Category: Mission Moments

Highlighting the Common Ground

October 11, 2016

Four religious leaders representing Christianity, Judaism and Islam spent several hours recently talking to a Glenmeadow Learning audience at Western New England University about religion and its connection to violence, and they shared their viewpoints on the importance of letting go of stereotypes and working toward respect and tolerance. The overall lesson from the panelists […]

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Glenmeadow Gives Back

July 11, 2016

Generosity has always been an important facet of the Glenmeadow experience. Most of our residents have been offering their financial support to charities all of their adult lives, as well as making gifts of their time and talents, and so, as a staff, we know how important it is for our residents to keep giving […]

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A Lesson in the Presidential Process

June 21, 2016

It was interesting that Donald Trump’s 70th birthday fell on the same day as Don Robinson’s talk in our Glenmeadow Learning series about the history of the American primary system. Don, a political historian and retired Smith College government professor, made note of Trump’s special day as he opened his talk, “Presidential Challenge: An Historical […]

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The Spring Sky at Night

May 24, 2016

The night sky is vast, ancient and full of information for those who are paying attention. These were some of the many tidbits of knowledge our participants took away from “Astronomical Appeal: The Splendors of the Spring Sky at Night,” a Glenmeadow Learning program offered in partnership with the Springfield Museums Planetarium on May 20. […]

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