RISE Scholarships Give a Boost to Student Achievement
The Research, Innovation, Service and Education (RISE) scholarships provide opportunities for students to compete for $2,250 in scholarship funding while working under the mentorship of a Life University faculty or staff advisor on an evidence‐based research, education, service, entrepreneurial or creative project.
Faces of LIFE- Coach Tony Annan
Native of Newcastle, England, Coach Tony Annan lives in Columbia, South Carolina with his wife, Elizabeth; son, Jax; and daughter, Ella. He played college soccer at Life U as captain, where he earned his B.S in Nutrition and Dietetics in 1998.
“[My time at Life U] was in the years of Dr. Sid [Williams], who looked after and treated his athletes well. We were given multiple resources to do well. It was an excellent time, and we were very successful.
Coaching Psychology: What is it and why is it important?
Life University (Life U) offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree program in Positive Psychology with two tracks: General Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology. This online degree program is fully accredited and one-of-a-kind. In fact, it is one of only a handful of such highly sought-after programs in the entire world. The M.S. in Positive Psychology at Life University investigates strengths-based research that enables individuals and communities to thrive.
Faces of LIFE- Josie Cross
Josie Cross (D.C.) previously served as Vice President of the Life U ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association) club and currently serves as one of its secretaries. She expressed that she always wanted to work with kids, though not knowing what setting she wanted to work with kids in.
Faces of LIFE – Dr. Shannon Good
Shannon Good, B.S., D.C., CACCP is an Adjunct Faculty member in the Chiropractic Sciences Department at Life University. Dr. Good is the oldest of two children. She and her younger brother are from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, where her parents and brother still live today. Dr. Good first became interested in Chiropractic when she was competing in gymnastics and under chiropractic care. Receiving this care led her to become a chiropractor.
Counseling Services Available to Life U Students
To say that collegiate studies can be a little stressful is quite an understatement. Fear not, however, as Counseling Services at Life U are available to help students cope with stress in healthy ways. In order to help make sure that our student body understands the resources available to them, here is an outline of our counseling programs and workshops.
A World of Flavors Courtesy of National Nutrition Month
The theme for 2022 is “Celebrate a World of Flavors.” Life U is making a point to celebrate with delicious and diverse flair, holding several events to kick off this amazing month of health and wellness. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (also known as Eat Right) promotes National Nutrition Month annually each March to invite people “to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.”
My 1st Quarter – Danielle Albright
Be open. Make sure you’re diverse. We do have an [unspoken] rule where if you see somebody on campus to say, “Hi,” to get used to talking to people you don’t know. Enjoy it; have fun. That’s all it is really about—having fun and making connections and to do what you have to do in the classroom. And if you are in a sport, do what you have to do in the sport and in the classroom as well.
Faces of LIFE- Danae Glanton
Danae Glanton grew up in Ohio as the middle child between an older brother and a younger sister. She learned from a young age the importance of higher education from her parents. Her father, a first-generation immigrant from Ukraine, became a U.S. citizen as an adult. Through that experience, her father’s side of the family put much emphasis on getting a degree because those opportunities had not been available for generations past.