Category Archives: Fitness & Wellness

Friendsgiving

Are you ready for this week’s festivities? Thanksgiving is next week and being a college student for a few years now, I have discovered the annual tradition of ‘Friendsgiving’. Friendsgiving is actually celebrated the weekend or Wednesday before the actual … Continue reading

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Achieving Empowerment with Rehab 2 Perform

According to the American Physical Therapy Association, or APTA, the vision statement for the profession of physical therapy is to, “Transform society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.” There is one physical therapy organization which has made this … Continue reading

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Shifting Perspectives

Two summers ago, I decided to volunteer at the Veteran’s Administration in Washington, DC. I was placed in the CLC, or Community Living Center, the long-term rehabilitation and nursing home within the VA. Although the VA sometimes gets poor marks … Continue reading

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Diversity and Inclusivity with Capoeira

Promoting diversity and inclusivity are two core values shared by both my home institution, Salisbury University, and also The Universities at Shady Grove. According to the mission statement of The Universities at Shady Grove, “USG embraces its responsibility to provide … Continue reading

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Animal House

On the weekends, isn’t it nice to visit a place you’ve never been before? We live in the DC area, so there is always a museum, concert or festival to attend. Here is a place you have probably never been … Continue reading

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Exploring DPT Programs in New York

Time flies—it’s almost hard to believe that this time last year, I first started my academic journey here at The Universities at Shady Grove. Now, I am currently a senior, working towards the last stages of my undergraduate program. After … Continue reading

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Having the Conversation…

Not a topic that is easily or often discussed, but think it should be. It’s the one thing we all have in common. Like it or not, we are all going to die one day. So whether you are a … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Mental Health Tips for Students

As a social work student, I am particularly concerned with self-care and mental health for students. It is no secret to anyone who is a student that tackling our studies can be incredibly stressful. We all tend to start out … Continue reading

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10 Must-Go Adventures For This Fall

Whether it’s the feeling of a slight chill in the air, the beautiful colors of fall foliage, or simply a cup of apple cider—autumn is nothing short of amazing. There’s something about the start of fall that invites all sorts … Continue reading

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Student Appreciation Cookout

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