Calendar

Center for Vocational Reflection
Calendar of Selected Events
Academic Year 2013-14

FALL 2013

September 2013-April 2014
2013-14 Faculty Seminar Sessions (Vocations of the Professoriate: Are We Called to Engage the Public?)
[Program for selected faculty participants.  See faculty website for more information on this year's program.]

Fall 2013
Engaged Living Program & First-Year Seminar: Finding Your Life Purpose
[This program is for selected first-year students at Furman.  For more information, visit the Engaged Living website.]

September 3, 2013
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Summer Connections Reunion Picnic
Lakeside Picnic Shelter
[Open to all former Connections participants.  Reservations required.  RSVP to rolyn.rollins@furman.edu]

September 16, 2013
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Conversations w/ Linda Bartlett (MLL/Spanish) and Vaughn CroweTipton (Religion/Chaplain)
Trustees Dining Room (DH)
[Open to all students, faculty, and staff.  Reservations required.  RSVP to rolyn.rollins@furman.edu.  For more information, visit the Conversations page.]

September 20-21, 2013
Rinker Mountain Retreat: Tending to All Directions
(Partnering in Fall 2013 w/ the Shi Center for Sustainability)
Asbury Hills Retreat Center
[Open to all students.  Reservations required.  RSVP to rolyn.rollins@furman.edu]

October 4, 2013
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Family Weekend Workshop Session: What’s Calling You Now?
Hartness Welcome Center Presentation Room
[For parents, grandparents, and family.  See Family Weekend website for additional information.]

October 7, 2013
5:00-6:00 p.m.
FOCUS 2014 (Spring Break Service-Learning Program) Information Meeting
Furman Hall 128

November 2, 2013
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Pilgrimage Hike
Table Rock State Park
[Open to all students.  RSVP to rolyn.rollins@furman.edu]

November 8, 2013
1:00-5:00 p.m.
Cothran Center Homecoming Reception & Drop-In
Cothran Center (Rinker Suite, Trone Student Center 215)
[All alumni, friends, and family are welcome to visit during this event.]

November 14, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Rabbi Roundtable: Panel Discussion with Conservative, Orthodox, & Reform Rabbis in the Upstate (CLP)
Part of Furman’s World Religions Symposium 2013,
Judaism: Ancient Conversation, Contemporary Voices
Patrick Lecture Hall, Townes Science Center
[Open to the public.}

December 11, 2013
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Study Day Drop-in
(Partnering with the Shucker Center for Leadership Development)
Cothran Center, Rinker Suite, Trone Student Center 215
[Open to all students, faculty, and staff.]

SPRING 2014

January 2014
Date & Time: TBA
Is This Job for You?  Personality & Purpose (Workshop for Students)
Location: TBA
[Open to all students.  Reservations required, as space is limited.  RSVP to rolyn.rollins@furman.edu.]

January-March 2014
FOCUS Program Gatherings & Orientation Meetings
[For selected participants.  For more information, visit the FOCUS Program page.]

January 30, 2014
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Interfaith Panel Discussion: Altruism & Calling
(Partnering with Greenville Interfaith Forum)
Burgiss Theater, Trone Student Center
[Open event.  All are invited to attend.]

February 2014
TBA
Conversations w/ TBA
Trustees Dining Room
[Open to all students, faculty, and staff.  Reservations required.  RSVP to rolyn.rollins@furman.edu.  For more information, visit the Conversations page.]

February/March 2014 (TBA)
Gallivan Retreat
Mepkin Abbey
Moncks Corner, SC
[Open to all students.  Space is very limited.  RSVP to rolyn.rollins@furman.edu.  For more information, visit the Mepkin Abbey Retreat page.]

February 27, 2014
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Peggy & Ed Good Lecture
Lecture Title: TBA
Hartness Pavillion
[Open event.  All are invited to attend.]

March 8-16, 2014
FOCUS Spring Break Service-Learning Program (Northern Ireland)
[For selected participants.  For more information, visit the FOCUS Program page.]

March/April 2014
Rinker Mountain Retreat: Altruism
(Partnering with Heller Service Corps)
Asbury Hills Retreat Center
[Open to all students.  Reservations Required.  RSVP to rolyn.rollins@furman.edu]

April 2014
Date & Time: TBA
Interfaith Panel Discussion
Location: TBA
[Open event.  All are invited to attend.]

April 22, 2014
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Senior Celebration Dinner
Cherrydale Alumni House
[Open to all seniors who have participated in various Center programs.  RSVP to rolyn.rollins@furman.edu]

April 20, 2013
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Service-Learning Day
Triune Mercy Center (Greenville, SC)
[Open to all students.  Faculty and staff are invited to attend, as space is available.  RSVP to rolyn.rollins@furman.edu]

April 30, 2014
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Study Day Drop-in
(Partnering with the Shucker Center for Leadership Development)
Cothran Center, Rinker Suite, Trone Student Center
[Open to all students, faculty, and staff.]

SUMMER 2014

June 2014
2013-14 Faculty Seminar Closing Session
[Program for selected faculty participants.  See faculty website for more information on this year's program.]

June 19-27, 2014
Summer Connections Program
Furman University
[Program for incoming freshmen.  Information and application can be found on the Summer Connections page.]

July 24-27, 2014
Becherer Alumni Programs: Alumni Retreat
Furman University, Greenville, SC
[All Furman alumni are invited to attend.  Space is limited.  Contact rolyn.rollins@furman.edu.  For more information will be posted soon.]

 

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