Ross, Horton present at conference

Amanda Horton (left) and Catherine Ross

Amanda Horton (left) and Catherine Ross

Catherine Ross, the director of the Teaching and Learning Center, and Amanda Horton, assistant director for campus life and student programs, presented at the 2013 International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference in Raleigh on Oct. 4.

Ross and Horton presented “Campus Life and the Teaching and Learning Center: Crossing Boundaries and Turning the Tables on the Conversation about Learning” based on their collaborative effort to bring faculty and upperclassmen students together to discuss learning.

In the spring of 2013, Ross and Horton facilitated two faculty/student reading groups based on the text “What the Best College Students Do” by Ken Bain. This program was offered to students through the My Journey Initiative. The My Journey Initiative seeks to develop and promote innovative programs designed to intentionally challenge and support students through the distinct developmental transitions that occur throughout the four-year college experience.

Ross and Horton are hosting another reading group on the same text this fall semester.