Faculty and staff are invited to participate in an upcoming series titled “Discerning Vocational Call in Context.”
This development opportunity will better help employees grow personally, spiritually and professionally—in turn enhancing the student experience, retention and success. Participants will engage in cross-divisional and interdisciplinary relationship-building and collaboration in line with Beyond Boundaries’ strategic plan, values and goals.
Six 90-minute, virtual sessions will take place on the following Thursdays at 3 p.m. CT:
- Sept. 10: Vocational Discernment 101: From Ignatian Perspective
- Sept. 24: Who are our undergraduate students? Generation Z & diverse student populations
- Oct. 8: Listening to Vocational Call: Co-curricular Leadership models for Contemplatives in Action
- Oct. 22: Exploration of Vocational Call; Academic advising and classroom mentorship
- Nov. 5: Exploration of Vocational Call: Career Counseling
- Nov. 19: Vocational Mentorship: Developing a plan
In addition to this series, there will be a retreat from Jan. 7-8 titled, “Where Vocational Call Meets the Needs of the World.” Separate registration for this retreat is required; details will be shared later.
A stipend will be provided for all participants.
This series is made possible by a grant from the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE) and is a collaboration between the following departments:
- Faber Center
- Campus Ministry
- Mission and Ministry
- Career Services Center
- Student Affairs
- Department of Theology
- Student Educational Services