Events

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 1:00pm to Friday, May 26, 2017 - 4:00pm

Thank you to everyone who attended our conference and contributed to the incredibly positive and generative atmosphere throughout. It was our honor and pleasure to host you in Chicago; we hope every single person will keep in touch and connected to our work. Thank you.

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 2:45pm to Friday, January 27, 2017 - 11:45am

BTtoP is honored to be participating in the Association of American Colleges and Universities' 2017 Annual Meeting: "Building Public Trust in the Promise of Liberal Education and Inclusive Excellence."

This year, BTtoP will be offering four sessions, as well as hosting our annual reception, where we hope to be able to see old friends and welcome new ones to join us!

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 2:15pm to Friday, January 22, 2016 - 11:45am

Thank you to all those that participated in our sessions at the AAC&U Annual Meeting—we always enjoy learning from our colleagues at these events and getting the chance to interact face-to-face. We look forward to seeing you again next year at the 2017 Annual Meeting in San Francisco!

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 12:00pm to Friday, November 7, 2014 - 11:00am

The foci of our discussions was on objectives, stated here as claims. Each of them needed the clarification, insight, articulation, and suggested assessment that was  provided by participants' consideration of them.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 5:30am to 6:45am

On Friday morning, January 24th, from 10:30-11:45 am, Project Director Don Harward will moderate a discussion among Brandon Busteed (executive director, Gallup Education), Amanda Hyberger (QEP Director and associate professor, Chattanooga State Community College), Nigel Boyle (associate dean for Global and Local Programs and director, Institute for Global/Local Action & Study (IGLAS), Pitzer College), and Kimberly M. Ferguson, dean of students, Spelman College) regarding well-being and higher education.

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Thank you to all of you that stopped by our reception! It was wonderful to catch up with friends and colleagues.

We look forward to seeing you next year!

--The BTtoP Team

Simon Fraser University
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 5:00am to 11:30pm
Purpose
As part of a developing initiative that gives special attention to the psychosocial development and well-being of students, BTtoP has identified and is prepared to support with one-year $10,000 matching grants thirty institutions that are (or will become) national leaders in attending to the whole student learner—institutions that are committed to asking and then responding in their policies and practices to such core questions as:
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 4:00am to Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 10:00am
Bridging Institutional Divides: Practical Applications for Strengthening Campus Cultures for Learning, Civic Engagement and Psychosocial Well-being
 
Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) encourages colleges and universities to reassert their core purposes as educational institutions, not only to advance learning and discovery, but to advance the potential and well-being of each individual student, and to advance higher education as a public good that sustains a civic society.
 
Monday, June 13, 2011 - 5:00am to Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 11:30am
Purpose
The purpose of the conference was to share information and develop knowledge about engaged learning, civic engagement, and psychosocial well-being of students, and about what happens when colleges implement initiatives for strengthening their relationships. Participants brought empirical evidence, based upon research or evaluation, which addresses the guiding questions of the conference.
 
Guiding Questions

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