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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Just a quick note that the PGC office summer hours are from 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday.
We are also available by email – firstname.lastname@example.org and phone (325) 674-2350.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Our Images of Aging Recognition Luncheon was held Friday, April 17th with several students receiving honors.
Photos by Helen Teague
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.
In the Black & White category, First Place, “Routine” by Meagan McBride.
In the Black & White category, Honorable Mention, “Looking Forward to the Days Ahead” by Addie Rich.
In the Mobile category, First Place, “Our Last Goodbye” by Paulina Servin.
In the Mobile category, “Selfie” by Ashley Bryan.
Congratulations to all the talented photographers who submitted photos!