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Adopting a grandparent at Furman

christina-sturgeon-usatoday-smallerAdjusting to the lack of family connection in everyday life can be rough transition for many college students living away from home. To help students maintain that family connection while away at school, Furman sophomore Christina Sturgeon has created a program in which students can “adopt” a grandparent—allowing student and grandparent to form true relationships. Sturgeon’s efforts were highlighted in an article in USA Today.

Last updated October 8, 2015
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