Fall Counseling Symposium at Duquesne University to Focus on At-Risk Students in Higher Education

University counselors, psychologists, academic advisors and student support staff from the tri-state area are invited to participate in the Fall Counseling Symposium focusing on at-risk and high-performing students.

The symposium will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Duquesne Union's Africa Room. Presenters will cover a broad range of topics, including technology, counseling and intercultural competence as well as support for student athletes and students with disabilities.

"This symposium will provide college counselors with a set of proven strategies that address the psycho-emotional needs of at-risk and high performing students," said Dr. Uhuru Hotep, associate director of the Michael P. Weber Learning Skills Center and the Robert and Patricia Gussin Spiritan Division of Academic Programs.

Registration is $35 and can be paid online or on site. This symposium is approved for six hours of continuing education for National Certified Counselors. A certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion.

The Fall Counseling Symposium is co-sponsored by the Gussin Spiritan Division of Academic Programs and the Duquesne School of Education's Counselor Education program.

For more information and to register, email Dr. William Casile at casile@duq.edu.

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