F.A.Q.

[learn_more caption=”What is the ACMHE?”] This conference is the annual gathering of the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE). Founded in 2008, the ACMHE is a membership association of academic professionals committed to the transformation of education through the integration of contemplative dimensions of teaching, learning, and knowing.

The ACMHE is an initiative of The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society (CMind), a 501-c (3) non-profit organization which works to integrate contemplative awareness and contemporary life in order to help create a more just, compassionate, reflective, and sustainable society. Since 1997, the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society has played a leading role in supporting contemplative practice and inquiry as a method of personal and social change for all; we’ve worked with colleges and universities since our founding, and we’ve focused our efforts within higher education since 2010.[/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”What’s the conference location?”]The conference will take place in the Blackburn Center at Howard University in Washington, DC. For more information and maps, see our Directions & Lodging page.[/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”When does the conference begin and end?”]The schedule will be announced soon.[/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”Where can I download the conference program?”]It has not yet been created. Please check back later![/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”Are meals provided?”] Meal tickets will be available as an option at registration for an additional fee (TBD). Snacks will be provided at snack breaks. Participants must provide for additional meals.[/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”What are the suggested hotels?”] For hotel listings and reviews, travelers are encouraged to visit Yelp.com and TripAdvisor.com. You can also visit our Directions & Lodging page for more information.[/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”Is there financial aid?”] The financial aid application is currently closed. We also will offer a reduced registration option for students and retired and part-time faculty, staff, and administrators.
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[learn_more caption=”When will I find out if my proposal has been accepted?”]Presentation proposals will be accepted through May 15, 2015. All proposals will be┬áscored by the conference selection committee and decisions will be announced by June 9.[/learn_more]

[learn_more caption=”Can I volunteer at the conference?”] Possibly — please contact Jennifer Palmer at jennifer@contemplativemind.org for more information.[/learn_more]

 

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