Humans of Cortina

Fall Break Service Trip Reflection: Kelsey in West Virginia

Up until my service trip to West Virginia, I had only ever read or heard about the kind of poverty I encountered on my trip. As Sister Pat put it, generational poverty has a unique culture of acceptance with a mindset of hopelessness. We passed miles and miles of small homes that were falling apart,… Continue reading Fall Break Service Trip Reflection: Kelsey in West Virginia

Classes

Cortina Interview Project ||On Self-Reflection & Other-Centeredness

Roc O'Connor speaks on Self-Reflection & Other-Centeredness in Jesuit Higher Education. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9B2bO4jw2ck

Justice

Monday Meditation: On Good Education as Problem-Posing

"Banking education resists dialogue; problem-posing education regards dialogue as indispensable to the act of cognition which unveils reality. Banking education treats students as objects of assistance; problem-posing education makes them critical thinkers. Banking education inhibits creativity and domesticates (although it cannot completely destroy) the intentionality of consciousness by isolating consciousness from the world, thereby denying… Continue reading Monday Meditation: On Good Education as Problem-Posing

Monday Meditation

Monday Meditation: On Meeting

The framing concept for Sunday's meeting was somewhat of a meta-word: "Meeting." Our Community Times are essentially a learning space. Today seems like a good day to think about what we hope to do in not only this learning space, but all learning spaces. So, whether you are an aspiring teacher, or just someone who… Continue reading Monday Meditation: On Meeting