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The 12th Annual Conference on Applied Learning in Higher Education (CALHE)

In partnership with Missouri Western State University, the 12th Annual Conference on Applied Learning in Higher Education (CALHE) will take place at UNCW on March 8th through March 10th, 2018! 

This years' conference theme will examine "The Impact of Applied Learning.” The theme should allow and encourage submissions that share the impact of Applied Learning Activities in all of its forms and types. Submissions might address the results of an applied learning experience using qualitative or quantitative data, or submissions might address community impact or engagement. Submissions are encouraged addressing the conference theme but all Applied Learning submissions are welcome. 

For more information on the conference and its Call for Papers, visit the links below:

CALHE Website

CALHE Call for Papers

ETEAL Fall 2017 RFP

New! Apply now for Spring or Summer 2018 SURCA funding!

We are now accepting applications for Spring and Summer Support for Undergraduate Research and Creativity Awards (SURCA)! SURCA awards provide up to $5,000.00 in support to Faculty-mentored Undergraduate student research projects that take place in either Spring 2018 or Summer 2018. Funding can be used for travel support, supplies, Faculty Mentoring stipends, Graduate Assistant Mentor stipends, and Undergraduate Student support. SURCA has funded over 12,000 hours of Undergraduate research and creative scholarship since 2014, so if you have an idea for an original research or creative project, grab your application and apply for SURCA funding by 5:00pm on Thursday, November 16th! All applications should be sent to

Spring and Summer 2018 SURCA Application 

Spring and Summer 2018 SURCA Cover Sheet

Spring 2017 ALTC Newsletter

Read the 2017 Spring ALTC Newsletter Online

Catch up on all of the Spring's ETEAL funded pedagogy initiatives and find out what the ALTC has accomplished over the course of the spring semester in our latest ALTC Newsletter! You can read the full newsletter online here: 

The Applied Learning Gallery
UNCW's Applied Learning Gallery - Now open for Student Submissions!
Undergraduate Studies in collaboration with the Career Center and Randall Library launched its online applied learning gallery highlighting the many exemplary hands-on projects taking place at UNCW. Browse the dozens of applied learning projects and experiences here and if you're a student, you can submit your own applied learning experience here as well!


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