Press Release for Tuesday, September 30, 2014
‘Culture and Faith: End of Life Decisions,’ a Community Conversation
Public Relations Specialist
Department of Public Relations
The OneJax Institute at the University of North Florida
“Culture and Faith: End-of-life Decisions” at 7 p.m. Tuesday,
Oct. 14, in Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts at Florida State College at
Jacksonville’s South Campus.
Alissa Swota, UNF associate professor of philosophy and religious studies, as
well as a bioethicist for Wolfson Children’s Hospital, will explore ways in
which culture impacts one’s experience of illness. Immediately following her
address, a panel of doctors and hospital chaplains will discuss how death and dying
is handled and what it means for society as a whole. This discussion will be
moderated by John A. Delaney, UNF president.
For more information, contact the OneJax Institute at UNF at
(904) 620-1529. This free event is open to the community. Tickets are required
for entry and may be obtained online
As an interfaith organization, the
OneJax Institute at UNF
advocates and builds community to promote respect and understanding that will
overcome bias, bigotry and oppression.
university located on an
environmentally beautiful campus, offers students who are dedicated to
enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures
through a well-rounded education.