Kick-off Workshop 2016

What a great annual kick-off we had on August 16! Over 100 people were present, engaging in ideas and sharing resources. More in-depth, topical workshops are planned for spring 2017.  (Please see the link to the left.)

Roundtable topics included:

  • 3 examples of Explore/Express student work, explained by faculty who designed the projects
  • 6 examples of projects that connect with interdisciplinary “affinity groups”
  • International field studies program, Mercer on Mission, and “Centers of Strength” for Mercer international projects
  • Newcomers table for those new to teaching Mercer undergrads
  • Discussion of project ideas with the QEP Director (“Is this idea Research that Reaches Out?”)
  • Great Books Program and Research that Reaches Out
  • University Libraries and Research that Reaches Out
  • Connecting student learning to this year's Economic Freedom Grand Challenge
  • Impacting student learning through dissemination activities
Year 2 Kickoff