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  1. ACM 2020 Impact Report Highlights 'Our Collective Strength'

    Feb 4, 2021

    This inaugural Impact Report highlights the ways the ACM community supported one another to make positive contributions this past year, coming together virtually to advance shared goals.

  2. Sandra Cisneros To Judge 2021 Nick Adams Short Story Contest

    Dec 15, 2020

    The annual competition, now in its forty-ninth year, is open to students at the 14 member colleges of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) and awards a prize of $1,000 for the winning story.

  3. Short Story Contest Named for Hemingway's 'Nick Adams' Returns

    Nov 2, 2020

    Entries are now being accepted for the forty-ninth annual Nick Adams Short Story Contest, which offers a prize of $1,000 for the best story by an ACM student.

  4. ACM Creates Workshop Series on Online Course Design and Pedagogies

    Sep 18, 2020

    The full series, developed in response to COVID-19, is now available for streaming to other liberal arts educators, colleges, and consortia.

  5. ACM Hosts Diversity Workshop on Retention and Success

    Aug 7, 2020

    The virtual event focused on best practices for supporting underrepresented faculty and students across the ACM campuses to sustain an environment of success.

  6. ACM Announces Fall 2021 Off-Campus Study Faculty, Courses 

    Jul 27, 2020

    Visiting faculty directors lead a group of students through an immersive semester-long interdisciplinary program at one of ACM’s partner institutions.

  7. ACM and Field Museum Announce New Partnership, Program

    Jun 24, 2020

    Scheduled for fall 2021, the first program will provide ACM students an intensive research and class-based experience at the world-renowned museum in Chicago.

  8. ACM Colleges Respond to Killing of George Floyd

    Jun 5, 2020

    The ACM joins our member colleges in their efforts to learn, grow, and support healing in the aftermath of recent tragic killings.

  9. ACM Welcomes Carrie Conzelman as VP for Finance, Administration, and Planning

    May 14, 2020

    A graduate of ACM consortium member Cornell College, Conzelman has over 30 years of experience in finance with a variety of private sector companies.

  10. Reimagining an On-Campus Research Experience During COVID-19

    May 6, 2020

    Amid campus closures, the ACM and the Big Ten Academic Alliance pivoted to provide underrepresented aspiring graduate students with a robust, remote summer program.

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