Pasco-Hernando State College will host keynote speakers, guest lecturers, exhibits, presentations, interactive workshops, and peace and religion festivals for the 10th annual Peace Week, October 16 – 20. Peace Week events following the theme of Mindfulness will be held on PHSC’s East Campus in Dade City, North Campus in Brooksville, Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch in Wesley Chapel, Spring Hill Campus, and West Campus in New Port Richey.
The opening ceremony will feature keynote speaker Hector Marcel, presenting “Stepping into an Incredible Future” on Monday, October 16 at 11 a.m. on the West Campus in New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road in R151.
Other presentations and lectures scheduled throughout the week include a variety of topics: Mindfulness as a Classroom Strategy; Positivity in Action; The Role of Mindfulness in Public Service; Being Mindful of Gender Equality to End Gender Based Violence; Rocket Science and Art; and A Mission of Love—Bikers against Child Abuse.
In addition to keynote speakers, a variety of guest lecturers and faculty presenters will host sessions throughout Peace Week. At the West Campus in New Port Richey, Buddhist monks will create a sand mandala, a circular mural created from colored sand. Mindfulness festivals, with drum circles, exhibits and displays, will be held at each campus. Those interested in expressing ideas about peace may enjoy creating crafts, including tie-dye and sand art.
Visit www.phsc.edu/peace for a daily agenda of activities, times and room locations at the various campus locations or call 1-855-NOW-PHSC for more information. PHSC’s Student Life and Leadership department sponsors Peace Week 2017–Mindfulness. All Peace Week events are free and open to the community.
Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) serves the educational needs and interests of its community by awarding certificates, diplomas, associate and baccalaureate degrees. As a comprehensive, multicampus learning-centered institution, PHSC utilizes various instructional modalities and support services. PHSC provides an accessible, diverse teaching and learning environment rich with opportunities for students to achieve academic success and cultural growth in a global society.