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UHD Sponsors Civic Engagement Conference

By: Mary Ann Cozza

UHD's Office of Community Engagement is hosting a conference, "Building Citizen Professionals: Enriching Coursework through Civic Dimensions," Nov. 18-19 at the Lone Star College-Kingwood campus. The conference is sponsored by Lone Star College-Kingwood, UHD and Texas Campus Compact.

The mission of the two-day event is to examine the skills students should possess to increase their civic involvement and the signature pedagogies and practices that encourage active citizenship.

Several UHD faculty will present at this conference including: Christine Bachman, Maria Bhattacharjee, Jean DeWitt, Poonam Gulati, John Kelly, Whitney Botsford Morgan, Mary Jo Parker, Sarah Perry and Irene Wang.

The conference registration fee will be paid by the Office of Community Engagement for UHD attendees. Please use this link to register - http://wwwappskc.lonestar.edu/civic/index.cfm.