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Resilience, Wellness and Well-Being

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What Is Resilience, Wellness, And Well-being At Pratt?

Resilience, Wellness, and Well-being (RWW) is dedicated to creating a culture where the entire Pratt community can flourish and thrive through our focus on connection, engagement, support, and well-being. EditRemoveChart outlining how Pratt tackles Resilience, Wellness and Well-Being

Who We Are And What We Do

Resilience, Wellness and Well-Being celebrates a holistic approach to education and student/alumni success by expanding awareness of the pathways, support and opportunities to build and sustain resilience, wellness, and well-being for all of Pratt’s community members.

From drop-in meditation and student resources to faculty development workshops to support student flourishing across the Pratt campus, we strive to advance the Council advances the work of Pratt’s creative community through mindful inquiry, engaged programming, and contemplative pedagogy, including:

  • Student, Staff, and Faculty Training and Development: Courses and programs such as the COMPOSE, Meditation Incubator, and Art of Well-being course
  • Tiered Support and Self-Care: From well-being roundtables and the Farm to Campus healthy eating program to Mindful Pratt meetups and other initiatives
  • Health Promotion: Embed health and well-being into all aspects of campus culture including programs, education and operations to support a whole campus approach to healthy lifestyles
  • Resources: articles, videos, guidebooks, and more

Resilience, Wellness, and Well-being Council

The Council consists of faculty, staff, students, and alumni from across the Institute. We are a fluid group welcoming new perspectives, roles, and ideas into the conversation.

The Council has spearheaded and partnered on projects such as the Faculty Guidebook: Understanding Mindfulness for Well-being, Department well-being conversations, the annual Day of Mindfulness, and much more.

How To Get Started

Have questions or ideas? We are here to be a resource for you. Contact us:

Rhonda Schaller
Resilience Council Chair, Assistant Vice President for Resilience
rschal20@pratt.edu

Jasmine Cuffie
Associate Director, Health Promotion and Well-being Specialist
jcuffie2@pratt.edu

Sam Harvey
Assistant Director, Resilience and Well-being Programs
sharvey@pratt.edu

Mackenzie Adriance
Associate Director, Work and life Specialist
madrianc@pratt.edu

Alex Fisher
Operations Manager, AVP for Resilience
afish299@pratt.edu

Ebony Watson
Program Administrative Assistant
ewatson7@pratt.edu