Wednesday, November 8th (link)
|All day||NIGHT PRAYER CANCELLED for Small-Thomas Lecture |
|11:15 am-12:45 pm||What Major Should I Declare? Career & Major Exploration Workshop Cole Library|
Not sure what major to declare? Thinking about changing yours? Afraid of choosing the "wrong" one? This workshop will guide you through exercises to help you gain more clarity and reduce anxiety about selecting a major or career. Grab takeout and come to this interactive workshop in the Cole Library computer lab. Geared toward sophomores but all students are welcome. (Repeats Nov. 15.)
|11:30 am-12:30 pm||Dimensions workshop: Personal statement writing (1) Thomas Commons|
The personal statement is one of the most critical components of an application. This workshop breaks down the elements of an effective personal statement, and will help with tips and tricks for converting experiences and thoughts to paper. (Repeats at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in Russell.)
|3:30 pm-4:30 pm||Dimensions workshop: Personal statement writing (2) Thomas Commons|
The personal statement is one of the most critical components of an application. This workshop breaks down the elements of an effective personal statement, and will help with tips and tricks for converting experiences and thoughts to paper. (Repeat of 11:30 a.m. Nov. 8 session.)
|6:30 pm||SMALL-THOMAS LECTURE: "Standing Rock & The Growing Pan-Indigenous Movement for Life Hall-Perrine Room of Thomas Commons|
"Standing Rock & the Growing Pan-Indigenous Movement for Life:
Honoring What the Creator Has Made," is the title of the 2017 Small-Thomas Lecture by Lyla June, of Diné (Navajo) and sétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) lineages. June will explore her experiences at Standing Rock, events and issues at Standing Rock, and the ancestral paradigm that lead protectors to take the positions they held. These ancient and refined belief systems vary from nation to nation but all hold a similar reverence for the inherent, life-giving design of nature. Through an exploration of these sustainable, ancestral world views, the lecture helps us to understand more specifically what we can do in this time to move with the rhythms of the earth, instead of forcing her to move to the rhythms of our anthropocentric greed.
The Small-Thomas Lecture is an endowed lecture series focusing on the intersection of faith and social justice.
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