A group of Undergraduate, Graduate Students and Staff gathered over dinner at Melissa Clodfelter’s home on Saturday, March 30, 2019, to discuss Community.

Overview and highlights of our Call to Conversation:

Throughout our conversation, it became apparent that often times, growing up in a specific community can cause one to view situations from a certain perspective. While we may become frustrated with the viewpoint of an individual, it is important to remember that if we grew up in a similar background as that person, we too would hold similar views.

As our discussion continued, we also discussed the need to be humble. When engaging with another person who may be hurt or going through a difficult time, it is important for us to remain humble and admit that we do not understand what a person may be going through, as opposed to simply brushing off the individual’s concerns.