Mission Conversations

Conversations among USF faculty and staff on various topics concerning the mission and identity of our University. These conversations range in focus and topic with the aim of articulating the USF Mission in one's research, teaching and service.

Immersion as Mission

October 20, 2011
12:00 pm, UC 222
Participants from USF Immersions to Cambodia, Zambia, Nicaragua, Haiti, Colombia, and Israel/Palestine reflect upon the importance and relevance of immersions in articulating the USF mission. Discussion facilitated by Jim Stormes, SJ, Lo Schiavo Chair, USF Lane Center.

Immersion as Mission

February 25, 2011
12:00 pm, UC 222
Students share their experiences and reflect upon the importance and relevance of immersions in articulating the USF mission. Discussion facilitated by Jim Stormes, SJ, Lo Schiavo Chair, USF Lane Center.

Immersion Reflection

November 16, 2010
12:15 pm-1:15 pm
McLaren 250
In June of 2010, ten USF faculty and staff traveled to El Salvador. At this meeting, held in commemoration of the anniversary of the Martyrs of El Salvador, the immersion participants will reflect and share their experiences.

Contemplation in Teaching

April 13, 2010
12:15 pm-1:15 pm
McLaren 250
Participants are encouraged to review the article The Teaching Presence by Rachael Kessler to prepare for the conversation which is available here. Facilitated by Rhonda Magee, Professor, USF School of Law and Jim Stormes, SJ, Lo Schiavo Chair, USF Lane Center.