Call for Proposals: Symposium on Co-Curricular Learning
01/10/2023, 02:00:01 PM

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Dear Faculty and Staff,

The Cougar Initiative to Engage and Honors in Co-Curricular Engagement are co-hosting a symposium on Co-Curricular Learning on Friday, February 24. in the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion. Please save the date!

We are soliciting presenters to share their work on co-curricular programs, such as internships, industry partnerships, community engagement, service learning, undergraduate research, learning abroad, and global engagement. Proposals for individual presentations, panels, and roundtables are welcome. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • The Role of Student Reflection in Co-Curricular Learning, - How do you develop reflection exercises or activities?
  • Co-Curricular Learning and Problem Solving – How does real-world experience hone student approaches to challenges and obstacles?
  • Setting Students Up for Success in Teams – What are the do’s and don’t’s?
  • Communication is Key – How do you train students to communicate effectively with community and industry partners? How do you communicate with partners and students to calibrate expectations?
  • Developing Ethics, Cultural Competency, and Social Responsibility through Global and Local Engagement – What are best practices?
  • Assessment and Evaluation – How do you evaluate student’s learning in co-curricular programs?

Please fill out this short form to submit your proposal by January 31st. If you would particularly like to hear a presentation or panel on a specific topic, please feel free to write back to Anne or Rita to share your thoughts.


Anne Dayton, Ph.D. Director, Cougar Initiative to Engage

Rita E. Sirrieh, Ph.D. Director, Co-Curricular Honors



Anne Dayton
Director, Cougar Initiative to Engage 
Office of the Provost

Rita Sirrieh
Director, Co-Curricular Honors


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