Thursday, June 19, 2014

Transforming STEM Education Conference

Image by claritaFaculty in the STEM and STEM related fields may be interested in an upcoming Association of American
Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Academic Renewal Conference focusing on Transforming STEM Education. Such conferences provide opportunities for networking and for being inspired around teaching and learning. See the details below or follow the conference link to learn more.

Transforming STEM Higher Education
A Network for Academic Renewal Conference

November 6-8, 2014
Atlanta, Georgia
Register by September 24 for best conference rates.

The Association of American Colleges and Universities and Project Kaleidoscope invite you to attend the Transforming STEM Higher Education Conference. The conference will address both the importance of increasing the number of STEM baccalaureate degree earners who master complex STEM content and competencies and also the importance of enhancing STEM literacy for all students. To these ends, the conference will strategically address several dimensions of STEM higher education reform, including innovative and effective approaches to undergraduate STEM teaching and learning; strategies for measurement and evaluation; inclusive excellence; faculty professional development; and advancement of effective institutional change strategies. 

Friday, June 13, 2014

Place Matters Partnership Conference

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Faculty interested in community-based learning may be interested in an upcoming conference on campus community partnerships hosted in part by the Pennsylvania Campus Compact and Albright College. See the details below.

Place Matters: Partnerships Between Institutions of Higher Education and their Local Communities

September 12, 2014

Albright College, Reading, PA

To celebrate the opening of its new Center for Civic and Global Engagement, Albright College, in partnership with PA Campus Compact, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of University Partnerships, and the Federal Reserve Bank, will be hosting a conference to explore how colleges and universities can work with local partners to positively impact the quality of their communities and provide transformative learning opportunities for their students. This one-day conference will include a keynote speaker, panel discussion, workshops, poster session, and networking. Please plan to join participants representing higher education, government, NGO’s, and economic development entities.
Registration opens July 15, details forthcoming.

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