“Big Questions” continue with panel discussion March 26

The discussion begun in the “Big Questions, Worthy Dreams” conference continues March 26 with SMU’s first follow-up event, “The University as a Mentoring Environment: Life of the Mind and Life of the Spirit.” The brown-bag panel discussion will be led by Marva McGrew, Hegi Family Career Development Center; Frank Santoni, Catholic Campus Ministry; and Matthew Wilson, Department of Political Science.

The event is scheduled for noon-1 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center, Atrium A-B (3rd floor). Bring your lunch; drinks will be provided.

Faculty and staff invited to mentoring conference

Sharon Daloz ParksThis week, SMU faculty and staff will participate in a conference on creating mentoring environments for students. Sharon Daloz Parks, director of leadership for the New Commons of the Whidbey Institute, is keynote speaker for “Big Questions, Worthy Dreams: Mentoring Young People in Their Search for Meaning, Purpose and Faith.” The two-day conference features faculty sessions Feb. 14 (faculty may choose to attend a morning or afternoon session) and a staff session 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 15 (lunch included). This free event is sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life; registration is required. For more information, contact Judy Henneberger, 8-4502.