With stories, experiences, and expressions showcased within dance, CTRL+A strives to celebrate diversity and expresses Asian Pacific Islander Desi American experiences while advocating the APIDA community and culture at Michigan State University.
Licensed psychologist and CAPS Director Mark Patishnock said students tend to feel overwhelmed this time of year, reporting significant levels of stress, anxiety, depression and isolation.
“It’s a space where you’re not graded, not prepared, and to just be yourself,” CAPS psychologist Yvonne Connelly said. “That is the beauty of it. We have a specific topic, but we touch on it and it depends on the groups needs. We also have lunch to talk and literally take the mask off to eat. We also use expressive art in terms of vision boards and yoga.”