Archaeology Can Empower Community College Women

[pquote] I wonder how my experience as a student and burgeoning professional might have been different had I developed mentorships with great women in the profession.[/pquote]My students and I do some “myth busting” on the first class meeting of the semester. “How does pop culture portray archaeology?” I ask. Students are quick to identify classic […]

SACC Matters!

The recent AAA Annual Meeting was, as usual, a great opportunity for Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges members to showcase their strengths. The Annual Meeting theme of Anthropology Matters encouraged presenters to move anthropology out of the rather siloed realm of academics into one that highlights the practical and highly relevant attributes of the discipline. […]

You Don’t Have to Attend Harvard to Hear Them Speak!

Brookdale Community College has had a long history of attracting guest speakers to its campus. One man in particular, history professor Jack Needles, put Brookdale on the map when it came to inviting well known people to our institution. He was what Jess Le Vine, another history professor who took over this task upon Jack Needle’s retirement, […]

Perspectives

An Open Access Introductory Anthropology Textbook This guest post by Nina Brown, Thomas McIlwraith, and Laura Tubelle de González announces the launch of what is probably the first open access textbook for an introduction to cultural anthropology course. [pquote]In breaking away from the typical commercial textbook publishing model, SACC assumed responsibility for coordinating many publishing […]