Dr. Shelby Longard of the Department of Sociology, Dr. Lauren Lunsford of the Department of Education and Dr. Bonnie Smith-Whitehouse of the Department of English co-presented at the 23rd International Conference on College Teaching and Learning in Ponte Verdra Beach, Fla. Their first presentation was “Developing an Idea of Lifelong Learning in College Students” and was about their work in linking students in senior seminars, junior cornerstones, learning communities and first-year seminars. Their second presentation was “Parenting and Academia” which was a discussion on how becoming a parent and a working parent has affected them as lifelong learners and researchers in their respective fields.
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