“So what do we do now?” Lessons from the AAC&U 2017 Annual Meeting

By Danica Savonick|January 30, 2017|Uncategorized|0 comments

At whose expense are service learning and diversity courses effective? Can U.S. education policy stop telling poor students what to do (and instead provide them with resources and opportunities)? How can we avoid reproducing oppressions in our social justice work in education? These are just some of the difficult and important questions addressed at this year’s AAC&U Annual Meeting, “Building Trust in the Promise of Liberal Education.” Without a doubt,

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Danica Savonick Awarded AAC&U K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award

By admin|January 23, 2017|Announcements|0 comments

In January 2017, Danica Savonick, a CUNY GC doctoral candidate in English and Futures Initiative Fellow, was awarded the prestigious K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award by the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U). The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education; who demonstrate a commitment to developing academic and civic responsibility in themselves and others; and

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February 8: Accessibility, Mobility, and Design

By Jessica Murray|January 20, 2017|FI Events|4 comments

Wednesday, February 8 | 2 PM to 3 PM EST | GC Room 9100 (Skylight Room) | RSVP Twitter Chat: @FuturesED#fight4edu Live stream: http://bit.ly/fight4edu-live Live captioning: http://www.streamtext.net/player?event=FI-CUNY Google Doc: http://bit.ly/fight4edu-accessibility The Graduate Center has a wheelchair accessible entrance at the southeast corner of 35th St. and 5th Avenue. If you need any accommodations to be able to participate comfortably in this event, please contact us at futuresinitiative@gc.cuny.edu. Description: Join the Futures Initiative on Wednesday, February

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