Category: Keeping Up With Gen Y
September 21, 2011 | BY Tamara Bell
As a new school year begins, college students are not only busy juggling heavy course loads and extracurricular activities, but they also face a high unemployment rate after graduation. But how can students prepare to enter the workforce without burning out before earning their Bachelors’ degrees?
Dr. Samuel Gladding, chair of and a professor in the Department of Counseling at Wake Forest University, joins Keeping Up with Gen Y to talk about how Gen Y in college and the workplace can relieve stress and prevent burnout. He also points out ways for students to determine if they need professional help in dealing with pressure and how they can find support.
MORE ABOUT SAMUEL GLADDING, PH.D.
Samuel Gladding is chair of and a professor in the Department of Counseling at Wake Forest University. He is a fellow in the American Counseling Association and its former president, and has also served as president of the American Association of State Counseling Boards, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Chair of the American Counseling Association Foundation, Professor Gladding is also a member of the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors.
Professor Gladding has authored numerous professional publications, including 36 books. And as a Fulbright Specialist, he has taught counseling at universities in Turkey, Estonia, Malaysia, and Canada.
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University, Masters’ degrees from Wake Forest as well as Yale University, and a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
About the Author
Tamara Bell: Tamara Bell is the editor of Y Gen Out Loud. She began her journalism career as a reporter in Dallas, Texas. A few years later, she moved into politics and government, working for both Democratic and Republican members of the Texas Legislature. When not working on Y Gen, Tamara is a lecturer in the Advertising Department at The University of Texas at Austin. Tamara has a B.A. in Journalism from Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. in Journalism from The University of Texas at Austin.