Fall 2020 International Education & Interfaith "Gratitude"
Events below have been completed
Interfaith Opening Ceremony
Monday, November 9th at 7:00 p.m.
Join us on Zoom ID: 919 441 935 35
Please join us in this special interfaith ceremony filled with well wishes and blessings for all. We will have representation from various religious practices. This will be the kick off event for the UWest’s annual International Education and Interfaith Celebration.
Click the image on the left or Here to see the event recording
Doing Business in California, Conference
Tuesday, November 10, 1:30 pm PST
Join on Zoom Meeting: Topic: Conference on How to Do Business in California
Meeting ID: 951 1400 0570 Passcode: Nov10Conf
Interfaith Rituals part I, Celtic (Irish) Druid/Hindu, hosted by Rev. Dr. Victor Gabriel’s MDIV class
Thursday, November 12, 2020, 2:30 pm
Join on Zoom Meeting: Topic: MDIV 530 Interfaith Rituals
Time: Nov 12, 2020 02:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 924 2721 0363 Passcode: Rituals
Bhikkhu Bodhi Dharma Talk hosted by Vaishali Gaidhani & Fong Sam
Thursday, November 12th at 4:00 pm PST
Join us on Zoom ID: 929 3630 1387
Topic: From Suffering to Joy, from Joy to Liberation: based on the Upanishad Sutta from (Samyutta Nikaya, 12.23)
<To see the Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi please click on the image on the left and select the video.
Social Connection Council hosted by April Afoa
A Virtual Council Circle
Tuesday, November 17, 7:00 - 8:30 pm PST
Social Connection Councils offer a space for people to be seen and heard, and a facilitated practice for connecting to ourselves and our community through listening and speaking from the heart.
No prior experience is necessary. Come as you are for an opportunity to listen to your heart, speak what is alive in you, and connect with others.
Contact April Afoa with any questions, and to coordinate your registration for this event firstname.lastname@example.org - https://www.centerforcouncil.org/social-connection-councils.html
Bridging the GAP, Interfaith Panel Discussion hosted by Fong Sam
In collaboration with the Religious Studies Department & UWest Graduate Council
Wednesday, November 18, 6:00 pm PST
Five guests, each representing one of the five major religious traditions
<Click on the image to the left to see the panel discussion on video.
Red Carpet Fashion Show, hosted by Muge Meisenholder
Thursday, November 19 at 7:00 pm PST
Join us on Zoom ID: 968 7941 2362
(Contact Mugem@uwest.edu if you would like to model.)
Performance Art Competition
Monday, November 9, 2020 thru Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Hello everybody! This is the TAG CLUB ❤️
UWEST’s Interfaith Week has begun with the theme of GRATITUDE!
With that in mind, the TAG CLUB is having a GRATITUDE BINGO!! 🥳🥳🥳
You can post it on Instagram; just cross out the ones that you have done!! 💞💞💞
Remember to tag #uwestinterfaithweek #gratitudebingo AND @tag_uwest AND tag 2 of your friends!
Share your gratitude with us! 🤩
Monday, November 9, 2020 thru Monday, November 30, 2020
These concert dates feature website postings of great performances from the past and current chamber music performances by PCO members.
Links to the videos are here or you may click the image on the left.
Gratitude Board, presented by UWest Employee Council
Thursday, November 19 thru Wednesday, November 25
Please take a few minutes of your time to share what you are thankful for on the Gratitude Board. The board will be up until the last day of the International Education and Interfaith Celebration. We would love to be able to read each other's messages and share in the spirit together.
Link to the Kudos Board is here or you may click the image on the left.
Buddhist Art Exhibition, A Pictorial Retrospective
Friday, November 20 thru Wednesday, November 25
Take a stroll down memory lane, to see some of the amazing works of Buddhist art presented by Ven. Sumitta and the Pali Society. See some great art and some old friends
Link to the slide show is here or you may click the image on the left.
English Language Institute (ELI), Students share what they are grateful for this year.
Tuesday, November 24, and beyond
English Language Institute (ELI), share what they are grateful for this holiday season. This is a very special gift, that should not be missed.
See the video here: https://youtu.be/gFuicnapK2o
ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP (IDS 330): Student Presentations
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm PST
Students will have about 10minutes each to do their presentations on grass roots environmental leaders...
Join Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82505518734
Zoom ID: 825 0551 8734 Pass Code: 561182
Closing Gratitude Ceremony, Pot Luck Together-Apart hosted by Student Life
Tuesday, November 24 at 6:00 pm PST
Join us on Zoom ID: 818 1358 4600
Join with or without your meal/snack/beverage and enjoy community, blessings, and contemplation. Bring your messages of gratitude and wishes to the wishing tree we will be creating together and displaying online and around campus.
Prepare something to eat that resembles our UWest mascot the elephant and have a chance to win a BIG prize.