Intergenerational Experiential Learning & Service Opportunities

The Pruett Gerontology Center promotes healthy ways to connect with the older generations both on a personal level and on professional levels.  Because the study of aging involves all walks of life, activities involve all ages and all departments across campus.

The Pruett Gerontology Center helps facilitate experiential learning through intergenerational activities such as:

Changing seasons at the PGC

We are excited about the new bulletin board in Room 103 that features our Images of Aging Photos. Hearty thanks to Addie Rich, senior Communications Disorders major, for designing and producing this bulletin board.   Remember, our Images of Aging photo-contest...

SPO Nail Day at Chisholm Place

Ashley Bryan, President of Sigma Phi Omega National Honor Society shares the news that our service-minded members hosted a "Nail Day" at Chisholm Place as part of their Adopt-a-Grandparent program.  Sigma Phi Omega is the national academic honor and professional...

Tips for First Days of Classes

Dr.Kristen Guillory, is a friend of ACU/PGC and one of the judges of the Images of Aging photo contest is also President of KSGuillory Enterprises and Adjunct Faculty at UNT Dallas. She shares her tips for College Success with us:   Which one(s) are new to you?...

Ongoing Student Research Sponsored by PGC

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...

Sigma Phi Omega May Meeting

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...