From Greta Enriquez (MA PSY)
I was very nervous sharing my artwork. For me art is so personal and the interpretative aspects of viewing art compounded my anxiety. That was before I was called on to introduce my product. Stepping up in front of my classmates was immediately calming- the support and acceptance was palpable.
It’s wonderful to be back on Goddard’s campus in the midst of the mountains as spring insistently pushes its way in.
We welcomed new students and presented our Expressive Arts opening in the Haybarn Theatre Gallery for the 6th time. As usual, the container created by the works on the wall, the artists’ presence and performance art became a liminal space and a geographical location of transformation.
A few weeks ago I participated in a panel discussion about the reinvention of higher education sponsored by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The discussion was a critical reminder of our urgent need to respond to the new demands for accountability and relevance in higher education.
Meditation has something to offer I decided after a workshop on meditation surprised me with a gift of extra energy, the kind protein bars promise but don't deliver. I talked about this in my second post for this series, you can go back and read it if you'd like. But one year passed, then another. I was busy raising children and earning a living. Also, I was wary.
by student Mimi Yahn
Over the past three semesters, most of my studies and packet work have centered on bullying; in fact, since I began at Goddard in the fall of 201, I’m happy to say that two major pieces of the work are now successfully completed.