The Humanics@FresnoState Spring 2018 retreat will take place on Sunday,
January 14 (1:30 pm – 8:30 pm) & Monday, January 15 (9 am – 3 pm) at Fresno
Rescue Mission in Downtown Fresno (310 G St, Fresno, CA 93706). Please
note that Monday, January 15 is the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
holiday (we consider it a “day on” for our community, rather than a “day
The COST to participate is $20 for enrolled students and $25 for
non-enrolled students/partners and Humanics Alumni (can be brought to the
retreat). This will cover the costs for the facility and two meals.
Looking forward to an exciting weekend of team-building, project
orientation, networking, and fun.
Dr. Jendian & Dr. Simmons
P.S. Each participant must fill out the attached 2-page University
Off-Campus Event Form for release of liability. Please print out and bring
to the retreat on Sunday.
P.P.S. Please review the two attached documents: “6 Powerful Steps to
Leaving Your Comfort Zone” & “Constructive & Destructive Group Behaviors”
Humanics @ Fresno State
January 14 & 15, 2018
Fresno Rescue Mission
310 G St, Fresno, CA 93706
*SUNDAY, January 14*
RETREAT THEME: SHAPING INSTITUTIONS: Organizational Cultural Change
1:30-2:00 pm: Check In @ Fresno Rescue Mission
2:00-2:30 pm: Brief Tour
2:30-3:45 pm Orientation and Introductions: Why are We Here?
Who is Here? Speed Meetings – Dr. Don Simmons4:00-5:00 pm:
Partner Presentation: * Esmeralda Soria*, Fresno City Councilmember,
5:15-6:00 pm: “Trust the Process” and “Getting out of Your
Comfort Zone” – Dr. Matthew Jendian
6:00-6:50 pm: Partner Presentation: * Bob Nelson*,
Superintendent, Fresno Unified School District
7:00-8:00 pm: Dinner
8:00-8:30 pm: Reflections on the Day
8:30 pm: Adjourn for the evening
*MONDAY, January 15*
9:15am-12:00pm: MLK Day of Service – March and Rally
Meet at Fresno City Hall Fountain (on P
A few speakers will address the
marchers at City Hall.
The march will continue to Fresno Convention Center on M street for a
commemoration program at 11 a.m.
12:00-12:30 pm: Return to Fresno Rescue Mission
12:30-1:30 pm: Lunch
1:45-2:45 pm: The Value of Reflective Learning and Tools
2:45-3:00 pm Retreat Conclusion & Brief Discussion:
· Fundraising for AFP Conference (April 15-17) in New Orleans
· Humanics Students4Giving Press Conference (Mon, May 14)