Cat Pantaleo

Graduate Collective Academic Advisor

Cat is a graduate of the MA Ecopsychology program and as such understands the unique experience of a contemplative education that Naropa offers. Her work as a Graduate Academic Advisor is infused with a passion for assisting students attain their fullest potential not only as students, but human beings; with the intention to support each individual student in a way that fosters the best possible experience, optimizing learning, growth, connection and academic excellence. In addition to being an advisor at Naropa University, Cat is a Holistic Health Care Practitioner with over 22 years of experience as a consultant and instructor, weaving together her skills as an Herbalist, Nutritionist, Naturalist, Nature and Forest Therapy Guide, and practitioner of Nonviolent Communication. All of her work is ultimately guided by an impassioned desire to re-awaken our innate human capacity for compassion, caring and cooperation in order to re-establish an Earth-honoring way of being so that all life may flourish.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.