Healing the Heart of Democracy Book Club

Healing the Heart of Democracy Book Club

The Still Point Learning Community and the Center for Academic Excellence are sponsoring a book group on Parker Palmer's book Healing the Heart of DemocracyHealing the heart of democracy

Palmer wrote this book over eight years ago, yet his insights and call to heal our great divide are needed now more than ever.  Participants in this book group must commit to attending three meetings from noon - 1pm in Belk Hall room 222, on February 5th, March 4th, and April 8th.  The first 12 applicants will receive free books.  

Please express your interest in joining the book group by completing this form before January 23rd.



Spring 2020 Meeting Dates

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020; 12:00-1:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 4, 2020; 12:00-1:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020; 12:00-1:00pm

Registration Information


Elaine Gray

Dr. Elaine Gray,  ePortfolio Director; Adjunct Assistant Professor, University College & Watauga Residential College

Torre Hinnant

Dr. Torre Hinnant M.D., Student Health Services

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