Flourish Series 22-23 🌺

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Join Trotter Multicultural Center, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, and the LEAD Scholars Program to explore the many dimensions of wellness through the lens of personal and social identities. Using a wellness model from University Health Service, our events discuss the importance of holistic well-being in interactive programs facilitated by experts from on and off campus. During the sessions, we will hear from campus partners as they share tools, resources, and knowledge that may support our well-being.

Browse through the sessions to see which one fits your needs. We look forward to seeing you for one, two, or all the sessions!





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MPR A & B
Doug Jones, U-M Alumni & Artist

Participants will dig into how plants and nature can affect their environments while exploring the Purple Coneflower’s cultural relevance and purpose. We will spend time learning about University of Michigan Alumni, Doug Jones, painting terra cotta pots and then participants have an opportunity to plant their own Purple Coneflower to take with them! Supplies provided to those that register. 

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Trotter Multicultural Center - Multipurpose Room A & B
Alexis Schmidt, University Career Center Career Coach

Trotter Multicultural Center and LEAD Scholars welcome the University Career Center for Acing the Interview. Did you know that failure to make eye contact is one of the most common mistakes in an interview? How do you know if you’re answering questions the best way? Come join us to learn about tips and tricks on interviewing, practice some interview questions and learn what you should wear during an interview.

What you’ll do…

Learn the 3 R’s of prepping for an interview

Understand how first impressions impact your decision

Test out tips and tricks on interviewing with your friends

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MPR A/G010 & B/G020, Trotter Multicultural Center
Elizabeth James & Liese Hull

Join us for an inspirational discussion on how to make the most out of your experience. Our guests will share tips, tools and resources available on campus that can support your success!

Boxed Meals provided!


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MPR A/G010 & B/G020, Trotter Multicultural Center
Mark Munzenberger, UM Credit Union Financial Education Manager

Join us for an exploration on your money values and what it means to make healthy financial decisions for you. During the session we will explore the intersection financial wellness and identity, along with answering your financial questions. 

Boxed Meals provided!

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MPR A/G010 & B/G020, Trotter Multicultural Center
Brennan McBeth, Trotter Multicultural Center Program Manager

Join us for an intentional meal at the intersection of identity and spirituality. Trotter staff will facilitate a discussion that digs beneath the surface. We'll go over terms like religious, spiritual, and secular (RSS) worldviews to guide our conversation together. 

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MPR A/G010 & B/G020, Trotter Multicultural Center
Jamye Banks, Assistant Director of Outreach and Community Engagement

Join us for a discussion on resources and practices to support your emotional and mental well-being. 

Boxed Meals provided!

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Trotter Multicultural Center Lobby
Takunia Collins "T.C.", Willow Run Acres Founder

Trotter Multicultural Center, The Program on Intergroup Relations, & S.I.B.S. will be visiting Willow Run Acres in Ypsilanti, MI. Willow Run Acres is run by T.C. Collins where the legacy of farming and gardening has been preserved in his family along with other often lost traditions. 

We will be volunteering our time to assist in his effort to garden to enrich the mind, body, and soul. The project will require participants to self-express gardening and nature by painting rocks that will be utilized for Willow Run Acres gardens. Transportation and snacks provided. Participants will meet at Trotter Multicultural Center.

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Trotter Multicultural Center - Multipurpose Room A & B
Eliza Haffey, Michigan Dining Culinary & Nutrition Support Specialist

In collaboration with Michigan Dining, Trotter Multicultural Center is excited to invite a Registered Dietician, Eliza Haffey to speak with participants about creating a well-balanced meal, how to navigate the dining halls, free nutrition counseling resources, and an interactive chef demo. 

Participants will experience 3 quick and easy recipes and have an opportunity to create alongside Eliza! Ingredients provided.

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Flourish Series 22-23 🌺
You May Choose As Many Sessions As You Want