By OFI Staff|2019-04-24T14:40:36-05:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: News|
As part of our summer internship program, our high school QUESTion Ambassadors facilitated two QUESTion Community Labs with several dozen students from the Boys’ Club of New York (ISP Summer Prep Program) and the Central […]
By OFI Staff|2019-04-24T14:40:38-05:00May 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|
Five of our star QUESTion Student Ambassadors came together last week to facilitate a 3-hour workshop for their peers at Global Kids, a nonprofit organization that provides global education and leadership development programs for NYC-based youth.
By OFI Staff|2019-04-24T14:40:39-05:00March 21st, 2016|Categories: News|
As our QUESTion alumni family grows, so do our program offerings. We’ve launched our first-ever afterschool QUESTion Ambassador Program for students who have taken the Course and wish to stay involved. Their voices are reaching beyond the classroom as […]
By OFI Staff|2016-03-21T13:13:01-05:00March 21st, 2016|Categories: News|
A new semester is underway at our model school, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics. Now in our second year of partnership, a team of newly trained BCSM teachers have become QUESTion Facilitators and stand […]
At Open Future Institute Headquarters, we have an international hive this Summer…from India to Egypt, to the Bronx….we are so happy to have with us 13 interns, in addition to our staff. Srikanth who is […]
By OFI Staff|2016-03-21T14:20:23-05:00May 9th, 2015|Categories: News|
Gerard Senehi, Founder of Open Future Institute, was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor last week.
NECO, the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations, sponsors the award, which is presented annually to American citizens who have distinguished […]
Our Student Coordinator, Josh, just returned from giving a TED Talk at the TEDxFSU conference at Florida State University. In his talk he spoke about why big questions matter in education, and how his own explorations into big […]
By OFI Staff|2015-08-22T15:24:43-05:00January 17th, 2015|Categories: News|
We are thrilled to announce our first international chapter in the Netherlands! Led by our dear friends Florence Fabbricotti and Chris Hollanders with an Advisory Board of three (Susanne de Neeve, Bas de Jong and […]
We just completed our second Co-Creative Lab at Florida State University. This lab was entirely co-led by two of our student facilitators, Josh Mesnik and Zach Kaye. It provided a structured forum for all the participants to explore […]
At Eastern Mennonite Graduate School this November, we explored what it would take to make the QUESTion Project available to graduate students.
In this 6-hour co-creative session, titled the QUESTion Summit for Social Change and Conflict Transformation, […]
Our team facilitated QUESTion workshops at Pace University’s lower Manhattan campus. These were done with students enrolled in undergraduate environmental science courses taught by adjunct professor Lee Frankel-Goldwater. The workshops were met with enthusiasm and […]
Yes… Oman! We had the wonderful opportunity to lead a QUESTion workshop with 40 students at the National Hospitality School, a vocational school in Muscat, the capital of Oman. The students were from Oman as […]
By OFI Staff|2019-04-24T14:40:45-05:00October 12th, 2014|Categories: News|
Open Future Institute Founder Gerard Senehi recently delivered a thematic presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE) which took place in Seattle, Washington, this October. His presentation, titled […]