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Annual College Experience Thanksgiving Party

-Written by Jesse Saperstein, Habilitation Liaison On Tuesday, November 22, 2016 the students and staff gathered for an epic Thanksgiving celebration at the main office of Living Resources. As you can see from the enormous feast, we enjoyed every nostalgic Thanksgiving dish that dates back to childhood, and there was enough food left over to give…

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Student Writing Featured On Popular Website

We are so proud as a program to recognize current senior Lauren Wasielewski and her accomplishments in publishing her writing pieces! Lauren is quickly becoming a regular contributor at The Mighty, a website that shares stories and articles about disabilities and disability awareness. Stories from The Mighty have also been featured on major news outlets…

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Reflection From Program Alumnus

The goal of the College Experience is to profile the talents of not only our current students but also our awesome alumni!  Alumni have an important role in the program as far as serving as mentors to our current students, and we are fortunate that many of them live very close because they choose to attend…

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Nordic Sports Class Makes Fitness Fun!

– Written by Jesse A. Saperstein, Habilitation Liaison At the College Experience we do our best to provide as many options as possible so that the students will undoubtedly find activities the pique their interest and/or prior passions. The spirit of learning cannot be fully accomplished unless there is some element of fun involved and…

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Transitioning to the Future and Fun Adventures

Written by Jesse A. Saperstein, Habilitation Liaison   At the College Experience, we work hard and try to play hard, too.  The valuable learning experiences and recreational activities continue for those alumni who make the decision to enroll in the Transitions program.  The Transitions program provides our graduates with a lighter staff presence and more…

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New Beginnings for New Students

– Written by Jesse Saperstein, Habilitation Liaison It is finally a new school year and a new beginning. The last two weeks of August served as Orientation for The College Experience, and we welcomed new freshmen students. On August 15th, the newly minted seniors banded together with staff to help the new freshmen move into…

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College Experience Semi-Formal

Written by Jesse Saperstein, Habilitation Liaison It is no secret that we keep the students of the College Experience Program (CEP) incredibly busy during each semester and Summer I session.  We expect a lot from our students, and it can seem like a lot of work as students must become adjusted to group living, being…

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Summer Session in Full Swing!

We apologize for the blogging hiatus over the last month – The College Experience is a 12 month program so we’re still busy learning, working, volunteering, and socializing all summer long; we’ve just been way too busy to blog! The summer session is now in full swing, and for many staff and students, summer at Saint…

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