Main Navigation

Compassion + connection: A night for first year students with the change coalition

Learn how to build self-compassion and community wellbeing in this an online world during this two-night online event open to first-year students.

“Compassion + Connection: A Night for First Year Students” is a two-night workshop hosted by the Change Coalition. It is offered by Zoom meeting (invitation provided after registration) for U first-year students. The workshop is designed to introduce participants to mindful strategies for enhancing self-care and community care practices. Come learn effective tools for navigating the unique pressures of being a first-year student and the challenges of developing communities exclusively online. The workshop is free. All participants must register here to attend. Go to the Mindfulness Center website for more information.

The two-part workshop is offered on Oct. 21 and Oct. 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. All participants must register here. The modules cover the following learning goals:

Module One: Compassion

  • Building self-compassion
  • Developing self-care practices
  • Navigating self-compassion with marginalized identities
  • Cultivating circles of connection

Module Two: Connection

  • Building community connections
  • Connecting in an online world
  • Practicing self and community care, while seeking campus involvement
  • Navigating activism and burnout