On Wednesday, June 21st through Friday, June 23rd, Lehigh hosted the 2017 Educational Transformers Unconference, sponsored by the University and Big Beacon. The event took place on Lehigh’s Mountaintop campus, and the CCE sent Director Sarah Stanlick and Undergraduate Fellow Katie Barr to participate. Hoping to affect change in their home institutions, attendees came from the US, Peru, Brazil, the Netherlands, Australia, and even Singapore to discuss ways to improve their schools and themselves. Continue reading ““Unconference” Provides Unusual Setting to Discuss Educational Transformation”
On Sunday, March 12, Angela Scott Ferencin, Program Director of the Community Education Initiative at the CCE, served as a speaker at ACE2017, the ACE 99th annual meeting in Washington, DC. With a session title of ‘Promising Faculty Roles in Recruitment and Retention’, Angela shared the various sway that faculty involvement in student recruitment and retention could boost enrollment and improve student persistence. A wide range of approaches taken by institutions and common themes for successful faculty engagement were explored and discussed. Angela possesses over twenty-five (25) years of experience in higher education administration and management.