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Hawaii’s Dr. Steven Choy Presents at HAPA Workshop
Hawaii’s Dr. Steven Choy Presents at HAPA Workshop

The Hawaii Adoption and Permanency Alliance (HAPA) and Foster Care Training Committee (FCTC) recently held the workshop “How to choose your battles and win some, too” at Catholic Charities Hawaii Clarence T.C. Ching Campus Community Hall in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Steven J. Choy, associate professor, Hawai`i School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University presented at the event. Choy is a licensed clinical psychologist with 40 years of experience in the assessment, treatment and prevention of child maltreatment.

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Orange County Campus Participates in Suicide Prevention Walk
Orange County Campus Participates in Suicide Prevention Walk

On September 23, 2017, Argosy University, Orange County joined with other community members and groups to participate in the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention walk. The event took place in Fountain Valley, California at the Mile Square Regional Park.

Thousands were in attendance to bring awareness of the issue and to support survivors of suicide loss. Students from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Southern California were on hand to donate their time to this important cause.

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Argosy University, Online Programs Holds Jeans Day to Raise Awareness for Suicide Prevention
Argosy University, Online Programs Holds Jeans Day to Raise Awareness for Suicide Prevention

Recently, Argosy University, Online Programs held a “jeans day” event to raise awareness for suicide prevention. The school provided students with sobering statistics regarding suicide numbers and outlined the risk factors and signs that a potential victim might show. There was also information on how to help to prevent suicides.

The school also promoted a blog regarding suicide awareness, written by Carlton Falconer, a motivational speaker, life coach, fitness trainer, and community volunteer.

The blog link is below:

https://www.carltonspeaks.com/single-post/2017/09/10/A-Dedication

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Argosy University, Online Programs Employees Donate 34,265 Bottles of Water to Help Phoenix Rescue Mission
Argosy University, Online Programs Employees Donate 34,265 Bottles of Water to Help Phoenix Rescue Mission

Argosy University, Online Programs recently helped the Phoenix Good Works Committee by assisting in the organization’s annual water drive. The donated water was taken to the Phoenix Rescue Mission, a community organization mobilized to transform lives and end hunger and homelessness.

The water drive, dubbed Code: Red – Summer Heat Relief, led to a healthy competition between Argosy University, Online Programs finance, academics, and admissions teams—all of which were vying to bring in the largest amounts of water to donate. The combined effort resulted in 34,265 bottles (983 cases) of water for donation.

The finance team emerged victorious in the challenge and was awarded with a jeans day and pizza and ice cream party.

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