Student Counseling Services Moved to East Hall

The Student Counseling Center (SCC) moved to East Hall just in time for the beginning of the 2023 school year. In past years, counseling services have been available at the Cook House. Wesley Bruce, the assistant director of the SCC, said the center moved because USD has taken an interest in better providing for students’ […]

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USD opens new mentoring program called Peer 2 Peer

September was Suicide Prevention Month and USD has opened a new mentoring program called Peer 2 Peer. The program connects USD students struggling with mental health issues with a peer mentor to help support them at USD.  Shelea Schloss, a graduate assistant with the Student Counseling Center, said she believes Peer 2 Peer will help […]

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How the Cook House finds methods to help students

COVID-19 has changed how counseling looks on campus and has even given students a new app to use to help with their mental health.   Michele Turner, a staff counselor, said that even with the struggles of COVID, The Cook House offers one-on-one counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, education and prevention services.  “The biggest change with […]

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