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SACC 2017 Annual Meeting

Meeting Registration through the AAA site is available here.

The Call For Papers is now closed .

When: April 5-8, 2017  Where: Boise, Idaho USA

Hosted by:  SACC President, Nikki Gorrell, College of Western Idaho
Theme: “Student Engagement Equals Student Success: Strategies for Teaching Anthropology”

Conference Ballroom: The Owyhee
Official Hotel: Hotel 43 (2 blocks from The Owyhee; $159.00 up to two)
Budget Lodging: Safari Inn(across from The Owyhee; $99.00 up to four)

Meeting Details here.

Reasons to Join SACC

Who we are

Who we are

SACC is a network of people who teach anthropology in community and two-year colleges. SACC’s major interests are in the teaching of anthropology, sharing teaching strategies, increasing the visibility of community colleges.

 

 

What we do

What we do

SACC sponsors annual conferences and publishes a journal- SACC/AAA Papers from Annual Meetings, and a column in AAA’s Anthropology News. We also host a blog and listserve to disseminate information and facilitate discussions, and are currently developing an open access textbook.

Conferences

Conferences

SACC has offers engaging and unique conferences that include meals and tours of anthropologically relevant locations. Our smaller meetings provide a more relaxed and friendly environment to share ideas and foster lively discussions.

Giving Papers

Giving Papers

Our conferences provide an informal, supportive and encouraging environment to present papers in all four fields of anthropology. We also welcome papers that specifically address teaching anthropology in the community college setting.

Networking

Networking

Networking comes naturally at conferences in a friendly environment. It is the easy way you chat with your seatmate on the bus traveling to an archeological site. It is learning of a job opening in your district and preparing your resume in advance.

 

Resume Building Opportunities

Resume Building Opportunities

SACC membership provides opportunities for professional growth that may be scarce in smaller anthropology departments. Enhance your resume by collaborating on a projects with SACC colleagues or taking on a board position.

SACC BOARD

Current President

Nikki Gorrell

College of Western Idaho
Assistant Professor

Past President

Amanda Paskey

Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, CA
Professor

President Elect

Nina Brown

The Community College of Baltimore County
Associate Professor

Vice-President for Membership and Development & Regional Networks Chair

Shannon L. Vellone Mills

Cosumnes River College,CA
Professor

Treasurer

“Incoming Treasurer TBA”

Secretary

Alison Diefenderfer

Northampton Community Collage -PA

AAA Program Chair

Karen Muir

Columbus State Community College
Professor

Contributing Ed., Anthropology News

Barbara Jones

Editor, Teaching Anthropology: SACC Notes (interim)

Angela Jenks

University of CA, Irvine
Assistant Teaching Professor

Listserv Administrator and Media Chair

Laura Gonzalez

San Diego Miramar College
Professor

Awards Committee Chair

Lynn Swartley O’Brien

Montgomery County Community College
Assistant Professor

Meeting Archives

SACC sponsors annual conferences that feature academic presentations and noted guest speakers and also provide opportunities for relaxed camaraderie and stimulating collegial discussions. Conferences also include fieldtrips to local archaeological sites, ethnographically interesting communities, and noted museums with expert guides and interpreters. The annual conference is held each spring in various locales.

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Award Recipients

For details about our past awards winners, please see our complete listing

Jocelyn Romero (Felicano)

2015 Student Award for Creativity, Leadership, or Community Service

Laura Roccucci

2015 Student Award for Academic Excellence

Jeff McKendricks

2015 SACC Teacher of the Year Award