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The Positivity of Connection

By Elizabeth Morris – The year 2020 was by far a year that will be remembered in history. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, life as we knew it did not exist anymore. However, some good came out of 2020. There have been many stories of how we survived and managed to overcome the unthinkable. Although there were many disturbing twists of life and fate, happiness did prevail.

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Happiness is Found in the Journey

By April Hersey – It was noon on a Friday, the snow just starting to fall. Laurance and I had roof racks to place, a ski box to move, kayaks to load and it seemed the faster we moved, the heavier the snowfall. After three hours of tightening bolts and redoing our mistakes – we called the kids to the car. “Let the adventure begin!” Laurance said smiling. In that moment, my mind went right to the adventures we would experience when we hit our destination.

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FAS Announces 2021 Fall Seminar

2020 was a crazy year with an unprecedented pandemic that rendered travel questionable, and lock downs were unavoidable. The pandemic first forced us to reschedule our annual FAS seminar, then we had to cancel our physical meeting all together.  We did have a mini virtual seminar, but that wasn’t the same.  If you know us, […]

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A Favorite Winter Activity

By Sandi O’Connell – I LOVE SNOWSHOEING!!! Coming from an avid snowshoer, snow shoeing is fairly simple to do, and it can take you to some very beautiful and remote places in the winter. Think frozen waterfalls and cotton snow covered evergreens. However, snowshoeing can still be quite tiring (definitely more so than walking), so you tend to do silly “Clumsy” things as you tire.

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The “We’ve always done it this way” Mentality

By Ashley Dowling – Life is fluid. Even a stone doesn’t remain the same after years of time lashing out on it. It wears down from the weather. It changes in color, shape, and texture. If there’s one thing we can learn from nature it’s adapt or die.

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How Do You Escape

By Ronda Daly-Dolan – Lately I realize how much music helps me escape the World. When I have a good beat in my ears I can focus and think clearer on things I may have been procrastinating. It’s weird, it really isn’t any song or genre that makes the difference., it’s just a good beat. I can go from high anxiety, feeling like I can’t breathe, to letting loose, getting imaginative and just taking some time to breathe and dance a little in my mind.

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FAS Moves its May 2020 Spring Seminar to March 18-19, 2021 due to COVID-19

FAS has made the decision out of an abundance of caution to move up our annual seminar from May 7-8, 2020 to March 18-19, 2021 at the Gaylord Resort in Nashville, TN.  This will allow all attendees who registered/or were planning to register to ‘actually attend’ without fear of the corona virus spread and travel […]

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Eligibility Criteria For Financial Aid Every Student Must Know

Financial Aid Services helps students and their families pay fees towards college. It covers higher education expenses such as tuition fees, books, stationery, transportation, room, and boarding, etc. There are many types of financial aid and these include scholarships, work-study, grants, federal and private loans. A financial aid award generally includes a combination of the […]

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