Community Briefs for 02/08

Feb 072011
Authors: Collegian Staff Report

CSU psych professor a mentor, educator

CSU psychology professor Silvia Sara Canetto is being honored with the Strickland-Daniels Distinguished Mentoring Award for her contributions as a mentor and an educator.

Canetto was nominated by her students who said she welcomes diverse perspectives and experiences, and provides emotional support with her academic assistance.

“She believed in my abilities when I didn’t,” one student said in a university release. “This newfound confidence geared me to ask questions in class, discuss new topics with friends and dare to express my passions with others.”

The award is given by the Society for the Psychology of Women of the American Psychology Association.

Meningitis feedback requested

Why do some choose to be vaccinated against meningitis and others not?

This is the question that health officials are out to answer after meningitis outbreaks have left Fort Collins residents dead, including one CSU student, since the summer.

The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment is putting on the survey and asking eligible students, staff and household members why they made their decision. They are gathering statistics in regard to those who did or did not receive vaccines at the CSU Student Recreation Center.

Those who were eligible to receive the vaccine but didn’t and those who did can fill out the survey at

Workshop on relocating, salary negotiation

The Career Center is putting on a workshop to teach students about the relocation process and strategies for salary negotiation.

Those is attendance will also learn what resources are available to research typical salaries for any occupation, as well as strategies on how to transition once relocated to a new location.

The workshop is free and from 5 to 6 p.m. tonight in Clark C-213.

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