The following resources are not endorsed by ACS. However, they have been used by faculty and staff on our campuses.  If you have used a program on your campus that you would like to add to this page, please contact Anita Davis at

  • Ask Big Questions “Ask Big Questions is a great tool in helping students, as well as faculty and staff, to become comfortable with informed debate about issues that impact us all.” (Used at Southwestern Univ.)
  • The Center for Nonviolent Communication “Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is based on the principles of nonviolence– the natural state of compassion when no violence is present in the heart.” (Used at Centre College)
  • The National Intergroup Dialogue Institute at the University of Michigan (Used at Furman)
  • Sustained Dialogue Institute “The Sustained Dialogue Institute helps people to transform conflictual relationships and design change processes around the world.” (Used at Centre College)