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Conference on College Teaching Information: 

For the complete schedule of events for Oct. 19, 2018, please click here.

When you arrive to the Mount Aloysius College campus on Oct. 19, signs will direct you to park in Lot 6. From there, you should proceed to the Bertschi Center and Technology Commons (Building K on the map) to check in.

If you are staying at the Quality Inn in Ebensburg, shuttle service is available to/from the Conference (shuttle departures from hotel to conference: 7:30 and 8:00am, shuttle departures from conference to hotel: 5:15 and 5:45pm).

The pre-conference social event is Oct. 18 from 7:00-9:00pm at Amici’s Restaurant (102 South Center Street, Ebensburg, PA 15931). This event is included in the cost of your registration.

 

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About 

Mission

The Mount Aloysius Conference on College Teaching aims to bring high school and higher education faculty together to foster discourse on student learning, pedagogical approaches and academic, athletic and social engagement. 

Contact

Director: 
Mary Shuttlesworth, PhD
105 Academic Hall
Mount Aloysius College
Cresson, PA 16630
mshuttlesworth@mtaloy.edu

Associate Director:
Ryan D. Costanzo, PhD
206 Academic Hall
Mount Aloysius College
Cresson, PA 16630
RCostanzo@mtaloy.edu

Associate Director:
Jessica Jost-Costanzo, PhD
13 Faculty Wing
Mount Aloysius College
Cresson, PA 16630
jcostanzo@mtaloy.edu 

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Conference Associate Dr. Ryan D. Costanzo, Conference Director Dr. Mary Shuttlesworth, Conference Associate Director Dr. Jessica Jost-Costanzo

Conference

Important Dates

Conference: Oct. 18-19, 2018
Call for proposals opens: January 8, 2018
Call for proposals closes: May 18, 2018
Notifications sent: On or before June 1, 2018
Registration deadline for presenters: July 20, 2018
Early bird registration closes: July 20, 2018
Regular registration closes: October 17, 2018

Keynote Speaker

Christine Cusick

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Christine Cusick is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Honors Program at Seton Hill University. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on the intersections of ecology, story, and memory. She has published numerous ecocritical studies of contemporary literature and has been nationally recognized for creative nonfiction. She is a recipient of Seton Hill University’s Liberal Arts Excellence in Teaching award and her most recent book is a coedited essay collection, Unfolding Irish Landscapes: Tim Robinson, Culture and Environment.

Call for Proposals – Submit Proposals

From January 8th to May 18th, 2018, we welcome proposals in the following areas:  

  • Teaching
  • Assessment
  • Dual enrollment and college preparation
  • Advising
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Technology and social media
  • Mentoring
  • Athletics
  • Health and wellness

Session Types:

  • Poster: Poster sessions provide an informal opportunity for participants to highlight teaching-related topics.
  • Paper Presentations: Paper presentations provide a more formal opportunity for participants to highlight teaching-related topics. Paper presentations may be individual works or co-authored/co-presented.

All presenters are required to register by July 20, 2018. 

The call for proposals has passed. Please register for the conference using the “Registration” link below. 

Registration

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All presenters are required to register by July 20, 2018. 

Registration includes:

  • Access to all conference events
  • Appetizers at pre-conference social event (Oct. 18, 2018)
  • Breakfast and lunch (Oct. 19, 2018)

Type
Cost
Deadline
Early Bird $75.00 July 20, 2018
Regular $90.00 October 17, 2018

Please note: There is no on-site registration. All participants must register online through our website in advance. No refunds will be issued for registration costs.

Schedule

Tentative Schedule

October 18, 2018 
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Pre-Conference Social Event at Amici’s Restaurant
Address: 102 South Center Street
Ebensburg, PA 15931

October 19, 2018: Mount Aloysius College Campus

  • 7:45 am – 10:00 am: Check-In and breakfast (Bertschi Center and Technology Commons)
  • 8:30am-8:45am: Opening Remarks (Bertschi Center and Technology Commons)
  • 9:00am-9:45am: Presentation Session 1 (Cosgrave meeting rooms, Academic Hall)
  • 10:00am-10:45am: Presentation Session 2 (Cosgrave meeting rooms, Academic Hall)
  • 11:00am-11:45am: Presentation Session 3 (Cosgrave meeting rooms, Academic Hall)
  • 12:00pm-12:45pm: Lunch (Bertschi Center and Technology Commons)
  • 1:00pm-1:45pm: Keynote Address: Dr. Christine Cusick (Bertschi Center and Technology Commons)
  • 2:00pm-2:45pm: Presentation Session 4 (Cosgrave meeting rooms, Academic Hall)
  • 3:00pm-3:45pm: Roundtable Discussions (Bertschi Center and Technology Commons)
  • 4:00pm-4:45pm: Poster Session (Bertschi Center and Technology Commons)
  • 4:45pm-5:00pm: Closing Remarks (Bertschi Center and Technology Commons)

Accommodations

Click here for directions to Mount Aloysius College. 

Area lodging:

Quality Inn
111 Cook Road – Route 22 and 219
Ebensburg, PA 15931

To get the special discounted conference rate, call 814-472-6100. Mention that you are with the Mount Aloysius Conference on College Teaching. Discounted rates are available October 18-19, 2018. To receive the discount, rooms must be booked no later than September 17, 2018. Complimentary transportation will be provided to and from the conference on October 19, 2018.

Shuttle departures from hotel to conference: 7:30 and 8:00am

Shuttle departures from conference to hotel: 5:15 and 5:45pm

Cresson House Bed and Breakfast
417 Park Avenue
Cresson, PA 16630
814-886-5014
www.cressonhouse.com 

The Station Inn 
827 Front Street
Cresson, PA 16630
www.stationinnpa.com

 

 

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