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Conference Planning Team Prepares On Site

posted Mar 6, 2014, 3:25 AM by Joseph Shosh   [ updated Mar 7, 2014, 6:18 AM by Margaret Riel ]
ARNA 2014 Conference Co-Chair Cathy Bruce from Trent University and Conference Program Chair Shelley Yearley from the Ontario Ministry of Education recently joined Conference Co-Chair Joseph Shosh and Conference Host Site Committee Co-Chair Rachel Sherman to tour the historic Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus of Moravian College, site of the ARNA 2014 Conference. Meetings began with breakfast at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem, followed by a tour of campus facilities that will host conference events, including the Lewis Wilson Foy Concert Hall, the Frank E. and Seba B. Payne Art Gallery, Peter Hall, Hearst Hall, Main Hall, and classrooms within the Music Center and Hurd Integrated Living Learning Building.To see photos of the campus facilities in use for Jonathan Kozol's visit to Moravian, click here. To review the daylong planning itinerary in more detail, visit the ARNA 2014 Conference Planning Working Group. To join the Working Group, contact Shelley Yearley at shelley.yearley@tldsb.on.ca. To volunteer to serve on the Host Site Planning Committee, contact Rachel Sherman at rsherman429@gmail.com. Conference proposals are being accepted until March 15, and conference registration is now open. Come back soon for major keynote announcements!


In preparation of the Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) annual conference set for May 22-24, ARNA representatives toured Moravian College’s Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus and Hotel Bethlehem facilities in late February. Joe Mozingo ’15 provided the campus tour for Discover Lehigh Valley’s Marc Kaminetsky, host site committee co-chair Rachel Sherman ’12, Ontario Ministry of Education researcher and program chair Shelley Yearley, Trent University professor and conference co-chair Cathy Bruce, and Assistant Professor of Art Kristin Baxter.

           Moravian's Director of Student Activities & Summer Conference Ann Claussen leads a tour of one of Main Hall’s Victorian Parlours            for Discover Lehigh Valley’s Marc Kaminetsky and host site committee co-chair Rachel Sherman ’12.


Ontario Ministry of Education researcher and program chair Shelley Yearley and Trent University professor and conference co-chair           Cathy Bruce tour the Washington Room, where early Moravian settlers played the harpsichord still present in the room for General           Washington.



Trent University professor and conference co-chair Cathy Bruce reviews art in storage from the Moravian College permanent collection for possible inclusion in the Payne Gallery exhibition curated by Assistant Professor of Art Kristin Baxter.



Conference planning committee members take a moment to catch their breath in Moravian College's Peter Hall, which will host a variety of ARNA conference sessions. 
            



            









            
            






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