CPTSC 2019 Conference CFP

Sykes Student Union in fall - square building with trees and lampost

Sykes Student Union in the fall (photo courtesy of West Chester University)

The 2019 annual CPTSC conference will be held from October 10-12 at West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The year’s conference will explore multidisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and interdisciplinary collaborations. We invite proposals for presentations that examine such collaborations and their implications for our efforts in program development, research, and teaching.

About West Chester University

The 2019 CPTSC Conference will be hosted by West Chester University. West Chester, the largest university in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is a regional comprehensive university with more than 17,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Founded in 1871 as the West Chester Normal School, the university maintains its strong emphasis on educational programs and its mission of educating the citizens of Pennsylvania.

About West Chester, PA

The university is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, a rapidly growing community about 25 miles outside of Philadelphia, and about 15 miles from Wilmington, Delaware. West Chester is a charming, dense small town, with about 20,000 residents living in its 1.1-square-mile borough limits. It offers a wide range of restaurants, boutiques, and other amenities within walking distance of the university. It’s also close to a number of historic and entertainment attractions, including Valley Forge, King of Prussia Mall, and Longwood Gardens. In October, the weather is generally pleasant and mild, with high temperatures in the 60s and lows in the 40s.

Air travel to West Chester is accessible via the Philadelphia International Airport (45 minute drive) or BWI Airport (less than 2 hour drive). The town is also close to major interstates, including I-95 and I-76.

Learn more about West Chester University and its campus at www.wcupa.edu, and more about the surrounding community at http://www.downtownwestchester.com/visitorsguide.php.

For questions about the university and/or the borough of West Chester, please contact local host Ashley Patriarca at apatriarca@wcupa.edu.

Proposals are due by 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, May 6, 2019. Please see the attached 2019 CPTSC CFP for more details.

We look forward to receiving your proposals!

2019 Program Chairs,

Lora Arduser & Tammy Rice-Bailey

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