Fresno State student Gabriela Blanco had a rough start to school this year, learning that her mother was in hospice care before she eventually died five days into the fall semester. When informed that she miss some classes to be with her mom, Fresno State psychology professor Michael Botwin provided compassionate and encouraging e-mails that Blanco said helped her get through the tough times.
Fresno State student Gabriela Blanco had a rough start to school this year, learning that her mother was in hospice care before she eventually died five days into the fall semester. When informed that she miss some classes to be with her mom, Fresno State psychology professor Michael Botwin provided compassionate and encouraging e-mails that Blanco said helped her get through the tough times. Courtesy Gabriela Blanco
Fresno State student Gabriela Blanco had a rough start to school this year, learning that her mother was in hospice care before she eventually died five days into the fall semester. When informed that she miss some classes to be with her mom, Fresno State psychology professor Michael Botwin provided compassionate and encouraging e-mails that Blanco said helped her get through the tough times. Courtesy Gabriela Blanco

Her mother was dying. A Fresno State professor made this student’s situation tolerable

September 26, 2018 11:28 PM