Housing and Student Conduct Program Helps Freshmen Acclimate

Constance Little, a biology major from El Monte, Calif., and Diana Payan, an education major also from El Monte, Calif., joined other Highlands University freshmen at a Sept. 3 educational session about handling stress.  The Housing and Student Conduct Department at Highlands is presenting a new program called “What’s Good: The Road to Success, Your First Year Experience” to help freshmen safely acclimate to college life. The program includes nine sessions, all on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.  Upcoming sessions include: facts about drinking, Sept. 10 at Connor Hall; earning money, Sept. 17 at Melody Hall; suicide prevention, Oct. 1 at Sininger Hall; safe sex, Oct. 8 at Sininger Hall; stay hot the healthy way, Oct. 29 at Melody Hall; rape awareness, Nov. 5 at Melody Hall; and two separate sessions specifically for women and men based on student feedback,  Nov. 12,  women at Melody Hall, men at Connor Hall. There will be free food and giveaways at every session.  For more information, contact Gailynn Romero in Housing and Student Conduct at 505-454-3193 or by  e-mail: gromer25@student.nmhu.edu.