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AT THE COLLEGE TOWN CENTER: Realities of the Pregnant or Parenting Student

January 2010
By: Marcia Warmkessel
"We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are."Previously we focused on the frustrations faced by pregnant and parenting students — mainly the areas of housing and childcare. These account for just the initial concerns expressed by your student client. However, there is much more to cons...
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At the College Town Center: Welcome to My World

October 2009
By: Marcia Warmkessel
Ten percent of all college-age women become pregnant each year.* Where are they?Your genuine and caring heart just bursts with ideas for the student/mom-to-be sitting across from you facing the positive pregnancy test. You acknowledge, "This is difficult, but you can do it, and we'll help!" Before y...
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At the College Town Center: Summertime

July 2009
By: Marcia Warmkessel
This time of year can be challenging, especially if your town population sees a dramatic decrease when students leave for summer vacation. Our local college town headcount increases and decreases by nearly 10,000 citizens each August and May respectively.This presents opportunity and challenge. Shou...
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AT THE COLLEGE TOWN CENTER: Saying Hello

April 2009
By: Marcia Warmkessel
I have served as a center executive director and client services director for 13 years in a small college town pregnancy resource center. Client outreach is my hearts' work, and I have returned to that role recently. A center like ours has the rural center blessings and challenges as well as an obvi...
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