Articles from October 2019

PFN Episode 10: Iowa City in the Summer

Monday, October 28, 2019
Iowa City in the summer time is an experience that many students stay to enjoy! On this episode of the Parent Family Network, we sit down with Joe Reilly, Nighttime Mayor of Downtown Iowa City.

PFN Episode 9: Academic Support Resources

Monday, October 28, 2019
Final exams are approaching and with one semester under their belt, students might be wondering about good campus resources to help support their academic goals.

PFN Student Life Series: Safety @ Iowa

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
On this episode of PFN, we talk with three amazing guest experts about three different departments within the Division of Student Life that work to support students in difficult situations.

PFN Episode 5: Study Abroad

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Studying abroad and other forms of experiential learning have a positive effect on student success. While many students express they want to study abroad, many feel like they would not be able to.

PFN Student Life Series: Recreational Services @ Iowa

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
On this episode of the Student Life Series, we sit down with Mallory Valentine, Assistant Director, Student and Member Engagement for Recreational Services. Many students utilize Recreational Services every day on campus and Mallory shares all the ways students can get involved.

PFN Student Life Series: Student Wellness @ Iowa

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Our next segment of the Student Life Series focuses on Student Wellness. Our guest expert, Haley Hines, is a behavioral health consultant for Student Wellness and she shares beneficial tips and resources for students.

PFN Episode 6: Managing the Winter Break Transition

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Students have finished their first semester on campus, and they are heading home for a few weeks. This episode of PFN focuses on how to make the transition home easier for your student. Our guest expert is Jeremy Kinser, a staff psychologist from University Counseling Service.

PFN Student Life Series: Student Health @ Iowa

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Student Life Series: Student Health @ IowaOn this episode of PFN, we sit down with Lisa James, Assistant Director, Quality Improvement & Strategic Communication for Student Health. Lisa discusses how students can use Student Health facilities and what is the best way for students to make appointments.

PFN Episode 7: Proactive Planning for Next Year

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Winter break is coming to an end! Students are returning to campus and must begin preparing for the spring semester.

PFN Episode 1: Welcome to PFN

Monday, October 14, 2019
Welcome to our very first episode of the PFN Podcast Series! This episode introduces PFN and our first expert guest is Mirra Anson, Director of Academic Support and Retention.