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Call for Proposals! 20th Annual Celebrating College Teaching Conference, Oct. 24-25

Posted Jun. 10, 2013

The 20th annual Celebrating College Teaching Conference takes place Oct. 24 and 25, at the Kent Student Center. The University Teaching Counsel’s annual conference focuses on the four pillars of a Kent State undergraduate curriculum — knowledge, insight, responsibility and engagement.

Many favorite activities will be returning:  the Provost’s Breakfast at 8:30 a.m.; followed by refereed round tables; invited round tables, including the Emeriti Round Table; panel discussions, poster displays; the President’s Luncheon; and the Glenn W. Frank Lecture. The conference culminates with a dessert reception at 2:30 p.m., to honor recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Awards and the Outstanding Teaching Awards and the wealth of teaching excellence at Kent State.

All conference events are free and open to all those who teach or support teaching at Kent State University. Instructors are urged to save the date and plan their course syllabi so they may attend.

The University Teaching Council has a call for proposals out now for any Kent State faculty members or graduate teaching assistants who are interested presenting at the conference. To learn more, visit www.kent.edu/utc/index.cfm. The deadline for proposal submissions is June 30.

For more information about the conference, contact Kim Peer at 330-672-0231 or kpeer@kent.edu.