Transfer Symposium 2018

Symposium 2018: Aligning Curriculum for Transfer Success

Friday, April 20, 2018

Faculty representatives from Appalachian State University and our community college partners representing six academic areas focusing on foundation courses in Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Math, and Physics will come together to share syllabi, teaching methodologies, and learning outcomes to ensure that transfer students continue on a successful academic course once they arrive at Appalachian.


Schedule of the Day:

10:00 am: Check-in and Interdisciplinary Discussions

10:45 am: Welcome

11:00 am: Presentations from “Magic Bus”/Transfer Symposium 2016 grant recipients

11:30 am: Lunch

12:30 pm: Curriculum Alignments in Academic Departments & Advising

3:30 pm: Closing Discussion: What we learned today & next steps


Colleges Attending:

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute

Catawba Valley Community College

Central Carolina Community College

Central Piedmont Community College

Forsyth Technical Community College

Gaston College

Mayland Community College

Mitchell Community College

Surry Community College

Wake Technical Community College

Western Piedmont Community College

Wilkes Community College


2018 Participant Comments

"Really appreciate the outreach. You gave of your time and fesources to focus on us, in a busy world. The gesture of "value" is appreciated. You have good fols and they are presonable, smart, and approachable, very customer services-oriented. This assures that we'll feel comfortable reaching out in the future when new questions arise."

"This was a great experiences. To collaborate with others in my discipline and get out of the box that becomes academia, or that can become mundane."

"We need to meet more often with departments to discuss issues and keep lines of communication open."

*The quotations above are from the 2018 Transfer Symposium after-event survey.