Events

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
Saturday, November 13, 2010 - 4:30am to Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 10:30am
Recasting the “3 R’s” of Learning: From “Reading, WRiting & ARithmetic” to Reflection, Resiliency, Relationships and Responsibility
 
Conference Themes
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 - 4:00am to 12:00pm
Background
Thursday, November 5, 2009 - 4:00am to Friday, November 6, 2009 - 10:00am
Purpose
Teams and representatives from over 40 colleges and universities from across the United States attended the Civic Symposium on November 5-6, 2009. The symposium explored the effects of civic engagement and public work on the psychosocial well-being of college students. Participants exchanged information and insight into the continuing challenges associated with transforming institutional culture and priorities within existing infrastructure.
 
Monday, November 10, 2008 - 2:15pm to Tuesday, November 11, 2008 - 2:15pm

With generous support from the S. Engelhard Center, the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation, and the Lumina Foundation, Bringing Theory to Practice assembled 43 college and university presidents at the Georgetown University Marriott Conference Center in Washington, DC from November 10-11 for a Symposium on Campus Change for Learning.

Friday, October 3, 2008 - 5:00am to Saturday, October 4, 2008 - 11:00am
Student Voice and Higher Education: Communicating and Engaging on Campus as a 'Millennial' Student to Enrich Educational Outcomes 
 
In early October 2008, the Bringing Theory to Practice Project (BTtoP) brought students together at the at the Hilton Washington Embassy Row in Washington, DC for its Third Annual National Student Conference on “Student Voice and Higher Education: Communicating and Engaging on Campus as a 'Millennial' Student to Enrich Educational Outcomes.”
 

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