Introducing…It’s Not What You Think!

We are pleased to announce a new storytelling series that will begin this coming weekend. As President Patton announced earlier this fall, this series is part of a multi-pronged initiative to help foster resilience that includes spaces for reflection, increased access to counseling, workshops, and storytelling.  

Titled “It’s Not What You Think”, this storytelling series will explore the unexpected twists and turns that life takes— emphasizing that our lives rarely (if ever) progress as a linear series of met goals.   “It’s Not What You Think” will bring together members of the college community around stories of the unanticipated ways that life unfolds, including the failures, defeats, tragedies, and radical life changes.  “It’s Not What You Think” will feature stories from members of the college community.  Each event will begin with a featured storyteller (or two), followed by discussion of our shared experiences weathering unforeseen events.   We invite all members of the community— students, faculty, alumni, staff, and community members—  to participate in this series.