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ICA x RISE Impostor Syndrome Workshop

January 26, 2023
5-6:30 pm, PLC 157

Join ICA and RISE on Thursday, January 26th from 5-6:30 pm in PLC 157 for a workshop on impostor syndrome led by Director of Student Ministries, Cameron Gilliam. Participate in a discussion and workshop that explores the ways in which impostor syndrome can be addressed/overcome in academic spaces as a student leader. This interactive lecture will also focus on the cognitive dimension of resilience; taking a deeper dive into fixed vs. growth mindset and changing irrational thoughts.

Registration is required as only 30 spots are available. Dinner from Mendocino Farms will also be provided.

Student hiking
RISE x Outdoor Rec Sunset Hike to the Cross

January 23, 2023
3:30 pm, Meet @ end of Baxter Drive

Join RISE and Outdoor Recreation on a special sunset hike to the cross. This is a moderate to difficult hike (2.5 miles round trip) with spectacular views of the ocean and the entire campus. It's also one of the best sunset viewing points in Malibu!

Registration is required as only 40 spots are available. The group will meet at the trailhead (the end of Baxter Drive). Light hiking snacks will be provided. Follow @pepperdinerise and @pepperdine.outdoor.rec for additional event updates.

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RISE Yoga

RISE & Shine Yoga, Tuesdays, 10:30 am,  Alumni Park
RISE & Rest Yoga, Wednesdays, 5 pm, The Cage Fitness Center

Join RISE and Campus Recreation at our weekly RISE Yoga sessions -  two sessions per week. All levels of experience and capabilities are welcome. Students are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or towel.

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Students crocheting
RISE x Crossroads GSA x Feminist Club Craft Night

Wednesday, November 30
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Fireside Room

Join RISE, Crossroads, and the Feminist Club for an evening of crocheting and scrapbooking while learning about resilience and the history of textile work on Wednesday, November 30th from 6:30-8:30 pm in the Fireside room.

Enjoy some treats from Cafe de the Plague, and all those in attendance will be entered to win some fun prizes including a $25 Amazon gift card and one of 2 self care baskets including loose leaf tea, tea infusers, thinking putty, coloring book, fine line markers, and face sheet masks.

RISE x The Board Trivia
RISE & Counseling Center Crafternoons

Every Other Friday
12 pm, TCC 250
Last Fall Session: 12/02

Do you like crafts? Do you want a space to just be around others and enjoy the company of being alone together? Crafternoons are the place for you! 

Join RISE and the Counseling Center every other Friday for a time of peaceful crafting and resilience. There will be paper, origami books, coloring pages, color pencils, and crayons available. Feel free to bring your own crafting projects (knitting, sewing, cross stitching, painting, etc.) if you'd like as well! 

A RISE representative and staff from the Counseling Center will be available at every session.

Students do yoga
RISE Yoga

RISE & Rest Yoga, Mondays, 4:30 pm
RISE & Shine Yoga, Wednesdays, 9:30 am
Alumni Park

Join RISE and Campus Recreation at our weekly RISE Yoga sessions -  two sessions per week - overlooking an ocean view on Alumni Park. All levels of experience and capabilities are welcome. Students are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or towel. All first-year students who participate will win points for House Cup!

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BSA x APA x RISE Movie Night & Talkback (Black Panther 2)

November 16, 2022
3:30 – 9 pm, Regency Theatre/HAWC 200

In partnership with RISE, students will travel with BSA and APA to Regency Theatre in Agoura Hills to watch Black Panther 2 together as a group. Transportation will be provided to and from the event with a pick-up time of 3:30 pm (the pick-up location will be sent in a reminder email).
Upon return to campus, the group will gather in HAWC 200 for a talkback event over pizza. Registration is required as only 50 seats are available for this 2-part event. By registering to this event, students are agreeing to attend both the movie and talkback event.

Students playing bingo
Adulting Bingo

October 26, 2022
7:30 – 9 pm, Mullin Town Square

Adulting can be scary, so join RISE at this fun Halloween-themed Adulting Bingo on Wednesday, October 26th from 7:30-9 pm at Mullin Town Square! Focusing on the life skills and social dimensions of resilience, join RISE for a night of bingo, exciting prizes, great food, and spooktacular fun while learning about time, money, and technology management with some old friends and new. 

