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liberal arts as civic arts

Southern University Conference. Meeting

liberal arts as civic arts

Forty-seventh Annual Meeting, The Hyatt on Hilton Head Island at Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, March 22-24, 1984

by Southern University Conference. Meeting

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Published by The Conference in [Spartanburg, S.C.?] .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Education, Humanistic -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Universities and colleges -- Curricula -- United States. -- Congresses.,
    • Civics -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 59.

      StatementSouthern University Conference.
      LC ClassificationsLC1011 .S72 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2590929M
      LC Control Number85143167

      The School of Liberal Arts empowers students to function as creative thinkers, skilled writers, and innovative problem-solvers. With a cross-disciplinary mindset, the School of Liberal Arts encourages its students to explore multiple academic areas of interest to increase their marketability after graduation.

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