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  • Mar

    First Annual LVAIC TESOL Conference Building Linguistic Bridges: Translanguaging as Practice

    March 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    First Annual LVAIC TESOL Conference: Building Linguistic Bridges: Translanguaging as Practice Saturday, March 21, 2020, 9am – 3pm, Lehigh University, University Center, 3rd floor, 29 Trembley Dr, Bethlehem, PA 18015 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Catherine Box, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education  The emerging Community of Practice of Multilingual Students Language and Culture Support is […]

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  • Mar

    Implicit Bias Workshop

    March 24 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Dr. Bentley L. Gibson, Director of The Bias Adjuster, LLC, is hosting and facilitating a workshop regarding Implicit Bias. Dr. Gibson is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Georgia Highlands College. Her research focuses on what are known as ​implicit biases, associations that people may be unaware they possess, yet still impact their behaviors.  […]

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  • Apr

    Nursing Research Collaborative of the Lehigh Valley (NRCLV) Symposium

    April 2 @ 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

    The Nursing Research Collaborative of the Lehigh Valley (NRCLV) invites you to attend their third symposium: Celebrating the Year of the Nurse: Transitions in Care Thursday, April 2, 2020 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, Gambet Center for Business and Healthcare DeSales University, Center Valley, PA 18034 DeSales University Campus Map (Gambet Center for Business and […]

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  • December 13, 2019, @ 10:49 AM

    LVAIC Concludes 50th Anniversary by Looking Ahead for Higher Education

    In order to commemorate 50 years of collaboration, the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges hosted a year-long learning...
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  • February 27, 2020, @ 2:07 PM

    LVAIC Global Student Conference Advances Inclusion and Cultural Awareness

    In its third year, the LVAIC Global Student Conference hosted over 80 students, faculty, and staff from across the...
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  • February 26, 2020, @ 4:10 PM

    Human Resources and Provost Relationship Explored by LVAIC Higher Education Leaders Institute

    In the most recent session of the LVAIC Higher Education Leaders Institute, participants gathered to explore human resources challenges...
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  • February 24, 2020, @ 5:00 PM

    Pennsylvania Schools Join Forces for Unprecedented Renewable Energy Purchase

    Combined with other carbon neutrality efforts, the partnership will enable all four institutions―Lehigh University, Lafayette College, Muhlenberg College and...
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Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA

A women’s college at the traditional undergraduate level, Cedar Crest has been committed to educating, empowering and transforming women since 1867.

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DeSales University

Center Valley, PA

Founded originally in 1962 as Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales, DeSales University is a Catholic university dedicated to higher education according to the philosophy of Christian humanism.

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Lafayette College

Easton, PA

Founded in 1826, Lafayette College is a nationally recognized residential institution offering undergraduate liberal arts and engineering programs.

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Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

Founded by Asa Packer in 1865, Lehigh University is a premier residential research institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Moravian College

Bethlehem, PA

Founded in 1742 and America’s sixth-oldest college, Moravian College is a values-based institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Muhlenberg College

Allentown, PA

Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College offers liberal arts education and pre-professional studies.