BT2P Newsletter

We launched the triannual Bringing Theory to Practice Newsletter in 2008. It includes articles about the work of our grantees and reflections on our priorities and strategies.

Winter 2020 Newsletter
Editor’s Note: Narrators of Their Own Stories
Feature: Elevando Las Voces de la Comunidad: Attempts to Center Community Knowledge within the Bounds of Colonial Intellectual Reproduction
Campus Highlight: Encuentros: The Obligation of the Academy and the Praxis of Intergenerational Oral Histories
Director’s Column: All Students Major in Voice. Educators Need to Listen.
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Fall 2019 Newsletter
Editor’s Note: Networked Collaboration and Community Building: A Theory of Change
Feature: Reclaiming Democracy: Community Voice, Democratic Learning, and Social Justice through a Multi-Institutional, Community-Based, and Interdisciplinary Partnership
Campus Highlight: We See You: The Collaborative of Tribal and Higher Education in Michigan (C-THEM)
Student Perspective: Reaching Beyond the Mission: Women’s Leadership Then and Now
Director’s Column: “We” Is a Verb
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Summer 2019 Newsletter
Editor’s Note: Acknowledging Work in Consideration of the Whole Student
Grantee Spotlight: In Support of Purposeful Work
Feature: The Reality of Today’s College Students: Addressing Students’ Economic and Material Well-Being
Campus Highlight: Lessons From a Career Exploration Center that Embraces Well-Being and Educational Values
Student Perspective: Mothers and All
Director’s Column: Education for Work: Allergies, Aspirations, and Realities
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Winter 2019 Newsletter
Editor’s Note: Navigating Technology and Innovation in Higher Education
Feature: A Call to Consider Technology and Future Trends
Campus Highlight: Ignatian Pedagogy and Learning Technologies
Student Perspectives: “Space to Play: Digitally Hybrid and Flexible Learning Spaces,” & “Hybrid Learning Path to Success”
Director’s Column: Innovate—But Don’t Forget Your Compass
In Brief: BTtoP News and Notes
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Fall 2018 Newsletter
Editor’s Note: The Power of a Creative Mindset in Higher Education
Feature: Creativity-Infused Pedagogy to Foster a Civic Consciousness
Campus Highlight: Community Areas for Dialogue, Reflection, and Energy (CADRE): The Evolution of a Drama in Education Program in the Bronx
Director’s Column: Looking Back, Imagining Forward
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Summer 2018 Newsletter
Editor’s Note: Higher Education’s Role in Advancing Social Justice
Feature: Civic Education in a Time of Crisis
Campus Highlight: The First Step Toward Equity and Inclusion: Using Critical Dialogue to Unfreeze
Director’s Column: Fifteen Years of Advancing Higher Education’s Greater Purposes
Guest Perspective: Building Equitable Pathways to Student Global Consciousness
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Winter 2018 Newsletter
Editor’s Note: Higher Education’s Identity
Feature: Finding Compassion in Higher Education: A Provocation
Campus Highlight: Every Campus a Refuge: Guilford College’s Engagement with the Refugee Crisis
Director’s Column: Fear Has No Place Here: Higher Education’s Responsibility to Champion Truth, Justice, and the Common Good
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Fall 2017 Newsletter
Editor’s Note: BTtoP’s “The Whole Student: Intersectionality and Well-Being”
Feature: Remembering What We Were Never Taught: How Unearthing Oppressed and Hidden Knowledge Can Liberate and Heal Students, Communities, Professors, and Academia
Digital Resources: From “The Whole Student: Intersectionality and Well-Being” Conference
Perspectives
In Brief: BTtoP News and Notes
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Summer 2017 Newsletter
Editor’s Note: We Are All Global
Feature: When Is a Campus a Sanctuary?
Campus Highlight: The Liberal Herald at Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts
Guest Column: At a Global Crossroads
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Winter 2017 Newsletter
Editor’s Note: Two Weeks Worth of Reflections
Feature: Zone 3 Tickets and Belonging
Campus Highlight: California State University-Stanislaus: “Do I Belong Here?” Unmasking the Impostor Syndrome
From the Director: Bridging Difference: Inclusive Dialogue in Higher Education
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Fall 2016 Newsletter: Special Issue
Advancing the Greater Purposes of Higher Education: A Preponderance of Evidence
Issue Highlights
Editor’s Note
Psychosocial Well-Being Grants
Campus Spotlight: Tufts University Receives $15 Million Gift for Tisch College Supporting Emerging Field of Civic Studies
Multicampus Research Project on Student Well-Being and Civic Engagement Led by Project Pericles
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Spring 2016 Newsletter
Feature: To Manage Risks, Focus on Academic Mission
Campus Highlight: The Ripple Effect Learning Community at Western Carolina University
From the Director: Advancing the Greater Purposes of Higher Education
Campus Spotlight: Sustaining Student Civic Engagement and Well-Being and Chattanooga State Community College
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Winter 2016 Newsletter
Feature: The Time is Right to Prioritize Well-Being in Higher Education
Campus Highlight: Shaping a Culture of Well-Being: Campuses that Flourish
Evidence and Other Eight-Letter Words: Musings from the National Evaluator
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Fall 2015 Newsletter
Feature: Education for Learning and Well-Being: What about Underserved Students?
