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Note: all times in PST

Monday, January 22nd

10:00 am: Theological Reading & Writing Workshop with Dean Susan Abraham

Online only Join via Zoom

3:00 pm: PSR’s Monday Online Cafe — Using technology can be daunting for some, but it is relatively easy for others. Identifying your specific tech needs is essential for us. Fill out this survey ahead of time to facilitate the session.

Online only Join via Zoom

 

Tuesday, January 23rd

Spring Orientation Day 1: Journeying the Path of Greatest Resilience: Embracing Faith & Practicing Hope …

Online only Join via Zoom

8 am: Check-in

8:30 – 9:15: Welcome and Centering Reflection

9: 15 – 9:45: Conversation with Dean Abraham

9:45 – 10:00: Break

10:00 – 12:00 pm: Journeying in Resilience…The Logistics of Learning at PSR

    • Building Resilience through the Academic Journey:  Maintaining Strong Academic Status, Advisor Relationship and Accountability including Zoom and Concurrent Learning Covenants
    • Financial Aid
    • Best Practices for Remote/Concurrent Learning/Hybrid Technology
    • PSR Programs Session — Panel Discussion

12:00 – 12:45: Break

12:45 – 2:00: Conversation with PSR Faculty

2:00 – 2:10: Break

2:10 –  2:30 Wrap-up and Sending Blessing for the Day

 

Wednesday, January 24th

Spring Orientation Day 2: Journeying the Path of Greatest Resilience: Embracing Faith & Practicing Hope …

Online only Join via Zoom

8 am -8:30: Check-in & Gathering Conversation

8:30 – 8:40: Centering Reflection

8:45 – 10:15: Cultivating Resilience  — Making Covenant, Becoming Community

    • Covenant Matters
    • Student Panel w/ Breakout Sessions – “Practicing Hope in the Circle of Community

10:15 – 10:30: Break

10:30 – 11:30: Cultivating Resilience  — Cultivating Equity, Belonging and Community Impact

    • PSR’s Commitment to Anti-Racism & Intersectional Equity
    • Introduction to the Ignite Collective and Community Life Page

11:30 – 12:15 pm: Break

12:15 – 2:15: Practicing Hope — Whole Self-Care and Spiritual Formation

    • Student Accessibility Services
    • Community Care & Wellness
    • The Gifts & Challenges of Theological & Spiritual Formation

2:15 – 2:30: Sending Blessings

 

Thursday, January 25th

10 am: Online Graduate Theological Union Library Orientation. Join Zoom

 

Spring 2024 Orientation is hosted by the Office of Community Life