Arbor School & Marylhurst

A new article on Marylhurst University’s web page features the partnership between the college and Arbor School that allows Arbor Apprentices to earn their MAT degrees. In the ACT model, “[a] two-year intensive approach situates the learning inside the classroom, rather than the university. [ACT Director Kit] Hawkins described the university as being ‘complementary’ to the classroom. This is not to dismiss the importance of accredited, master-level coursework. Rather, it synthesizes the two; theory and experience inform one another simultaneously.” Read the full text here—and note the mention of another exciting Arbor-Marylhurst cooperative project: bringing Dr. Susan Engel to the two campuses October 10-11. Dr. Engel’s lecture, panel discussion, and teaching workshops are free and open to the public, but space is limited, so register now!