Flashes Rise Above

Disappointments are inevitable. But, understand that you are not alone. Flashes Rise Above is our way of offering support and resources to help our community cope with, heal, rise above and overcome disappointing events or occurrences. 

Flashes Rise Above events are hosted by members of our campus community to equip our Golden Flashes with the knowledge and resources to handle disappointment, become more resilient and de-stress. 


Sleep, Money and Sex!
All programs are Wednesdays from 7 - 8 p.m.  

Feb. 3: Get Some Sleep! 

Tips for getting great sleep!’ Learn about the importance of ‘sleep hygiene’ and how you can get quality sleep with some simple changes. 

Dr. Natalie Caine-Bish, Associate Professor, Health Sciences

Feb. 10: Sleep and Health: How sleep affects how you learn & how you feel

Dr. Colleen Novak, Associate Professor - Biological Sciences

Feb. 17: How Sleep can Improve Mental Health

Dr. Pam Farer-Singleton, Chief Psychologist, Counseling and Psychological Services

Feb. 24: Budgeting in College: Get a head start on life

Jill Morrow, Student Account Specialist, One Stop

Mar. 3: Funding Your Future

More information coming soon.

Mar. 10: “My Money on My Mind”

Money and stress can often be intricately linked together impacting relationships and day to day tasks.  This presentation will help you understand the unique stress that money can bring to your life and how to utilize the new tools and resources for not just money management but also stress management!

Emily Ribnik, Clinical Counselor & A.L.i.C.E.  Instructor, Stark Campus

Mar. 17: Elevating Your Sexpertise

Wherever you are in your sexual health knowledge and skills there is always room for improvement. Join Dr. Wagner, a sexuality educator with more than 30 years of experience, for an interactive hour to help fine tune your skills and ultimately bring your sexual health game to the next level.

Dr. Laurie M. Wagner, MCHES 

Mar. 24: The Magic of 36 Questions and Other Ideas to Improve Your Relationships

Be they love, family, friend, work or roommate relationships, we're all in them and most of us need to work on our skills to improve them. Join us to discover 5 things you can do today to lead to happier and more fulfilling relationships!

Dr. Renee Axiotis 

Mar. 31: Identity

More information coming soon!