Humanities Network and Consortium Records
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The current (2021) mission statement: "The UNCG Humanities Network and Consortium (HNAC) connects the university’s humanities scholars to one another and to the public. We support faculty research and foster interdisciplinary collaborations. HNAC helps students identify how humanities coursework translates into successful personal careers and public leadership. And we share our work in wider contexts to support and improve our communities. Together our programs demonstrate how the humanities plays a crucial role in shaping and making meaning of our common lives."
HNAC implements this mission with a three-pronged approach: "First, it offers support for humanities faculty, fostering interdisciplinary collaborations as well as individual projects. Second, through its career initiatives, it communicates with students and parents about how a humanities education promotes creative thinking, fosters career readiness and public leadership, and develops informed and critical citizens. Finally, it promotes public engagement, connecting humanities faculty to community groups and institutions outside the university."
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