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New officers elected for 2018-19 academic year

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:51pm
Still Point held elections April 26 for officer positions for the 2018-19 academic year. Elected to the role of president was LaShanda Sell, assistant professor of nursing in the Beaver College of Health Sciences. Elected to the role of vice...

HR's Wellness workshops feature Still Point members

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 2:03pm
HR's Wellness workshops feature Still Point members Still Point has been partnering with Appalachian's Human Resources to present wellness workshops as part of HR's professional development series, based on the expertise within our group....

New learning community begins Feb. 1

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 12:59am
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...

Conference registration ends March 5th 2018

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 12:58am
The 5th annual contemplative practices for 21st century higher education conference at UNC-Chapel Hill will be held March 9-10, 2018.  Conference registration ends March 5th 2018.  The Mid-Atlantic regional conference is hosted by seven...

Journal includes research by Still Point members

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 12:56am
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 - 7:22pm
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 - 4:48pm
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...
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