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Director of Alumni Relations
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We invite you to...
The Little Blue Flame
Alumni, we want to hear your story! Join the Naropa community in responding to our topic for Spring 2014: How did Naropa find you? Your response can be in whatever genuine form you desire, we just ask that you share it with us here! Together, we will create a living narrative of Naropa.
Alumni Weekend Planning Committee
Naropa's first-ever Alumni Weekend is Friday, October 10 - Sunday, October 12, 2014! We hope you already have these dates on your calendar, because we look forward to reconnecting and sharing a fun weekend with all our Naropa alumni. If you want to be a part of the planning and hosting of this exciting weekend, please contact Melissa Holland for more information.
We are seeking alumni willing to speak with current students or recent alumni about your career path, and to share your advice or wisdom regarding your professional journey, through email, one on one meetings, phone and/or serving on panels or offering workshops. Please contact Sarah Steward, Career and Community Engagement, if you are interested in participating and/or learning more!
Money Mondays: Investing 101
Monday, March 10, 2014
4:00 p.m. to 5 :00 p.m.
Naropa University, Thalacker Conference Room
Local alumni are invited to join in a series of workshops that aim to explore and deepen our relationship and money and abundance. This session will focus on investing. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Details here.
Careers for a Cause Fair
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Naropa University - Performing Arts Center (PAC)
If you are interested in exploring careers and organizations dedicated to addressing important causes and issues, and making meaningful change in the world, this is a wonderful opportunity to do so. Details here
ASK: Alumni Sharing Knowledge
"Creating a Thriving Practice"
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
12:00 p.m. MST - Webinar Series (call-in from anywhere!)
Alum Jonathan Bender, MFA '06, presents the first ASK webinar for the Naropa Community. Explore the 7 keys to creating a thriving practice through practical, heart-based inquiries. Learn more and RSVP.
Wellness Event: "When I Catch Up, Then I Can Relax"
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Naropa University - Thalacker Conference Room
Join us for a seminar led by Christine Gust on creating satisfying work. In this session, we'll look at the thoughts driving your work habits and practical ways you can balance work and personal time while still accomplishing what's important. Sponsored by Elevations Credit Union. Learn more and RSVP.
Alumna Linda Faucheux, MA '94, Director University of Colorado, and Deepesh Faucheux, TCP faculty member at Naropa, will co-present on Contemplative Career Counseling as a Professional Development Institute, along with Jennifer Earls from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at the upcoming National Career Development Association annual conference in Long Beach, CA this June.
Chaunesti Webb, MFA '09, recently revived her show "I Love My Hair When It's Good: And Then Again When It Looks Defiant and Impressive," two years after it originally premiered at the Manbites Dog Theater in Durham, NC. Read The Chronicle's coverage of the production here, and find out more about Webb's work here.
Merete Mueller, MA '07, released a documentary "Tiny: A Story About Living Small" which premiered at South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, TX last year and made it's Front Range debut at the Boulder International Film Festival in February 2014. The film follows Mueller and Christopher Smith on their adventure building a 120-square-foot house by hand. Read the Daily Camera's coverage of the documentary and Tiny Home movement here.
Michelle Auerbach, MFA '04
, recently published a book, The Third Kind of Horse, through Beatdom books. The novel, "set in 1987 New York's East Village, follows the story of Lyssa as her world implodes against the backdrop of sexual politics and personal tragedy." Additionally, Auerbach recently had an essay published in the Sunday New York Times. Connect with more of Auerbach's writing on her website here.