In the Spotlight: Jan. 28, 2011

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  • Harvey Charles, vice provost for International Education, Karen Pugliesi, vice provost for Academic Affairs, and Liz Grobsmith, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, conducted a session at the 97th annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities in San Francisco, held Jan. 26-29.  Their session was titled, “Transforming Global Learning into a Universal Requirement:  Embedding Global Learning in General Education, Major Programs and Across the Disciplines.” The conference theme was “Global Positioning:  Essential Learning, Student Success and the Currency of U.S. Degrees,” and with nearly 2,000 participants, it was the largest conference in the association’s history.
Mennonites in Texas
Photo by Laura Camden from her exhibit ‘Mennonites in Texas: The Quiet in the Land,’ now on display in Texas.
  • Laura L. Camden, assistant professor of photography in the School of Communication, has a solo exhibit of her photographic work at the International Cultural Center at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas through March 2. The exhibit, “Mennonites in Texas: The Quiet in the Land”, contains over 25 of Camden’s original photographs on loan from the Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin, Briscoe Center where Camden’s photographic archive is housed.
  • Sarah Holcomb, a lecturer for the W.A. Franke College of Business, received the 2011 Athena Young Professional award from the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce during its annual luncheon on Jan. 21, for her role in mentoring other women in the community.