News & Events
Conference: Register Today!
The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) is pleased
to announce the
10th Annual Catholic Higher Education Peace and Justice Meeting
Catholic Social Thought in Teaching, Research, and Action
Presented by the University of San Diego,
January 15-17, 2010
Conference Theme, Panel Presentations, and Roundtables
The conference will challenge participants to transcend the perceived boundaries of Catholic Social Thought in our work. Faculty, administrators, and service coordinators will present their practice integrating a CST principle into the classroom, research, and service. These will be followed by roundtables where participants will develop course content, research agendas, and service opportunities.
Who Should Attend
All college, university and ministry personnel are invited and encouraged to attend.
- Faculty will learn to integrate the principles of Catholic Social Thought into their course content and syllabi.
- Administrators in student affairs, ministry, and higher education will share best-practices in service-learning.
- All participants will reflect and develop meaningful classroom, service, and reflection experiences.
Visiting San Diego
The mild climate, unique cultural heritage and unsurpassed recreational resources make San Diego an ideal place to live, work and learn. California’s second largest city and the seventh largest in the United States, San Diego has a citywide population of nearly 1.3 million residents, with more than 2.8 million countywide. Once a small seaport town serving a large naval installation, San Diego has become a leading center for growing industries. Its economy centers on tourism, shipbuilding and the military, biotechnology, computer science and electronics, agriculture and trade. The city boasts 70 miles of stunning beaches, an array of world-class attractions and a diversity of geography that mirrors its population.
San Diego Attractions: Balboa Park, Coronado Island, Del Mar Racetrack, Mission Bay Aquatic Center, Sea World, Legoland, San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, La Jolla Cove, Torrey Pines
Suggestions: Old Town and Old Town Trolley Tour of San Diego, or the San Diego Trolley to Gaslamp District Downtown, Little Italy, Petco Park, San Diego State University, and the border – pedestrian crossing to Tijuana, Baja California, and Mexico.
For more information, visit the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau