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Spring Semester Class Offers Academic Credit for Volunteering

For students looking for a class to fill their LAIS credits this next spring, “Community Engagement through Service Learning” (LAIS376/HNRS476) should be a consideration. This class, co-taught by Professor Ed Cecil from the physics department, and his wife, Meridee Cecil, aims to introduce students to their community through immersion. “Community Engagement through Service Learning” is…

Raising Suicide Awareness on Campus

With the constant stress of high stakes testing, career planning, and group projects, many Mines students frequently find themselves stressed and overwhelmed. While some stress is normal, negative feelings can sometimes spiral into depression, anxiety, or even suicidal thought patterns. Several campus and community organizations are thus working together to continue the discussion of suicide…

Hurricane Harvey Affects Mines Community in a Variety of Ways

While southeast Texas is hundreds of miles from Mines, Hurricane Harvey’s devastating impact hits close to home for many CSM alumni, students, and industries. Hurricane Harvey was the third hurricane of the 2017 hurricane season and was the first major hurricane (classified as a category 3 or stronger) to hit the United States since Hurricanes…

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Counseling Center Now Offering New Service: TAO

Located on the second floor of the Student Health Center, the Counseling Center provides mental health services to students. The Counseling Center provides confidential, voluntary, short-term solution-focused counseling to students at Mines. Counselors are trained and licensed and provide support to students in resolving concerns that interfere with their ability to meet daily demands. Concerns…

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