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New learning community begins Feb. 1

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 11:59pm
The Center for Academic Excellence invites the campus community to participate in a Contemplative Practices Learning Community beginning spring 2018. It will focus on the integration of contemplative practices in teaching and learning through...

Early bird registration ends Jan. 31

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 11:58pm
The 5th annual Contemplative Practices for 21st Century Higher Education Conference at UNC-Chapel Hill will be held March 9-10, 2018.  Early bird registration ends Jan. 31.  The Mid-Atlantic regional conference is hosted by seven...

Journal includes research by Still Point members

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 11:56pm
The Journal of Contemplative Inquiry's "Building Just Communities" issue was published in December 2017. It includes a research article by Appalachian's Linda Coutant and Karen Caldwell titled The Mindful Campus: Organizational Structure and Culture...

Fall Events Scheduled with Human Resources

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 6:22pm
Members of the Appalachian Community can sign up for these events presented by Still Point members through Human Resources’ Professional Development Series: Sept. 26, 3-4 p.m. – Corinne Cassini on “Alexander Technique for Mindfulness and Presence”...
You are invited to join a campus-wide learning community for The Mindful College Classroom. The Mindful College Classroom Learning Community was created with the support of Appalachian State University’s College Star Program in Fall 2016...
Linda Coutant (University Communications) and LaShanda Sell (Department of Nursing) co-presented a paper session on Still Point at the Contemplative Practices for 21st Century Higher Education Conference sponsored by George Mason University in Falls...
Two members of Still Point, Katrina Plato and LaShanda Sell, presented the walking labyrinth at the INTERSECT Social Justice Retreat held at Blowing Rock Assembly Grounds in Feb. 12, 2017. Many of the 60 students and 12 faculty/staff...

Creating a Mindful Campus Conference

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 3:48pm
Creating a Mindful Campus Conference Date/Time: April 14-15, 2017 Location: UNC Asheville, Asheville North Carolina Website Link Registration Information Registration fee information coming soon! Checks should be made payable to: UNC...
Leading to Well-Being Conference: Contemplative Practices for 21st Century Higher Education Date/Time: April 8, 2017; 9:30am-5:30pm Location: Fairview Park Marriot Hotel, Falls Church, VA Background Information Now in its eighth year, George Mason...
Linda Coutant (University Communications) has achieved certification as a mindfulness teacher through The Center for Koru Mindfulness, after a year-long process that included teaching three four-week courses, providing video documentation,...
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