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Spoma Jovanovic (Communication Studies), Lee Phillips (Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office), and John Sopper (Grogan College) presented on the excellence, opportunities, and impacts of their programs at UNCG during the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), which was held in Atlanta, January 23-26.

Jovanovic’s was part of a panel that presented on “Civic Learning through the Major: Getting the Departmental Conversation and Blueprints Started,” which offered results of their work funded by a mini-grant from AAC&U. Phillips’ was part of a panel organized through the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) that discussed “New Strategies for Assessing the Impact of High-Impact Practices.” Sopper’s was part of a panel that presented on “Residential Learning Communities as a High-Impact Practice,” which was the result of a multi-campus research project funded and supported by the Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University.  The focus of this year’s AAC&U meeting was “Raising Our Voices: Reclaiming the Narrative on the Value of Higher Education.”

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