Ongoing Student Research Sponsored by PGC

0 Commentsby   |  06.11.15  |  GERO Student Focus, News

The Pruett Gerontology Center continues to sponsor student research in Gerontology and Aging Studies. This passed spring, Junior Addie Rich presented “Perceived Living Arrangement in Later Life in Relation to Mothers’ Current Health” at the 2015 Southwestern Social Science Association annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.

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Dr. C.D. Pruett congratulates Addie Rich after her SSSA conference presentation.

 

Congratulations, Addie!

 


 

Welcome to our New Subscribers!

0 Commentsby   |  06.09.15  |  Announcements

Welcome

 

Welcome! We are so grateful to see so many new subscribers to our blog!

Thank you for subscribing! We look forward to sharing this blog space together and giving you timely information and news about Pruett Gerontology Center, ongoing research in Aging Studies, our new Aging Studies Minor, and much more!

Welcome!

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Dr. Pruett on the cover of magazine!

0 Commentsby   |  06.01.15  |  Announcements

Dr. Pruett was featured on the cover of the Abilene Seniors magazine!
Congratulations, Dr. Pruett!
(from left: David Hare, Alesha Willis, David Bacon, Dr. Pruett, and Walter Graham)

Dr. Pruett on the cover of Abilene Seniors magazine


 

PGC Office Summer Hours

0 Commentsby   |  05.28.15  |  Uncategorized

Just a quick note that the PGC office summer hours are from 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday.

We are also available by email – gerontologycenter@groupmail.acu.edu and phone (325) 674-2350.

Happy Summer!

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PGC Closed for Memorial Day

0 Commentsby   |  05.22.15  |  Announcements

The Pruett Gerontology Center will be closed on Monday, May 25 for the Memorial Day Holiday.
We will reopen on Tuesday, May 26 with our 9:00 a.m. summer hours.

photo by Helen Teague

Sigma Phi Omega May Meeting

0 Commentsby   |  05.07.15  |  GERO Student Focus, News

Last week, members of Sigma Phi Omega met for their final meeting of the 2014- 2015 school year. This has been a very busy school year for Sigma Phi Omega. The group immersed themselves in several service learning activities – Read-A-Thon, Nail Day, Careers in Aging Week, the Aging Simulation, and replenishing the onsite library at a local assisted living home.

Thank you Sigma Phi Omega members and officers Mallory Wilkins, Kaitlyn Jarrold, Ashley Bryan, and Dr. C.D. Pruett, Advisor for a great year!

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Several Sigma Phi Omega members: Foreground, l to r: Katy Westerlage, Mallory Wilkins, current SPO President
Back row, l to r: Natalie Hudson, Alyssa Wianecki, Ashley Bryan, current SPO secretary, Addie Rich, Kaitlin Jarrold, current SPO Vice President, and Mathew Molina.

 


 

Special Thanks to Guest Speaker from Adult Protective Services

0 Commentsby   |  05.01.15  |  Announcements

Mr. Rick Diaz from the Abilene Adult Protective Services division spoke to the Sociology of Aging course Thursday, April 30.

He spoke on crime and its effects on aging adults.

Rick Diaz and Dr. Pruett greet students in the Sociology of Aging class.

Rick Diaz and Dr. Pruett greet students in the Sociology of Aging class.

 

 


 

Pictures from the 2014 Images of Aging Recognition Luncheon

0 Commentsby   |  04.27.15  |  Announcements, Images of Aging

Our Images of Aging Recognition Luncheon was held Friday, April 17th with several students receiving honors.

Ashley Bryan accepting recognition from Dr. Pruett

Ashley Bryan accepting recognition from Dr. Pruett

 

Meagan McBride accepting recognition from Dr. Pruett

Meagan McBride accepting recognition from Dr. Pruett

Addie Rich accepting recognition from Dr. Pruett

Addie Rich accepting recognition from Dr. Pruett

 

Paulina Servin receiving congratulations from Arlene Kassleman of the College of Arts & Sciences

Paulina Servin receiving congratulations from Arlene Kasselman of the College of Arts & Sciences

 

Photos by Helen Teague


 

2015 Images of Aging Photo Cavalcade~ Special Recognition

0 Commentsby   |  04.21.15  |  Announcements, GERO Student Focus, Images of Aging, News

Over 50 photos were submitted by students at Abilene Christian University for the 2015 Images of Aging Photo Cavalcade.    Our three judges chose the following photos for special recognition lunch Friday, April 17th.


 

In the Color Category, 1st Place, “Alzheimer’s Cannot Overcome Happiness” by Paulina Servin.

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In the Color Category, Honorable Mention, “Looking Forward to the Days Ahead” by Meagan McBride.

 

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In the Black & White category, First Place, “Routine” by Meagan McBride.

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In the Black & White category, Honorable Mention, “Looking Forward to the Days Ahead” by Addie Rich.

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In the Mobile category, First Place, “Our Last Goodbye” by Paulina Servin.

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In the Mobile category, “Selfie” by Ashley Bryan.

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Congratulations to all the talented photographers who submitted photos!

Please check out our Color & Mobile  and  Black & White Photo Slideshows!

 


 

2015 Photo Cavalcade Gallery – Color and Mobile Category

0 Commentsby   |  04.08.15  |  Announcements, Images of Aging, News

Here are the entries for the Color and Mobile Categories for this year’s Images of Aging Photo Contest

 

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