Halloween-themed outfits and even costumes are encouraged! Break out those jack-o'-lantern socks and punny Halloween shirts and face your fears against adulting with RISE! All first-year students who participate will win points for House Cup! Registration is required on Peppervine as there will only be 150 bingo seats available!

And finally... the prizes!
- Apple iPad
- Thread wallet & wrist lanyard with a $100 Visa gift card
- Hatch Restore, Sunrise Alarm Clock
- $50 movie gift card & assorted games (Codenames, Exploding Kittens, 5 Second Rule, & Uno)
- And a RISE prize pack for the Halloween outfit/costume contest winner!

Students worshiping at the amphitheater
Serving Well

October 13, 2022
Service Event: Lower Mullin Town Square, 11 am - 2 pm
Serving Well event: Amphitheatre, 8 pm

Focusing on the spiritual and service dimensions of resilience, join RISE, Community Engagement and Service, and Worship Ministries in a day of service and a time to reflect and be in community at The Well on Thursday, October 13th.
First, join RISE and Community Engagement and Service at Lower Mullin Town Square from 11 am - 2 pm to help assemble care kits for PATH - an organization working to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities. The entire campus community is welcome to join in these service efforts, and all first-year students who participate will win points for House Cup!
In the evening, join RISE at the Well (8 pm at the Amphitheatre). Worship and reflect on the heart of service with the Pepperdine community. All first-year students who attend will also win points for House Cup!

Students hike up on hill
RISE x The Board Field Day

July 26, 2022
5 pm, Seaside Courtyard

Join RISE and The Board for lawn games, sandwiches, and a cornhole tournament. Soak up the sunshine with a classic field day filled with outdoor games, picnics, and healthy competition while focusing on the social dimension of resilience.

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RISE x The Board Sunset Hike + Sunlife

July 21, 2022
5:45 pm, Rho Parking Lot/Malibu Creek State Park

Join RISE and The Board in getting your body moving and meeting new friends while enjoying a Malibu hike followed by a sweet Sunlife treat. 

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RISE x The Board Trivia Night

June 28, 2022
5:30 pm, The Lighthouse

Join RISE and The Board for a fun, educational, and competitive trivia night at the Lighthouse. You will be able to use resilience facts from the RISE x The Board Bingo to win more prizes during trivia night.

RISE and Paint
RISE x The Board Bingo

June 24, 2022
5 pm, Seaside Courtyard

Join RISE and The Board for a fun bingo night at the Seaside Courtyard! Come get some free tacos and win great prizes as you learn lots of resilience fun facts. To learn more about these fun upcoming events, check out RISE’s and The Board’s Instagram pages.

Students look out to the ocean
RISE and Paint, Pt. 2

April 20, 2022
7-8 pm, BPC188

The last RISE and Paint was a hit, so come back for a fun and relaxing night to de-stress before finals.

Gratitude Journaling
Hike with RISE, Pt. 2

April 16, 2022
9 am, George Page Parking Lot

Join us again in fostering your physical resilience with RISE and Campus Recreation on a fun Hike to the Cross! This is a moderate to difficult hike with spectacular views of the ocean and the entire campus. Bring appropriate shoes, sunscreen, and a water bottle.

Student presenting inside
Gratitude Journaling

April 11, 2022
5-6 pm, Lighthouse Patio

Join RISE for a time of gratitude, journaling, and snacks at the Lighthouse Patio!

Rise and Paint
Lunch and Learn: Nutrition

April 8, 2022
7-8 pm, Fireside Room

An event series where RISE provides lunch and students get to learn a new skill. For this event, Jade DeBruyn, RISE student worker, will be leading a discussion on nutrition. Jade will guide you through a workshop that explains principles, tips, and tricks related to nutrition and healthy eating!. 

Students doing yoga on the tennis courts
RISE and Paint

April 6, 2022
12-1 pm, BPC188

With the final stretch of school left, relax and channel your inner "Bob Ross" with RISE as we paint and engage with the social dimension of resilience.

Students playing bingo outside
RISE Yoga

RISE & Shine Yoga, Wednesdays, 10-10:50 am
RISE & Rest Yoga, Thursdays, 6:30-7:20 pm
Fitness Studio

Join RISE and Campus Recreation at our weekly RISE Yogas - two sessions per week. All skill levels are welcome, and there will be regular giveaways for attendees!

Student presenting inside
RISE Summit

March 30, 2022
5-9 pm, Elkins Auditorium/Mullin Town Square

RISE is excited to invite you to our inaugural RISE Summit! We will have a Keynote speaker presentation, dinner, and the return of our famous Bingo!

The theme of RISE Summit is "Metamorphosis" - rooted in the idea that we are able to be renewed by the transforming of our minds and build healthier practices to help us be more resilient. Marv Dunphy, Head Coach Emeritus and Olympian, and Hung Le, Associate Vice President and Registrar, will serve as our dual keynote speakers for the Summit, to share their stories of transformation and resilience.

Students gathering in a circle on a hiking trail
Lunch and Learn: Overcoming Mental Blocks

March 23, 2022
12-1 pm, BPC189

An event series where RISE provides lunch and students get to learn a new skill. For this event, Emily Luong, RISE student worker, will be leading a workshop on overcoming mental blocks/irrational thoughts! We will be talking about some strategies to combat perfectionism, worrying about the future, and catastrophizing events.

Students doing yoga outside
Hike with RISE

March 11, 2022
8 am, George Page Parking Lot

Come foster your physical resilience with RISE and Campus Recreation! This is a moderate to difficult hike with spectacular views of the ocean and the entire campus. Bring appropriate shoes, sunscreen, and a water bottle. Meet at 8am at the George Page parking lot (in front of the Law School).  All attendees will get a RISE drawstring bag and a Hydro Flask!

This hike will count as a double mileage opportunity for anyone who is part of the PCT challenge!

Students doing yoga inside
RISE & Rest Yoga Kickoff

January 20, 2022
6-6:50 pm, The Cage

Join us for our kickoff of weekly evening yoga with Campus Rec! All skill levels are welcome, and all in attendance will receive a RISE Hydroflask. The first 15 students will receive free Sunlife.

 

Students talking to each other inside
RISE & Shine Yoga Kickoff

January 19, 2022
10-10:50 am, The Cage

Join us for our kickoff of weekly morning yoga with Campus Rec! All skill levels are welcome, and all in attendance will receive a RISE Hydroflask. The first 15 students will receive a free breakfast burrito.

 

Speaker presenting outside
Lunch and Learn: Growth Mindset

November 17, 2021
11 am-12 pm, Fireside Room

An event series where RISE provides lunch and students get to learn a new skill. For this month's event, Samantha Ortega and Ethan Barragán, RISE student workers, will be holding a workshop on Growth Mindset. They will guide you in adopting a growth mindset that can be pivotal in creating a happier and more resilient you!

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Week of Gratitude

November 15-19, 2021

A week of special events to highlight the importance of gratitude for our community, our loved ones, our bodies, and ourselves.

Students playing bingo outside
Adulting Bingo | House Cup Event

November 10, 2021
7-8:30 pm, Lower Mullin Town Square

Join us for a bingo night where students will get to have fun, eat tacos and churros, and win awesome prizes while learning about the social and life skills dimensions of resilience.

Students gathering outside the Seaside Residence Hall
Fly RISE

October 21, 2021
5:30-7:30 pm, Seaside backyard

Join RISE Interest Community members, RISE Staff, and Campus Partners to celebrate and introduce the RISE Interest Community to the campus community through engaging activities around resilience.

Students doing yoga outside
RISE & Rest Yoga | House Cup Event

October 14, 2021
6 pm, Alumni Field

Focusing on the physical and cognitive dimensions of resilience: all levels of experience and capabilities welcome. The first 50 students will receive a RISE Hydroflask and Sunlife, and all first-year students will win points for house cup.

Students gathering for service outside
Serving Well | House Cup Event

September 30, 2021
8 pm, Amphitheatre

Focusing on the spiritual and service dimensions of resilience: join us at The Well. All first-year students will win points for house cup, and any first-year students who bring their donation bins will receive additional points.

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