Media Advisory: Therapy Dogs visit McDaniel College students Fall 2018

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October 09, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 9, 2018

Contact: Cheryl Knauer
410-857-2294
cknauer@mcdaniel.edu

 

MEDIA ADVISORY & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

THERAPY DOGS VISIT WITH STUDENTS AT McDANIEL COLLEGE 

McDaniel College’s Wellness Center brings therapy dogs to campus to help students, specifically freshmen, who are dealing with homesickness, loneliness and stress

Therapy dogs visit with McDaniel students on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., and Thursday, Nov. 13, and Friday, Nov. 29, 4:30–5:30 p.m.

WHO/WHAT:     

Therapy dogs visit McDaniel College to help students, specifically freshmen, who are dealing with homesickness, loneliness and stress. 

WHEN:     

• Wednesday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
• Tuesday, Oct. 30, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
• Thursday, Nov. 13, 4:30–5:30 p.m.
• Friday, Nov. 29, 4:30–5:30 p.m.


WHERE:        

McDaniel College, Kriel Lounge (Decker College Center)
2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. 

WHY: 

The monthly visits are organized by the Wellness Center at McDaniel College. This is the sixth year that the therapy dogs, affiliated with KPETS, have been brought to McDaniel.

For more information about McDaniel College, visit www.mcdaniel.edu

Additional information about KPETS can be found at www.kpets.org.  

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McDaniel College, founded in 1867, is a four-year, independent college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including pre-professional specializations and student-designed majors, and over 20 graduate programs. One of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives,” McDaniel emphasizes experiential learning and student-faculty collaboration to develop the unique potential in every student. Represented by the Green Terror, its 24 athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division III Centennial Conference. A student-centered community of 1,600 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students offers access to both Baltimore and Washington, D.C., plus a European campus in Budapest, Hungary. www.mcdaniel.edu

 
 
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