C3 Welcomes New University Partners

Two top U.S. research universities recently joined C3 as partner institutions: C3 is pleased to welcome the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan. Read the all details in the official announcement.

C3 membership now includes Bates College, Connecticut College, Middlebury College, Williams College, University of California at Berkeley, Columbia University, University of Michigan, and University of Chicago. LADO members and the Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School are also partners in the consortium.

2015 C3 Summit Details Now Available

Full information about the 2015 C3 Summit, Practicing Communities: The Transformative Power of Race in the Academy, is now available online. This year’s Summit will be held at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, from Friday, November 13 through Sunday, November 15.

Visit the Summit pages for program details, lodging and transportation information, a list of local attractions, registration materials, and more. Faculty and administrators associated with C3 are welcome to register online now. Undergraduate and graduate students at C3 partner institutions, please wait to register until after you’ve received confirmation from your school’s C3 contact.

– See more at: http://c3transformhighered.org/summit2015/#sthash.SdEPZgv2.dpuf

Fall 2015 Job Opportunities with C3 and LADO

  • The C3 Postdoctoral Fellowship program will be accepting applications for two-year fellowships (2015-2017) at Bates College, Connecticut College, Middlebury College, and Williams College. Check the C3 Postdoctoral Fellowship section of the website for details. Applications will be accepted from October 1, 2015, through January 4, 2016.
  • The liberal arts colleges of LADO are hiring! Please read this list of Faculty Openings at LADO Institutions for more details. This document includes open positions as of the beginning of the fall semester and is not updated on a regular basis. If you are interested in applying for a listed position, please check the website of the college of interest to confirm that the position is still open and for full application instructions.

Register for LADO visits now!

Register now for the upcoming C3/LADO visits to Berkeley and Columbia. Come learn about postdoc and faculty positions at liberal arts colleges and how C3’s commitment to diversity is transforming higher education.

C3 and LADO will visit Berkeley on September 21 and 22. The Columbia visit will take place on September 28 and 29. Click here for full details, to register or to download event flyers.

Save the Dates for Upcoming C3/LADO Visits

The C3/LADO visits are returning to UC Berkeley and Columbia University!
Visits will take place at UC Berkeley on September 21 and 22, 2015. At Columbia University, the visit dates are September 28 and 29, 2015. Check back soon for more details.
The C3/LADO visits are designed to cultivate interest in liberal arts colleges and to introduce liberal arts college teaching and scholarship (including C3 postdoctoral fellowships) to underrepresented graduate students.

C3 2015 Undergraduate Fellows Arrive on Campus this Week!

C3’s second cohort of undergraduate fellows, selected from a competitive applicant group from LADO schools, begins its summer adventure this week at Columbia University and UC Berkeley.

The cohort is made up of 11 talented students from five different colleges. This year’s undergraduate fellows include:

At UC-Berkeley: Maya Doig-Acuña, Middlebury College; Alyssa Flores, Smith College; Amira Lundy-Harris, Amherst College; and Victoria Yan, Smith College

At Columbia University: Jeremy Glover, Bates College; Ahmad Greene-Hayes, Williams College; Brittanie Lewis, Amherst College; Syeda Malliha, Amherst College; Cheswayo Mphanza, Middlebury College; Andrea Penman-Lomeli, Middlebury College; and Madelene Santizo, Bates College

During the eight-week program, each undergraduate fellow will provide research assistance to a faculty member, while simultaneously developing his or her own research under the guidance of that mentor and a graduate student mentor.

Fellows will also participate in weekly seminars, workshops, and group events, get insider knowledge and preparation for the graduate school application process, and take a GRE preparation class.

> Learn more about our 2015 undergraduate fellow cohort.

> Learn more about our 2014 undergraduate fellow cohort.

> Learn more about the C3 undergraduate fellowships.

C3 Announces Postdoctoral Fellows for 2015-2017

As our first cohort of nine postdoctoral fellows from Columbia University and UC Berkeley finishes its first year on campus, C3 is pleased to announce nine additional fellows from those institutions for the second cohort, who will begin in the fall of 2015.

Connecticut College, Middlebury College and Williams College each will host three fellows for the two-year period from fall 2015 through spring 2017. The new fellows will join those from the first cohort who are already active in their campus communities.

The 2015-2017 postdoctoral fellows include:

Connecticut College: Lindsay Crawford, Philosophy; Sookyoung Lee, English; Ryan Phillips, Government & International Relations

Middlebury College: Alexsia Chan, Political Science; Abhijeet Paul, Comparative Literature; Trinh Tran, Sociology

Williams College: Jamie Parra, English & Comparative Literature; Adam Romero, Environmental Studies; Anicia Timberlake, Music

During their fellowships, the postdoctoral fellows will gain experience teaching and researching in a liberal arts college environment, supported by senior faculty mentors and others in their cohort. They will also engage with underrepresented undergraduate students on the topics of considering and preparing for graduate education.

Just Posted: C3 Faculty Share Their Insights on Middlebury, Part 2

The second half of Middlebury College’s conversation with C3 post-doctoral fellows J Finley, Nathaniel Nesmith, and Alvin Henry is now available at http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/node/491698. Read their reflections about their first semester of teaching at Middlebury…and find out how they’ve adapted to a record-breaking New England winter!

If you missed Part 1, get caught up here: http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/646969/node/491499.