Fall 2019 Conference

RISE to New Heights: Elevating Student Success & Completion

RISE to New Heights: Elevating Student Success & Completion

October 27th - 29th, 2019

Wyndham Garden Greensboro

415 S Swing Road, Greensboro, NC 27409


Call for Presentations-Closed-Please check out the schedule of sessions posted below!

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Pre- and Post- Conference Activities

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Keynote Speaker - Maureen A. Sherbondy

Maureen Sherbondy’s poems have appeared in The Oakland Review, Plainsongs, Calyx, Feminist Studies, European Judaism, 13th Moon, Comstock Review, Cairn, Crucible, The Roanoke Review, the News & Observer, and other publications.

Her poems have won first place in The Deane Ritch Lomax Poetry Prize, The Lyricist Statewide Poetry Contest, The Carrie McCray Poetry Award, and The Hart Crane Memorial Poetry Award. The Year of Dead Fathers won the Spring Garden Robert Watson Poetry Award (UNC-Greensboro).

She has published eight additional poetry books and one short story collection. Her forthcoming poetry book (Dancing with Dali) will be released in February.

Maureen holds a BA degree from Rutgers University. She received her MFA from Queens University of Charlotte. She teaches English at Alamance Community College. Visit her website at www.maureensherbondy.com. Previous radio interviews can be heard on NPR’s The State of Things.

Sherbondy headshot

Room Rates

$89/night plus tax for King or Double; $71.20 plus tax with State ID. Call (336) 299-7650 to reserve a room.

Stay Information

Breakfast and free wifi included with rooms!

Conference Sponsors

Our conference is not possible without the support of our generous sponsors. Please visit their websites below to view their latest titles!

Pictures of Greensboro courtesy of the Greensboro Visitors and Convention Bureau. Photos of the Wyndham Garden Greensboro courtesy of Wyndham Garden.