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Mindful Wellbeing Day – April 16

Invitation for a day of conversation and practice.  ***Submit your proposal by April 4 here. ***

Asian American Racism & Mental Health Resources

Since the start of the pandemic, discrimination and assault against Asian Americans has greatly increased in frequency and severity. It is necessary that institutions and individuals be attentive to these trends, actively work to...

An instructor’s guide to reducing college students’ stress and anxiety

Chapman University has published their new review of practicable and evidence-based tools for reducing student stress in the classroom, improving overall performance and quality of academic life. The five strategies discussed in the review...

COMPOSE Spring 2021 – Call for Applications

COMPOSE Spring 2021 is an 8-week long Zoom-based workshop series, open to all members of the Pratt community (faculty, staff, students) with a goal of establishing a personal practice framed around the concepts of...

Integrating Mindfulness Faculty Highlights

A group of Pratt faculty participated in the ‘Integrating Mindfulness’ series last Fall, lead by Joelle Danant.  Here are some of the resources and ideas generated by the group to support mindfulness in the...

Integrating Mindfulness Practices for Concentration & Resilience

Integrating Mindfulness Practices For Concentration & Resilience In this interactive course, faculty will learn how mindfulness practices foster concentration, resilience, wellness, inner calm and self-awareness in the (virtual) classroom—to name just a few benefits. ...

Chinese Students and Mental Health Presentation

At a recent external meeting, the Office of International Affairs (OIA) viewed a presentation on mental health and cultural concerns for Chinese international students studying in the US. The exploration of cultural difference can...

Integrating Mindfulness Practices for Concentration & Resilience

*New faculty workshop series coming this November* Integrating Mindfulness Practices for Concentration & Resilience In this interactive course, faculty will learn how mindfulness practices foster concentration, resilience, wellness, inner calm and self-awareness in the...

Avoiding Zoom Fatigue

Here are several helpful resources about how to avoid videoconferencing fatigue that you might be interested in for yourself, or feel free to share with your students. First, here is an article (by The...

RTO – Fall 2020 Cohort

Call for Participants: Resilient Teaching Online (RTO)  Fall 2020 Cohort This faculty development series from Pratt’s Center for Teaching and Learning will continue supporting seasoned and new faculty alike as they think thorough individual...

How to help students thrive in times of trauma

Here is a useful article that talks about supporting students at a time of trauma. Access the full article “Leveraging the Neuroscience of Now” To download the infographic as a PDF by click on...

Resilience and Wellbeing Resources

Pratt’s Center for Teaching and Learning is committed to supporting faculty so they can more intentionally integrate wellbeing practices into classroom and studio content, activities, and assignments.  Participants from our COMPOSE project, and WelCoMe...