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AJCU's Communication Conference

Loyola University New Orleans invites you to Create, Innovate, and Communicate at AJCU’s Communication Conference 2016.


Communication faculty from the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities will meet in the Crescent City Wednesday, July 13 through Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Loyola’s campus in the city’s historic Uptown area.

You’ll get to share ideas, exchange best practices and network with other educators through panel discussions, presentations and poster sessions. All activities will revolve around the summer’s slogan: create, innovate, communicate.

And you’ll experience the best hospitality in the South, right in the bend of the Mighty Mississippi. You’ll have plenty of time to see the sights, taste the food and share in the excitement of one of America’s greatest destination cities.

The registration fee is $395, which includes room and board, conference registration and fees. Deadline to register is Sunday, May 15, 2016.

Please peruse the links below for more information and registration. If you have any questions, comments or ideas, please contact Sonya Duhe.

We look forward to hosting you in New Orleans!

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AJCU Communication Conference 2016

Registration

The registration fee is $395, which includes room and board, conference registration and fees. Deadline to register is Sunday, May 15, 2016. Please click here to register.

Program

The strength of the AJCU-CC is the chance to share ideas, exchange best practices and network with other educators through panel discussions, presentations and poster sessions.

All programs will revolve around the summer’s slogan: create, innovate, communicate.

Application to participate in the program is included in the registration form. Submit your proposed topic under these categories. You’ll be notified of your acceptance and the format you will present in.

• Innovations in Communication Education

• Creating Future Professionals

• Communicating with Alumni

• Communicating with Prospective Students

• Creative Solutions to Today's Higher Ed Challenges

• Creating Savvy Social Media Strategists

• Innovations in Communication Service Learning

Loyola SMC will provide all projection equipment.

Please plan to bring any necessary handouts with you.

Housing

Attendees will be housed in Carrollton Hall, double occupancy, with a community hall bathroom. Bed linens will be provided, along with a bath towel. [You may want to bring additional towels.]

You will need to supply your own personal health and beauty aids (shampoo, soap, toothpaste).

Carrollton Hall includes vending machines and laundry facilities. Please click here for more information.

Parking

If you’re bringing a car to campus, we will have a parking pass for you that’s good for the duration of the conference.

http://apply.loyno.edu/maps-directions-parking

Meals

You’ll get some great south Louisiana cookin’ during AJCU-CC 2016!

We’ll open with a cocktail reception in the School of Mass Communication on Wednesday evening.

  • Breakfast will be provided on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Audubon Room of the Danna Center.

  • Lunch will be provided on Thursday and Friday in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room (Senior Commons) in the Danna Center.

  • Dinner will be provided on Thursday. Friday night dinner will be on your own. You can follow our social media for suggestions on places to make reservations.

Please note any food allergies or requests on your registration form.

Digital Access

Campuswide WiFi is available. Attendees will be given passwords for access upon arrival.

Free Time

The AJCU-CC 2016 Hospitality Suite will be located in Carrollton Hall and will be open in the evenings for conversation and libation.

Friday afternoon has been programmed for your free time. We’ll be happy to provide information on recommended activities. (Watch this space for suggestions!)

 

Please contact Sonya Duhe with any questions or concerns.