This symposium is free and open to the public. Please register to attend:
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Hardie Auditorium, Palmer Hall Rhodes College
Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn
founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and author of pioneering works on mindfulness and compassion training.
Please join us for a day-long symposium on compassionate practices in higher education bringing together faculty, administrators, students, and thinkers from around the nation to share and discuss best practices for fostering compassionate campuses. Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about ways to make colleges and universities more hospitable and welcoming environments and to cultivate techniques of personal and institutional flourishing.
Sponsored by the Rhodes Compassionate Campus Initiative and Advancing Mindfulness, LLC.