Pursuing Justice at CitySquare with Gerald Britt



The Rev. Gerald Britt is Vice President of Public Policy & Community Program Development at CitySquare in Dallas, Texas. Gerald joined CitySquare in September 2004 to further his lifelong work serving those around him. Prior to coming to CitySquare Rev. Britt served as Senior Pastor for the New Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, located in the heart of far South Dallas. Through his work in the church and surrounding neighborhoods as well as years of leadership in Dallas Area Interfaith, Gerald has distinguished himself as one of Dallas’ most influential community leaders. He will be hosting an Adams Center lunch on Tuesday, April 2nd at 11:30 am. RSVP today by calling ext. 2455 or email rsvp2ac@acu.edu.

ACCESS Keynote Speaker Robbie Melton to host Adams Center lunch

Dr. Robbie Melton, Associate Vice Chancellor of eLearning and Emerging Mobilization Technology at the Tennessee Board of Regents, will host a lunch in the Adams Center on using mobile devices and mobile apps for improving learning, enhancing teaching and increasing retention

ACCESS Conference March 3-6

The Adams Center is pleased to host the ACCESS Association of Christian Distance Educators on ACU’s campus March 3-6.  This year’s theme is “iACCESS: Mobile and Social Learning in Christian Distance Education.”  Information about conference sessions and registration may be found on the ACCESS website.

The ACU community is especially invited to attend the Opening Banquet on Sunday evening, March 3, in the Hunter Welcome Center.  Dr. Robbie Kendall Melton, Associate Vice Chancellor with the Tennessee Board of Regents (for more bio info, click here), will deliver the keynote address.  Dinner will be served at 6:00PM.  Tickets to the Opening Banquet are only $25 for those who have not registered for the conference.  For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Mindi Thompson (mlt11a@acu.edu, ext #3706).

Hanover Grants Representatives on Campus January 22nd & 23rd

ACU has hired Hanover Grants to provide expert grants research, writing, and management services to help identify, pursue, and secure funding from outside sources. Two representatives will be on campus January 22nd and 23rd to present Hanover’s services and procedures to faculty who are interested in learning more about seeking outside funding. Their presentation will be the same both days in order to accommodate as many faculty members as possible.

Rod Reed to be on campus November 16th

In April 2012, Rod Reed, Chaplain at John Brown University, visited the ACU campus as part of a team examining our practices of spiritual formation.  As part of that effort, the team looked at chapel, assessed faith and learning in our curriculum, and interviewed students, staff and faculty regarding their perceptions of campus spiritual formation practices.  Mr. Reed will be on campus Friday, November 16 to present findings from his site visit and to help provide context for what we are doing well and where we might consider making improvements. Join him at a faculty lunch in the Adams Center from 11:30-1:00 pm.

Dr. James Banning to be on campus November 15th

The Adams Center, Intercultural Effectiveness Team, and Office of Multicultural Enrichment would like to invite you to hear from an expert campus ecologist as he shares his assessment of the ACU campus environment and what it communicates to various groups represented within our community. Dr. James Banning will be presenting at an Adams Center lunch session in partnership with Dr. Doug Foster’s CHARIS lectures on Thursday, November 15th.

Dr. Banning is a professor in the School of Education at Colorado State University. He teaches qualitative research, campus ecology, and environmental psychology. Dr. Banning is a pioneer and national expert in the field of study known as campus ecology. Campus ecology is the study of the interrelationships between people and the college and university environment. Dr. Banning’s work focuses on what the physical features of this environment (buildings, signs, symbols) communicate to the inhabitants of the environment. Dr. Banning has authored books, book chapters, and numerous journal articles on the environment and its impact on behavior. His most recent book Education by Design: Creating Campus Environments that Work, focuses on college and university environments.

Pearson Representatives to be on Campus October 24th

The Adams Center will be hosting Pearson’s representatives for OpenClass on Wednesday, October 24th, for a special OpenClass Lunch and Learn session. They are ready for your questions, suggestions, observations, and experience about OpenClass.

Please let us know if you would like to be a part of this special session by calling ext. 2455 or emailing your RSVP today!