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Seneca experts talk back-to-school

Seneca professors available to provide expertise on wide range of subjects

Toronto, Sept. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the beginning of the new school year, Seneca’s faculty experts are available to comment on a variety of back-to-school topics as they relate to psychology, child development, mental health, fashion, eyewear and more.



Psychology expert Laura Cavanagh is available to talk about:

  • back-to-school routines;
  • whether or not a child is ready to walk to school alone or come home to an empty house;
  • adjusting from summer vacation to school.

Child development and ECE expert Laila Shah is available to talk about:

  • helping a child succeed in kindergarten and planning for their learning;
  • supporting a child’s self-esteem;
  • child development milestones. 

Mental health expert Tanya Shute is available to talk about:

  • managing stress and anxiety as a student;
  • mental health support during the school year;
  • maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the school year.

Fashion history expert Dale Peers is available to talk about:

  • fashion trends for fall 2017;
  • fashion and self-confidence;
  • fashion as a form of communication.

Opticianry expert Margaret Osborne is available to talk about:

  • why back-to-school is peak time for purchasing glasses;
  • protecting the eyes while studying;
  • choosing children’s glasses.

For a full list of Seneca’s media experts, visit:


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Seneca Media Relations
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416-491-5050 ext. 77018