and physical health. According to center Director Ian Edwards, Duquesne has had […]