Category Archives: Community Building

A Sample of Faculty Workshops at a Residency

Are 13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird Enough? with faculty member Jim Sparrell. We will meet for several bird walks and discussion of knowing and nature, considering how the different ways of knowing and looking at the natural world … Continue reading

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The Power and Intricacies of Grounded Community by MASIS Student Rania Campbell-Cobb

In my studies at Goddard College I examine rooftop farming practices, food justice, innovative networks, urban community spaces, non-profit management, and community education. My studies are grounded within my life and work in Philadelphia. With every subject I dig into, … Continue reading

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What Story Are You Changing?: A Special Event at the Residency

To launch Transformative Language in Action, a new anthology co-edited by GGI’s Ruth Farmer and Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, students, faculty, and the public gathered for a special event to explore what stories we’re changing and challenging with our work, activism, art, … Continue reading

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Faculty Residency Workshops Cross Boundaries in Psychology, Science, Culture, Religion, Politics, Community and History

The theme of our spring 2015 residency was Crossing Boundaries. Here’s a sampling of some of the workshops GGI faculty offered. The Work of Stan Grof, with faculty member Francis X. Charet. Grof, a psychiatrist, is a leading representative of … Continue reading

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Goddard Graduate Institutes Graduate Complete Diverse Studies

We recently held another graduation for the Goddard Graduate Institute, featuring students who studied everything from gut health to a Brazilian martial art to online gaming. Here are the descriptions of graduating student presentations student gave at the February 2015 … Continue reading

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Willa Conway: Cross-Class Giving Circles Bring Greater Justice to Philanthropy

I came to Goddard with a loose idea of what I was interested in: racial justice, philanthropy, healing, radical love, and James Baldwin. It makes me smile looking at those disparate ideas now, as those ideas continue to be strong … Continue reading

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Kris Hege: Survivor-Centric Resiliency Support for Sexual Assault Survivors

Goddard is more than a school or an institution, it is more than a campus and faculty and staff. It is a garden where seeds of passion and inspiration are planted, nourished, and grow, sometimes wildly, into extraordinary forces of … Continue reading

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