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Union University’s education colloquium to focus on proficient writing

JACKSON, Tenn.March 21, 2001 – Ken Newman, assistant professor of education, will speak on “Writing Toward Test Proficiency,” as a part of the university’s Department of Education’s Colloquium Series, Monday, March 26 in BAC-43 at 4 p.m. in the Blasingame Academic Complex. Newman will be discussing a formula for how to write for the TCAR writing exam as well as examine strategies to help students write proficiently.

The colloquium series was started in the Spring of 1995 to serve as a venue for department members and selected graduate students to share current research and interests.

The lectures are offered at no charge, and all area college and high school teachers are invited to attend. For more information, contact Union’s Department of Education at (901) 661-5387.


Media contact: Sara B. Horn, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

Union University Alert

Union University Announcement for March 5

Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Thursday, March 5, with all day classes canceled.

A decision on evening classes at Jackson and Germantown will be made by noon on Thursday. Hendersonville evening classes are canceled.

The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.


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