Across Embroiders: Melton Gallery Exhibit Explores Nontraditional Embroidery

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When you think of embroidery, you might picture quaint tea towels, stitched with inspirational quotes, surrounded by bouquets of flowers, or a cherished baby blanket, lovingly sewn by a doting grandmother. However, “Poetic Embroidery,” the current show at Central’s Melton Gallery hopes to challenge that notion, showcasing what embroidery means in an entirely different light. . . .  read more

Call for Papers Deadline Extended

Missed the Call for Papers deadline?

Now’s your chance to submit your abstract because the Colloquium team will extend the deadline for submissions to SEPTEMBER 30th.  

Paper proposals (250-word maximum, in French or English, along with brief biographical information) and proposals for complete panels (which are strongly encouraged) should be sent by email to this address: . . .  read more

Week 3- Lessons in Leadership- 9/11 Day of Remembrance

During the 9/11 Day of Remembrance ceremony, Governor George Nigh discussed the notion “united we stand, divided we fall.” What do you want to stand for during your journey as a leader? Furthermore, how will you use that stance to intentionally create the America you aspire to, not only for yourselves, but for future generations?

ACM@UCO Executive Director to Speak Friday at Americana Fest in Nashville

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ACM@UCO executive director Scott Booker will lead a “power brunch” presentation Friday during the 19th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, which runs Tuesday through Sunday in Nashville, Tennessee.

Gathering thousands of artists, fans and industry professionals from around the world, the 2018 AmericanaFest features seminars, panels and networking opportunities in addition to more than 500 live performances at dozens of prominent Nashville venues over six days, all while celebrating the melting pot of Americana’s influences, including roots, folk, country, blues and soul-based music. . . .  read more