ACS Faculty are 2015 Professors of The Year

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Three ACS faculty are among the 35 state-level winners of the Professor of the Year Award, sponsored by the the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. They include Michael Flowers (Theatre, Birmingham-Southern), Mary Blythe Daniels (Spanish, Centre) and Jennifer Peszka (Psychohlogy, Hendrix).

ACS Palladian for fall 2015

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Currently, there are only 93 male African American computer science Ph.D. students in the country. Of those, Morehouse produced 12. “This is counting every single black male from every school in the nation. Of all of those African American Ph.D. male students, 13 percent are coming from Morehouse, from this lab. That’s a historic number,”… Read more »

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 »