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Mindfulness comes to ASU

The Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience at Arizona State University unveils the power of mindful living to advance our well-being and engagement through learning and connecting with the larger community.

Under the leadership of Dean Teri Pipe, ASU’s Chief Well-Being Officer, this initiative focuses on deepening ASU's culture of healthfulness, personal balance and resiliency among students and employees.

Read Being Well: Teri Pipe named Chief Well-Being Officer at ASU
Source: ASU Now

The center will serve as a convening vehicle for students, faculty, staff and community members to learn about mindfulness initiatives at ASU. 

This new center will bring together a vast array of interests in order to best honor the needs of the university's diverse population. We will promote and connect mindfulness efforts currently underway as well as inspire and support future endeavors across ASU campuses, within Phoenix and the surrounding communities.

Vision

Create an academic “Culture of Caring” by advancing mindfulness and compassion practices at ASU and the community to nurture purpose, focus, resilience and connection.

Mission

Build an ASU-wide center that connects global researchers, scholars, teachers, practitioners, and learners around the concepts of mindfulness, compassion and well-being.

ASU will be known for a vibrant and forward-leaning community that embodies and models mindfulness as context for learning, connecting and thriving. Our work is aligned with the ASU Charter and will accelerate the innovative leadership culture of caring that is foundational to The New American University. We will be known not only for what we do, but how we do it.

Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience - Grand Opening

ASU's Chief Well-Being Officer Teri Pipe establishes Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience

On Wednesday evening, Pipe welcomed deans, faculty, students and community members — about 175 in all — to the grand opening of ASU’s Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience.

The event took place at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix and featured demonstrations of various mindfulness practices, including yoga, tai chi/qigong, Tibetan singing bowls and interactive art.

 Read more at ASU Now

"We have a wonderful opportunity to build upon ASU’s rich legacy
and develop a creative approach to wellbeing that will both aid the
members of our campus family now and prepare them for the future."

— Dr. Teri Pipe, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation and Chief Well-Being Officer

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