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The entrance to Health, Counseling and Student Wellness in University Center. A frosted glass door.

Counseling center: meeting students where they are

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor May 2, 2021

One of the biggest concerns for Amy Clark, director of Student Counseling Services, during the past year has been being able to meet students’ needs—wherever they are. Because of COVID-19 and the need...

Sue Klebold, mother of Dylan Klebold, spoke to NKU students, staff, faculty and community members about mental health.

Reaching for hope: Mother of Columbine shooter shares her story

Sue Klebold, mother of Dylan Klebold, visited NKU to shed awareness on mental health
Noël Waltz, Copy Editor October 10, 2019

Content warning: This article addresses topics of suicide, mental health and mass shootings.  There wasn’t an empty chair in sight as Sue Klebold—mother of Dylan Klebold, one of the two gunmen...

SGA senators talk about spring break plans during a short recess. Taken March 4.

SGA hosts town hall, addresses mental health within identities on campus

SGA’s first town hall of the year tackled mental health in the perspective of different identities on campus
Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor October 1, 2019

Student Government Association hosted its first town hall of the year Monday, Sept. 30. The town hall was in collaboration with Health, Counseling and Student Wellness (HCSW) with the topic being “a...

VIDEO: The Importance of Counseling on Campus

NKU provides a wide range of resources on campus, one of those being counseling that is available for the university's students.

Amy Clark is Health, Counseling and Student Wellness new Director of Counseling.

NKU counselor shares the importance of therapy

Director of Counseling Amy Clark wants everyone to try counseling at least once
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief September 19, 2019

Editor’s Note: The terms counseling and therapy are used interchangeably throughout the story.  Amy Clark realized the importance of therapy as a teenager. Her mother, a clinical social worker, was...

Chantelle Thompson and Brittany Combs are student counseling interns at Health, Counseling and Student Wellness.

Graduate interns earn experience in counseling

New interns look to help students and further their education
Elena Ferguson, Writer September 17, 2019
Amy Clark, NKU’s new director of counseling, is pushing for NKU’s Health, Counseling and Student Wellness office (HCSW) to have more visibility on campus and increased collaboration with students.
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