Additional Programs

Contemplative Collaborative

Syracuse University’s Contemplative Collaborative supports students, faculty, and staff who engage in contemplative practices, as well as teaching strategies, scholarly research, and discourse surrounding these practices, with the goal of cultivating focused attention in ways that foster insight and deepen understanding of complex issues. The Contemplative Collaborative bridges student life and academic life through a community of faculty, staff, administrators, and students with shared interests in mindfulness and contemplative practices that embody engaged learning, a mindful academy, and compassionate society.

The Contemplative Collaborative provides a foundation on which to build signature SU academic and co-curricular contemplative programming with strong appeal to students.  This includes the creation of the Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies minor.

For further information or to join our listserv, contact Diane Grimes or Rachel Razza.

To stay up to date on research, events and news, follow the Contemplative Collaborative on Facebook.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration continues to be the largest university-sponsored event in the nation to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King.

Each year, a dedicated legion of volunteers creates a memorable tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. King, giving us the opportunity to find new meaning in his words and inspiration in his work.

The Moral Injury Project 

The Moral Injury Project at  Syracuse  University  has  established  a mission  to  provide  a forum  to  explore  the  implications  of  moral  injury  as  it  relates  to  individuals  seeking  healing  and  integration  of  trauma  and  how  moral  injury  impacts  our society.  Moral  injury  is  the damage  done  to  one’s  conscience  or  moral  compass  when  that  person  perpetrates,  witnesses,  or  fails  to  prevent  acts  that  transgress one’s  own  moral  beliefs, values,  or  ethical  codes  of  conduct.

To stay up to date on research, events and news, follow The Moral Injury Project on Facebook.

Hendricks Chapel Quilters

Hendricks Chapel Quilters (HCQ) is a group of students, staff and faculty, as well as community members, who create baby and child-size quilts which are then donated to local community organizations that provide services to children and families. The group welcomes all people regardless of sewing experience or skill.

Most recently quilts have been donated to:

  • The American Red Cross Disaster Recovery Program
  • Crouse-Irving Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Onondaga County Child Services Program
  • The Refuge Center
  • APS Sudanese Refuge Child Care Program

For more information, contact Judy O’Rourke.