Greensboro College Presents Colloquium on Teaching Abroad Oct. 24

(Last Updated On: October 5, 2017)

Michelle Plaisance

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro College presents the second Tannenbaum-Sternberger Colloquium of the academic year, on teaching abroad, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Hannah Brown Finch Memorial Chapel on campus.

Admission is free, and the public is invited.

The colloquium features two Greensboro College faculty members: Michelle Plaisance, associate professor of English and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, and Paula Wilder, adjunct instructor of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Their presentation, “Yes, This Workshop Should Make You Uncomfortable: Cultural Explorations Through Teaching Abroad,” is part of this year’s colloquium-series theme, “The International Community.”

Paula Wilder

The Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation, which underwrites the series, is a private foundation that strives to improve the quality of life for the people of Guilford County, N.C., by funding projects that make a difference in the lives of the people in the community.

For more information about the colloquia, contact Paul Leslie at 336-272-7102, ext. 5282, or email

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features an 18-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities.