Campus Calm Announces the 2007/2008 Student Success & Happiness Experts Circle

BUFFALO, NY—December 07, 2007— Campus Calm is excited to announce the new Student Success & Happiness Experts Circle program. The next year’s agenda: Helping our nation’s high school and college students learn how to stress less today and channel that wasted energy to create their happy and successful tomorrows.

The following experts have partnered with Campus Calm to help students manage high school and college student stress:

• Beverly Coggins – Time Management Expert. Coggins is a professional organizer and author of the e-book, Three Steps to Time Management for the College Student.

• Brandon L. Griffin – Youth Entrepreneurship expert. Griffin is the publisher of FyeBye Magazine and leader behind the “Entrepreneurship In Schools Initiative.”

• Christine Hassler – 20 Something Crisis Survival Expert. Hassler is a coach, speaker and author of Twenty-Something, Twenty-Everything: A Quarter-life Woman’s Guide to Balance and Direction. She is also co-authoring the 2008 book Chicken Soup for the Twenty-Something Soul.

• Courtney E. Martin – Body Image Expert. Martin is currently an adjunct professor of Women’s Studies at Hunter College and author of Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: The Frightening New Normalcy of Hating Your Body.

• David Mammano – College Planning Expert. Mammano is the CEO, president and founder of Next Step Publishing, Inc., a company that helps students with college, career and life planning.

• Nancy Barry – Recent College Graduate Expert. Barry is a motivational speaker and author of When Reality Hits: What Employers Want Recent College Graduates to Know, published in May 2007. She tells twentysomethings what managers want them to know and don’t have time to tell them.

• Natalie Butler – Nutrition Expert. Butler graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics and is currently completing graduate school and her dietetic internship through Marywood University to become a registered dietitian (R.D.). Her well-rounded, holistic view of nutrition and health has become the foundation for her own practice which has allowed her to consult individuals, families, groups and businesses on all aspects of nutrition and health.

• Ross Szabo – Mental Health Survival Expert. Szabo is the Director of Youth Outreach for the National Mental Health Awareness Campaign (NMHAC). He is also the author of “Behind Happy Faces; Taking Charge of Your Mental Health: A Guide for Young Adults.”

• The Résumé Girl, Lauren Hasson – Career Planning Expert. Hasson is a career coach, speaker and author of The College Students’ Career Search Organizer, which will be available in early 2008.

“These dynamic and diverse individuals share Campus Calm’s passion to help students manage stress and find the confidence to carve out their own definitions of success and happiness,” said Maria Pascucci, a 28-year-old writer and founder of Campus Calm.

Pascucci was a straight A student who suffered from a myriad of stress-induced health problems during her college years. She created to empower students to be proactive about their health so they wouldn’t have to suffer needlessly as she did.

Through the Student Success & Happiness Experts Circle program, Campus Calm will produce coaching calls and audio CD packages to help students manage high school and college student stress. Topics range from time and money management, career exploration and nutrition, to overcoming the hard stuff like depression, anxiety, insomnia and body image problems. Experts will also contribute to Pascucci’s book, 10 Mindsets Students Must Have To Be Happy and Successful, which will be released by Campus Calm for back-to-school 2008. Visit for more information.

Campus Calm’s mission is to empower high school and college students to choose balance, become stress resistant, increase self-confidence and get out of the students’ state of perpetual overwhelm – all before they leave their academic years behind. Campus Calm has recently been featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education, the San Francisco Chronicle, the North Jersey Media Group, The Buffalo News,, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Next Step Magazine, Student Health 101, WGRZ-TV Buffalo, Oklahoma College Connections and Business First. For more information about Campus Calm and to get your free Stress-Less Kit, please visit


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Maria Pascucci
President & Founder – Campus Calm
Ph: 716-510-4402
372 Aurora Street
Lancaster, New York 14086

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