A FREE GROUP FOR USC STUDENTS/STAFF
Offered by BELONGING @ USC
ASK QUESTIONS – MAKE FRIENDS – BUILD COMMUNITY
A program of the USC Office of Religious Life
Connect As Is – Listen First – Investigate – Communicate Kindness – Keep in touch
THURSDAYS 12:30 – 1:30 pm – URC 106 and on ZOOM
Facilitator: Rev Jim Burklo, Sr Associate Dean, Office of Religious and Spiritual Life –
Session Two, 9/23: What is friendship?
Session Three, 9/30: Our Social Stories: where we’ve been, where we are, where we want to be
Session Four, 10/7: Changing Our Relationships to Social Media
Session Five, 10/14: Questions for Connection and Conviviality
Session Six, 10/21: More Questions for Connection and Conviviality
Session Seven, 10/28: Overcoming Blocks to Connection
Session Eight, 11/4: Experiments in Connection
Session Nine, 11/11: Creating Conditions for Conviviality
Session Ten, 11/18: Results of Experiments: Review and PARTY!
Play this CAMPFIRE VIDEO when you are doing “icebreakers” or personal sharing in your class or club or event at USC! Spread the “meme” as a way of encouraging deeper sharing and connection on campus….
QUESTIONS to ask in conversations, one-to-one and in classes or groups – intended to move from acquaintance to deeper friendship
HOW TO LIGHT A CAMPFIRE – how to create the conditions for deeper friendship and community to emerge