Like many first-year students, Alberto Cruz didn’t come to Adelphi with a career planned out. He was from nearby Hicksville, New York, and wanted to stay local. He also knew he wanted to help people. “Coming out of high school, I wanted either to be a nurse or a social worker,” he said, adding that Adelphi offered him a scholarship and had strong programs in both fields.
Collin McConaghy teaches Koru Mindfulness alongside Jake McDonald to youth, high schoolers and college students and student-athletes. They’ve been leading stride for stride over for the past seven years at the Richmond-based preparatory Collegiate School, recently expanding their mindfulness-based initiatives to include partnerships with Summit Emotional Health and the ThePeaveyProject. They have adapted Koru to multiple platforms and organizations.
As a former Student-Athlete herself, Tiara Cash of ASU hopes Koru can help other Student-Athletes with the stress of transitioning away from sport. What is your area of work or academic field of study? My degree areas are in Exercise & Wellness (B.S) and Kinesiology (M.S) with a focus on Student-Athlete well-being and transition into […]