Interfaith and Spiritual Exploration Center

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Interfaith and Spiritual Exploration Center

Overview

Mission

The Interfaith and Spiritual Exploration Center aims to promote a campus environment that is inclusive of student’s religious, spiritual, and secular identities and allows for expression and exploration of spiritual beliefs and values. Programs and initiatives of the Center will advance understanding and appreciation of the contributions of communities varying beliefs.

Programs and Initiatives

  • Collaborative programs with local faith-based organizations to support students of faith on campus.
  • Support observance and celebration of national/international days or months concerning interfaith engagement.
  • Workshops and lecture series on religious pluralism, spiritual exploration, and interfaith partnerships.
  • Intergroup coexistence and dialogue programs addressing conflict and coexistence across identity groups.

Learning Outcomes

Students, faculty, and staff who engage in the Interfaith and Spiritual Exploration Center’s programmatic offerings will be able to:

  • Explore their spiritual and religious identities through the utilization of educational resources, informal conversations and programmatic opportunities held by or in collaboration with SJICR.
  • Articulate aspects of their identity and how those individual aspects contribute to their sense of self (Self-awareness of multiple identities)
  • Build partnerships through programming with student organizations affiliated with SJICR.
  • Explore the meaning of social justice and gain tools to be an active change agent within their local, regional and national communities.

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