2013 Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Founders' Day

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

2013 Founder’s Day Celebration

“From Witness to Action”

March 13, 2013

9:00am – 6:00pm


This year marks the 50th anniversaries of seminal events during the American Civil Rights Movement.  The college’s founding namesake, Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. was among the courageous leaders who risked everything to advance the cause. Please join us for a special Founder’s Day celebrating the values and principles that compel us to move “From Witness to Action.”


IAC Research Roundtable

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gordy Room in Wardlaw Building

 The roundtable features two panels:

“Human Centered Research & Socially Conscious Action: Students in Dialogue”

Details of this panel will be forthcoming.

“Technology on the Frontier of Citizen Action: Promoting Participation, Increasing Access, and Expanding Opportunity:  Faculty Dialogue”

Moderated by:  Jennifer Clark, Public Policy

Chris Le Dantec, Literature, Media, and Communication

Helena Mitchell, Center for Advance Communication Policy, Public Policy

Willie Pearson, History, Technology, and Society


Stephen C. Hall Building Ribbon Cutting

and Writing & Communication Program Showcase

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

215 Bobby Dodd Way


Celebratory Program 3:30 - 5:00 PM

The program includes a special presentation by DramaTech

and the presentation of the Allen Legacy Awards. 

 Reception 5:00 PM -6:00 PM

Gordy Room in Wardlaw Building



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