ACS Marketing Meeting is Coming in 2016

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ACS is trying to organize our first-ever professional meeting for people involved with or interested in college marketing. The first step is to find a good date. Chuck White, Vice President for Information Resources at Trinity, is hosting the event and will act as local organizer. ACS president Owen Williams has contacted your presidents, asking… Read more »

Southwestern to host ACS Gender Studies Conference

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Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas will be host to the biennial ACS Gender Studies Conference, Feb 19-21, 2016. This year’s theme is “Representing Gender Across. . .” The organizers invite faculty, students and staff of ACS schools along with other scholars to begin thinking about submitting proposals. More information is available through the event website.

Morehouse to host ‘Blended Learning and Civic Engagement’

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Rendering of the Morehouse campus

ACS faculty are invited to attend  Blended Learning and Civic Engagement: Modeling Writing as Community Activism, a blended learning seminar at Morehouse, September 17-19. The focus will be on “sharing digital strategies for service learning,” and will feature a hands-on workshop where participants will develop specific community service projects that they are working on at their… Read more »

Furman Announces Full Cost Analysis Workshop

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Activate your classroom and engage your students using videos, projects and discussion.   The David E. Shi Center for Sustainability is pleased to announce a new workshop program to assist faculty as they infuse a new method of assessment into the classroom with an all-inclusive on-line learning module. Full Cost Analysis (FCA) is a method… Read more »

Contemplate Attending this Workshop

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2014 ACS Contemplative Pedagogy Workshop

The Centre Contemplative Studies Initiative is pleased to invite members of the ACS to a workshop on the practice of contemplative pedagogy June 12th – 14th at the historic Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, near Danville, Kentucky. The workshop will include presentations, discussion, and practice experience for faculty interested in how contemplative pedagogy can enrich… Read more »

Library Directors Meeting, February 2015

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The library directors (or designees) of the 16 institutions in the Associated Colleges of the South gathered last week in Atlanta. It was the first such birds-of-a-feather ACS meeting to include an attendee from each of the colleges, which made us librarians proud. ACS’s new president, R. Owen Williams, joined us for the entire meeting…. Read more »

A Flurry of Renaissance and Early Modern Cultural Events

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"Portrait of Shakespeare," William Page, 1873

Faculty at the liberal arts colleges and universities that make up the ACS membership are gearing up for the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (1564-1616). Professors Scott Newstok at Rhodes Colllege and Hank Dobin at Washington and Lee are collaborating on a project to identify and help coordinate the numerous Shakespeare-related events that will… Read more »

Retired General Named Trinity Trustee

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The fountain at Trinity University (photo courtesy Trinity)

San Antonio businessman, past head of U.S. Southern Command, to join University leadership group  SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio businessman and former military commander, retired Gen. James T. “Tom” Hill ’68, has been elected to the Trinity University Board of Trustees.  Hill, president of JT Hill Group Inc., provides guidance on strategic leadership and… Read more »