CSN Libraries Go to the Dogs






For Immediate Release:

Contact:          Richard Lake, CSN Public Relations Specialist, 702-651-7715, Richard.Lake@csn.edu

CSN Libraries Go to the Dogs

Therapy dogs will visit campus to help students de-stress as final exams approach

LAS VEGAS, March 16, 2015 – The College of Southern Nevada’s library staff knows that students can get dog-tired as the final exams approach, so they’re inviting students to take a quick break to de-stress.

A group of therapy dogs will visit each of CSN’s three campus libraries throughout the month of April. Students often gather at the library as they work on research papers and group projects, and prepare for upcoming final exams. It can be a stressful time for them.

“A short break of ten or twenty minutes in a stress-free, fun environment can make a big difference,” said Beth Schuck, CSN’s Library Services director.

The therapy dogs are being provided by Love Dog Adventures, a non-profit, all-volunteer animal assisted therapy program.

Schuck said CSN’s libraries are designed to create a welcoming environment for students, and the therapy dogs program is part of that.

The media are invited to attend the event.

Who:               CSN Libraries and Love Dog Adventures

What:             Therapy dogs at CSN’s libraries

When:             Noon to 2 p.m. April 2 at the Henderson Library, A-120

Noon to 2 p.m. April 9 at the Charleston library, I Building

Noon to 2 p.m. April 16 at the Cheyenne library, E-201 in the main building

Why:               Time to relax before final exams and research papers are due

About CSN:

Founded in 1971 and educating thousands of students a semester, the College of Southern Nevada (csn.edu) is the state’s largest and most ethnically diverse higher education institution. CSN students can choose from 180 degree and certificate options in more than 100 areas of study, including more than 25 degree and certificate programs available entirely online. Students create flexible, personalized schedules, including day, evening, and weekend classes taught on three main campuses and multiple locations throughout Southern Nevada. CSN — your future starts here. CSN is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. For more information, visit http://www.csn.edu/nondiscrimination

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