REC Seminars & Presentations

REC Fall Kick-Off and 5th Birthday Celebration

Monday, September 27, 2021 — 12pm (ET)

Join us on Monday, September 27 at 12pm (ET) to start a new year with the Religion & Education Collaborative! We will be looking back at what the REC and its members have accomplished over the past five years. And, we will be looking towards the future, announcing exciting new projects, and asking for your input on how the REC can continue to grow and serve this community.

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Recent Events

The Search for the “Right” College: An Overview of White Evangelical College Decision-Making with Implications for Practice 

September 21, 2023 — Although white evangelicals have long been skeptical about non-sectarian higher education, the current climate in the United States necessitates a fresh look at possible sources of their beliefs. Edwards’s research seeks to understand how evangelical high school students navigate the college enrollment process in the current polarized climate.

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Developing Religious Literacy in Iowa Schools

Tuesday, June 20, 2023 — Mike Graziano, University of Northern Iowa

Developing local religious literacy programming can be both challenging and rewarding. In this session, Michael Graziano will provide a brief overview of the “Iowa Religious Literacy Program,” which provides professional development opportunities to Iowa public school teachers through addressing specific local religious literacy concerns.

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