New Student? No Problem. - Podcast

NEW STUDENT? NO PROBLEM.

 

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New Student and Family Programs has a new podcast for new and current students! We will be discussing the ins and outs of being a new student – things to do, tips and tricks, insider scoops and more. Follow @uarkwelcomeweeks so you can be the first to know when the next episode drops! 

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 Newest Episode!

Episode 8: Volunteering On Campus- (Feb. 15, 2021) -44 minutes

This week we chat with Eliza Fulton a senior here at the University and the president of the Volunteer Action Center. Listen to here about all the opportunities to get involved in a variety of different ways. Follow @uavac on Instagram for all the up-to-date info and links to help you get involved.

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Episode 7: Working On Campus- (Jan. 26, 2021) -31 minutes

Today we talk with junior, Caleb Brown about what it is like to work on campus. Listen to this episode to learn more about finding a job, possible jobs that are out there, the job fair coming up and more. Don't forget to check out the Career Development Center (https://career.uark.edu/cdc/) and stop by the Job Fair (tinyurl.com/oncampusfair).
 
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Episode 6: Welcome Back - (Jan. 13, 2021) -21 minutes

We are back and excited to be sharing all the things with y'all. For this episode, our guest, Callie Free, filled us in about Welcome Weeks - the first two weeks of every semester. Welcome Weeks are happening now and Callie tells us the who, where, when, why and how of getting involved with the festivities. Head to Welcome Weeks website (welcomeweeks.uark.edu) or their Instagram (@uarkwelcomeweeks) to get full details of everything happening.
 
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Episode 5: Long Distance + College - (Dec. 7, 2020) -31 minutes

In this episode we talk with sophomore Nick Waltke, a Management and Leadership major from St. Louis, MO about his experience with having a long distance partner, friends and his relationship with his family while he is away at school. Even if you don't have a long distance relationship, this episode hits on balancing being social and being on your phone, how and when to go home, conversations you may need to have if you find yourself going long distance and more.
 
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Episode 4: Discussing Mental Health in College - (Nov. 18, 2020) -39 minutes

In this episode, we chatted with Dani Poquette, a Junior Marketing student and former Junior Leader for the Sophomore Council, about her mental health journey freshman year. The University of Arkansas is lucky to have CAPS, which has TONS of resources for mental health and overall personal wellness. Head to their website and see what can help you be your best self.  Know that you are not alone and there are so many people cheering YOU on!
 
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Episode 3: First-Generation College Students - (Nov. 2, 2020) -35 minutes

In this episode, we get to celebrate First Generation College Students at the University of Arkansas. We chatted with four different first-generation students as they shared tips, tricks, resources and their stories of what their journeys look like as a college student. Whether you are a high school senior scared of making your transition, a seasoned college junior needing a little extra help, or simply a first-generation student ally, this podcast has something for you.
 
The University of Arkansas will be virtually celebrating the National First Generation College Student Day on Monday, November 9, 2020. For additional resources head to https://success.uark.edu/about-us/first-generation-students.php to see resources and even coloring pages & Zoom backgrounds!
 
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Episode 2: Living on Campus. (Oct. 14, 2020) - 36 minutes 

For Episode 2 of 'New Student? No Problem' we have our very first guest and tackle the conversation of living on campus. A Graduate Assistant from Housing talks with our host about how to be an engaged and active resident. Give this episode a listen to make the most out of your living on campus experience and hopefully get a laugh or two out of it too. 
 
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Episode 1: Being in the Know. (Oct. 2, 2020) - 28 minutes

The very first episode of 'New Student? No Problem' from the University of Arkansas where we will tackle the ins and outs of being a new college student. Today we talked about 'Being in the Know".
 
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