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International Year of the Family: Dr. Tricia van Rhijn presenting on "Being a Student Parent"
September 2, 2014
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2014 is the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family – a good time to take stock of what families need, what we are doing well, and what we can do better so that all of us benefit. Join us this year for the International Year of the Family Speaker Series, sponsored by the University of Guelph's College of Social and Applied Human Sciences.

Date: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 from 7-9pm

Location: Innovation Guelph Atrium at 111 Farquhar Street, Guelph, ON

Limited seating, please RSVP to [email protected] or register online. The event is free and open to the public. A light snack and beverages will be provided. For more information contact [email protected] or view the event poster.

A Family Affair: Being a Student Parent

Featuring Dr. Tricia van Rhijn, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition.

This talk will explore the benefits and challenges faced by families when a parent engages in post-secondary study. Dr. Tricia van Rhijn will discuss the implications for student parents’ families and for student parents at school. Practical recommendations and resources for this unique minority population in Canada will be considered.