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Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) is a consortium of sixteen distinguished liberal arts colleges and universities. They are nationally recognized institutions located in the South, encompassing twelve states. Read more about the mission of ACS.

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Centenary College students entering in fall 2015 will once again begin their college experience with immersive study in Paris, France as part of the Centenary in Paris program. Following a successful inaugural session in August 2014, faculty and staff who participated in this unique academic experience recommended to President David Rowe that the College continue the program. Full Story


The Davidson Next initiative, a collaboration between Davidson College, edX, the College Board and 2Revolutions, has partnered with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System (CMS) to launch a pilot program to test a suite of online instructional units designed to improve educational outcomes in Advanced Placement (AP) courses. The units focus on calculus, physics and macroeconomics – AP topics identified as among the most challenging for teachers and students. Full Story


Students from Furman University won first place in two separate sustainability video contests. The first contest was sponsored by Green Living Project, the second by the Associated Colleges of the South. Full Story


Millsaps College has received a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in the amount of $100,000 to strengthen the College’s writing program in conjunction with the launch of the College’s new general educational curriculum in fall 2015. Full Story


A $20,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation has enabled Washington and Lee University's Teacher Education Program to bring the Educational Technology Leadership Academy to elementary, middle and high schools in Lexington, Rockbridge County and Buena Vista. Through the academy, Haley Sigler, W&L's assistant director of teacher education, in partnership with instructional technology departments from all three local school systems, helps teachers further their technological knowledge. Full Story



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Making the Connection: Six Case Studies of Technology and Collaboration in Liberal Arts Institutions
This collection features selections developed from the ACS/NITLE call for case studies in blended learning, digital collaboration, and the liberal arts. We hope that these case studies will prove illuminating, and we have also included an index to projects sponsored by the ACS blended learning program (organized by type of project) and a resources section.


* ACS Opportunities

* Modules Created by ACS Faculty for Blended Teaching and Learning

* NITLE

    Video recordings and presentations of past seminars from NITLE Shared Academics™ are on YouTube and Slideshare.

* Sweet Sixteen: Great Colleges of the South -- book published by ACS

 

 

 
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