Established in 2001, Furman University’s Cothran Center for Vocational Reflection was initially developed through a grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. Directly serving students, faculty, staff and alumni with interest in vocation, we also provide resources to the Greenville community through annual public lectures and other events.
Our mission is to provide resources for individuals and groups to reflect upon their vocational choices through three essential questions:
The Cothran Center fully embraces Furman’s core mission to prepare individuals for lives of purpose.
The five goals listed below are the ways we focus our larger mission at Furman and in the community. Each of the current and envisioned programs and resources facilitated by the Center supports at least one of the goals below: