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Psychology of Creativity in Hawaii

Location: Hawaii

Course: PSYC 150

Students explore psychological theories of creativity, testing the hypothesis that creativity can be enhanced through a variety of experiences such as mindfulness, yoga, meditation, dance, art, music, martial arts, mythology, nature hikes, novel stimuli, creativity-training exercises, and positive psychology. The class stays at an ocean-side yoga retreat on the big island - a nonprofit refuge in the rain forest jungle - to study yoga, dance, drawing, writing, and Hawaiian culture. Excursions may include hiking, snorkeling, and visiting turtle ponds, lava parks, waterfalls, botanical gardens, and black sand beaches.

Instructors: Professor of Psychology/Department Chair, Lisa Onorato and Professor of Chemistry/Department Chair, Susan Young
Length of program: 20 days

Kathi Fragola Hochberg '73

Hartwick's support allowed me to realize my personal and professional goals. I want to ensure that present and future students will benefit from their Hartwick experience and take the skills, knowledge, and friendships they forged on Oyaron Hill with them on their continuing journey through life.

- Kathi Fragola Hochberg '73

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Established the Joseph L. Fragola Memorial Scholarship Fund
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