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Soul Series Lineup Announced for Spring 2019
The Office of Health Promotion is hosting its popular Soul program once again for the spring semester, including SoulSearch, SoulTalk, SoulScape and SoulfulEats. Each program aims to help students work toward personal growth and find deeper connection with one another.
SoulSearch is a one-day retreat for first-year and transfer students. It is a day of contemplation, inspiration and connection for students to experience a deeper understanding of their authentic selves and a rekindled sense of belonging. Participants will also gain tools for practicing mindfulness. With several dates during the semester—Feb. 23 and 24, March 2 and 23, April 5—there are plenty of opportunities for first-year and transfer students to experience Soul programming. Every SoulSearch retreat is free with meals and transportation provided. Locations include Drumlins, the Inn Complete and Greek Peak Mountain Resort. Pre-registration is required.
SoulTalk is a series of student-led conversations covering such topics as purpose, self-expression and connection. Formerly known as Soulful Sit-downs, SoulTalk is a weekly program held on Mondays in Tolley Hall, Room 204. No registration is required, and light refreshments are provided. All students regardless of class year and major are welcome.
SoulScape, being held on Feb. 9-10, is a two-day retreat for students to connect with their peers, have deep conversation and find a stronger sense of belonging. Held in Blue Mountain Lake, New York, at the picturesque Minnowbrook Conference Center, SoulScape focuses on personal discovery and themes surrounding purpose, gratitude and vulnerability. It is a free event, including round-trip transportation, meals and lodging.
Soulful Eats is a partnership between the Office of Health Promotion and Hendricks Chapel where the campus community share a meal and discuss the SoulTalk topic of the week. Held on select Sundays throughout the semester, conversations cover topics surrounding purpose, vulnerability, gratitude and more. Soulful Eats dates and times have yet to be determined.
For more information and directions to apply, visit the Office of Health Promotion website.