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NACC Excellence at the Center Conference Milestones
In 2001 speaking center and communication lab directors were invited to gather and share information in the ongoing pursuit of communication excellence at the center.
In 2002 attendees started working on a constitution for an organization of Communication Center professionals
At the 2003 meeting, attendees voted to form the National Association of Communication Centers.
By 2004, student attendees greatly outnumbered faculty/directors.
In 2007 top paper awards were first granted to graduate and undergraduate students.
The 2008 attendees voted to approve procedures and criteria for the evaluation of center directors.
At the 2010 meeting, a faculty/director paper competition was added and attendees approved a certification process for the training programs that our peer tutors complete.
In 2012 an exploratory committee was charged with considering the launch of a speaking center journal.
Donny Watson wins Noel Studio Public Speaking Competition at 2012 meeting.
|2015||The University of Mary Washington||Click Here (Web)|
|2014||Arizona State University West Campus||Click Here (Web)|
|2013||University of North Carolina at Greensboro||Click Here (Web)|
|2012||Eastern Kentucky University||Click Here (Web)|
|2011||University of Richmond||Click Here (PDF)|
|2010||DePauw University||Click Here (DOC)|
|2009||University of Pennsylvania||Click Here (Web)|
|2008||University of Wyoming & University of Colorado, Colorado Springs||Click Here (PDF)|
|2007||University of North Carolina at Greensboro||Click Here (Web)|
|2006||University of Nebraska at Omaha||Click Here (PDF)|
|2004||University of Mary Washington||Click Here (PDF)|
|2003||University of Colorado, Colorado Springs||Click Here (PDF)|
|2001||University of Richmond||Click Here (PDF)|
A group picture from the first Excellence meeting at the University of Richmond in 2001.