Welcome New Members: UC Irvine, Lansing Community College, Bellevue College


Imagining America is delighted to start 2018 with delightful news of three new member institutions joining the consortium!  Read about the new member’s featured work and new campus representatives.



University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA)

Welcome UC Irvine to the Imagining America consortium, and appreciation to Ana Elizabeth Rosas, Associate Professor, Chicano/Latino Studies, for her active involvement in the Imagining America Southern California regional cluster.  Thank you, UC Irvine, for sending nine faculty members and students to our annual conference!


Lansing Community College (Lansing, MI)

The campus shares two amazing projects with us—one even inspired during the 2017 Imagining America conference! Read more.
Thank you, Lansing Community College, for generously sending six faculty members to our annual conference!

Welcome new Campus Representatives:
• Melissa Kaplan, Performing Arts Producer and Advisory Committee, Center for Engaged Inclusion
• Barbara Clauer, English Program Faculty, ENGL 122 Composition II Co-Coordinator


Bellevue College (Bellevue, WA)

Welcome new Campus Representatives:
• Michael Reese, Director of Program Development, RISE Learning Institute
• Sapan Parekh, Associate director for Service Learning & Community Engagement
• Scott Bessho, Assistant Dean, Arts & Humanities; Senior Associate Professor in English