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Friday, November 6 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Puppies and Kitties OH MY!: Partnering with a Local PETPALS Organization

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A Midwestern university library has partnered with a local PETPALS organization every semester for several years to reduce the stress and anxiety amongst students during finals week. This de-stressing activity is well received by students, faculty, staff, and even community members, bringing many visitors to the library. This session describes detailed instructions for Puppies and Kitties OH MY!: Partnering with a Local PETPALS Organization in order to lower student anxiety, lift spirits, and combat depression during finals week. In addition, event survey results will be shared along with tips on how to work with community partners.

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Leila June Rod-Welch

Librarian, Saddleback College
Leila June Rod-Welch, Ed.D. is a librarian at Saddleback College where she coordinates outreach activities. Previously, she worked at the University of Northern Iowa. Prior to that, Rod-Welch taught English to international students, refugees, and immigrants. The majority of her research... Read More →

Jordan A. Newburg

Graduate Student, Washington State University

Friday November 6, 2020 3:00pm - 3:50pm CST