Fall 2022 Programs for Students –

August 23: Welcome Back Drop-in @ 4:00-5:00 pm at the Cothran Center office

August 25: Summer Connections Reunion @ 5:30-6:30 pm in the Trustees Dining Room 

Sept. 13 : Conversations Dinner @ 5:30-7:00 pm in the Hartness Pavilion
(Presenters: Professor Akan Malici and Associate Professor Claire Whitlinger)

Sept. 23-24: Rinker Mountain Retreat at Asbury Hills – “Come and Rest”

Sept. 26: FOCUS Information Session @ 6:15-7:15 pm in Furman Hall 214
(Applications due 10/14)

Oct. 3:  Advanced Enneagram Workshop @ 6:00-7:00 pm in Furman Hall 214

Oct. 7-11: Immigration Pilgrimage through Georgia over Fall Break

Oct. 28: Reflective Walk and Reception @ 4:30-5:30 pm
(open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends)

Nov. 6: Reflective Hike @ 1:00-5:00 pm at Conestee Nature Preserve

Nov. 16: Reflective Gardening @ 4:00-5:00 pm at the Furman Farm

Dec. 7: Study Day Drop-in from 2:00-3:00 pm in the Cothran Center Conference Room

Summer Connections

Summer Connections

Each summer, we offer a fun and inspiring week-long residential program for incoming freshmen.

FOCUS

FOCUS

During spring break, we lead a group of sophomores on a study away program.

Conversations

Conversations

Each semester, students are invited to a dinner conversation. Two members of the faculty and staff share their vocational stories and students have the opportunity to ask questions and dialogue with the participants.

Rinker Mountain Retreats

Rinker Mountain Retreats

These events each semester provide opportunities for students to explore vocationally relevant topics. Guest faculty and staff members also attend these retreats.

Reflective Hikes

Reflective Hikes

Our hikes provide students with the opportunity to get away from day-to-day routine and activity and focus on contemplation and reflection in a beautiful outdoor setting.

Fall Break Trip

Fall Break Trip

Each fall break we offer a domestic travel program for students interested in learning about topics related to social justice.

Enneagram Workshops

Enneagram Workshops

Workshops & Other Programs

Throughout the academic year, the Center facilitates workshops related to personality assessment, vocational reflection, and exploring ways students (and others) can better engage and discern their sense of calling. Students are encouraged to contact the Center if they have specific interests in certain areas as we will help connect with other related workshops and programs around campus.