Campus Highlight: Allies for Diversity: Creating Conditions for Student Well-Being
From the Director: Connecting Well-Being and Higher Education
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Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter
Feature: Happiness: Restoring Purpose to Higher Education
From the Director: Perspectives, Insights, and Evidence
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Winter 2015 Newsletter
Feature: BTtoP Well-Being and Higher Education Seminar, November 2014
Campus Highlight: Student Work Ethic and Community Engagement at Chattanooga State Community College
From the Director: Internal Scholarship and a Strategy for Change
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Fall 2014 Newsletter
Feature: Perceiving Atmospheric Pressure
Latest from BTtoP’s Civic Monograph Series: Examples that Inspire and Inform
From the Director: BTtoP Track at the AAC&U Centennial Annual Meeting in January
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Spring 2014 Newsletter
Feature: Assessing Ourselves: BTtoP Embarks on Data Reflection Project
Campus Highlight: Oregon State University: Paths to Flourishing
From the Director: Why Should Higher Education Care About Well-Being?
Resources from BTtoP and Other Organizations that Help Make the Case
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Winter 2014 Newsletter
Feature: The Civic Politics of Public Work
Campus Highlight: Ripples in Campus Culture: State University of New York College at Cortland
From the Director: An Internal Hydraulic of Change
Bringing Theory to Practice Well-being Initiative
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Fall 2013 Newsletter
Simon Fraser University: Making Connections to Well-Being in Learning Environments
The Civic Series: A Video Introduction
Civic Learning Outcomes at Gonzaga University
From the Director: Moving from Theory to Practice in the Classroom
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Spring 2013 Newsletter
Wagner College: Establishing Positive Links between Civic Engagement and Student Well-Being
Renewing the Ideal of Educating the Whole Person
Making Student Well-Being a Core Concern in Higher Education
The Engelhard Project for Connecting Life and Learning at Georgetown University
In Brief: BTtoP News and Notes
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Winter 2013 Newsletter
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee: Community Service Scholarship Programs: A Path to Meaningful Engagement and Leadership Development for Low-Income Students
BTtoP Civic Monograph Series
Fourth Round BTtoP Demonstration Site Grants Completed June 2012
BTtoP’s Membership in AAC&U’s CLDE Network
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Fall 2012 Newsletter
St. Lawrence University: Links Between Faculty Goals and Pedagogy and First-Year Student Engagement and Well-Being
From the Director: A Visiting Professorship at the University of Warsaw, Poland
Assessment Spotlight: Tufts University
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Summer 2012 Newsletter
The Need for Translation: Bridging Society’s and Academe’s Visions of Higher Education
From the Director: Encouraging and Supporting Initiatives for Institutional Change
Assessment Spotlight: Academic Engagement at Montclair State University
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February 2012 Newsletter
The Evidence to Date: Highlights from the BTtoP Retrieval Conference
BTtoP Campus Highlight: Heritage University: Transforming Student Stories
Assessment Highlight: SUNY Cortland
Dylan Joyce Works at BTtoP: A Somewhat Interesting 900-Word Contextualization
BTtoP National Civic Seminar: Report to the Nation Calls for Renewing the Civic Mission of Higher Education
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September 2011 Newsletter
BTtoP Project Strategic Planning: 2012-2014
Assessment Results from the CSU, Chico Town Hall
Planning for the Culminating National Civic Seminar
Assessment Spotlight: Franklin College
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May 2011 Newsletter
Reflections from the BTtoP Student Conference
What Did We Learn About the 4Rs?
What Else Can and Should Be Learned about the 4Rs?
Where Can YOU Take it from Here?
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January 2011 Newsletter
Engaged Students Require Engaged Faculty: Facing the Paradox of a Largely Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Campus Highlight : Bringing Theory to Practice’s Leadership Coalition and Demonstration Site Programs at SUNY Cortland
Letter from the Director—Institutional Change Requires Student Involvement
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September 2010 Newsletter
Bringing Theory to Practice Selects Six Institutions as Demonstration Sites for 2010–2012
BTtoP Campus Highlight: Montclair State University Hosts BTtoP Regional Conference
Letter from the Director—What Might Liberal Education Import from International Projects
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May 2010 Newsletter
Flourishing and Student Engagement
Campus Highlight—Dickinson College: Four Years as a Demonstration Site
Letter from the Director—Theory that Compels and Practices that Succeed
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December 2009 Newsletter
Revamping the Teacher-Scholar Model at Washington & Lee University
BTtoP’s Latest Major Push for Transformative and Sustainable Campus Change for Learning: “2010-2012: Focus on Faculty”
Letter from the Director—The Bringing Theory to Practice Project: Years of Focus on Faculty
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August 2009 Newsletter
BTtoP Campus Highlight – School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Four Years of BTtoP—What Have We Learned? Overview of Findings to Date
What We Have Learned: The Lessons of One Campus on Institutional Sustainability and Support
Letter from the Director: Looking Ahead 2010–2012
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April 2009 Newsletter
BTtoP Campus Highlight – Georgetown University: Connecting Life and Learning: Engaging the Whole Person through the Integration of Academics and Student Affairs
The College Outcomes Project
Addressing Student Disengagement and High-Risk Behavior: How Much Does It Cost?
Letter from the Director
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December 2008 Newsletter
BTtoP Highlights the Student Voice in Higher Education at Third Student Conference
BTtoP Campus Highlight – California State University, Chico: “The Town Hall: Research, Reading, Writing and Engaged Citizenship”
Leadership Coalition Gathers 43 College and University Presidents at Symposium in Washington
Letter from the Director
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