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SUBJECT: Memorial University experts for back to school stories
DATE: Sept. 1,2005
Note to editors:
Next week marks the return to class for thousands of students across Newfoundland and Labrador as they return to high schools, university and colleges.
Students – along with their parents/guardians and teachers – will face a number of issues as school starts again.
Memorial University of Newfoundland has a number of well-versed experts who can talk about particular issues ranging from bullying to stress to proper nutrition for students.
Listed below are the contacts, their phone numbers and e-mail addresses for future reference.
Back to school contacts:
Transition from high school to post-secondary education:
Dr. Lilly Walker, dean of Student Affairs and Services, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 709-737-7595, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Barbara Roebothan, associate professor, Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 709-777-8387, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. George Hurley, professor, University Counselling Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 709-737-8874, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learning strategies, helping your child learn how to study:
Lester Marshall, learning specialist, University Counselling Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 709-737-2462, e-mail: email@example.com.
Jennifer Browne, manager, Centre for Career Development, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 709-737-3446, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Darren Newton, residence life officer, Housing Food and Conference Services, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 709-737-7590, e-mail: email@example.com.
Dr. Gary Jeffery, professor and licensed psychologist, Faculty of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 709-737-7654, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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For further information, please contact Jeff Green, communications co-ordinator (University Relations), Memorial University, at 737-2142or email@example.com.