AB University welcomed the Class of 2022 to campus August 18-21, bringing an even more diverse and vibrant culture to AB and the community. Over 380 new, registered students representing 31 states and 18 countries participated in Orientation activities including the annual Battler Fair featuring local businesses and vendors who partner with AB.
Thirty-four members of the Class of 2018 physician assistant studies program received their Master of Science degrees during AB’s Graduate Commencement Ceremony in Wilcox Chapel on August 17.
Faculty develop evidence-based techniques to promote student success
August 14, 2018— Alderson Broaddus University is one of a select group of 26 institutions across the nation chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), in partnership with the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE), to join the national Consortium for Instructional Excellence and Career Guidance. This new partnership will equip faculty across multiple disciplines with the instructional skills shown to promote student motivation, learning, and persistence. Faculty who satisfy the program requirements are awarded a nationally recognized Certificate in Effective College Instruction that is co-endorsed by ACUE.
More than 1,800 of America’s best and brightest college students traveled to Maryland to Elevate their Futures as they competed for the opportunity to win more than $110,000 in cash awards at the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) National Leadership Conference. Participants from across the United States attended this conference to enhance their business skills, expand their networks, and participate in 60 business and business-related competitive events.
Alderson Broaddus University President Dr. Tim Barry was one of four local presidents invited to speak at the Harrison County Business@Breakfast panel on August 3. During this panel, each president reported on their respective programs and the collective challenges in higher education facing them in the new academic year.