The American Chemical Society (ACS), the SENCER Centers of Innovation Southwest and South, and Bellhaven University welcome you to Jackson, Mississippi and to our symposium with a theme of STEM Education in Mississippi: Issues and Innovations. Throughout a full-day of activities, we will focus on use of innovative and proven pedagogy to reduce barriers to learning, student success, and retention. Presenters include educators and administrators from throughout the country. 

We look forward to seeing you at Belhaven’s Kim Center -- Friday, September 29, 2017! Remember to REGISTER so we know how many meals to prepare!

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John Ruskey

Lower Mississippi River Foundation
In addition to being an artist and musician, John is the most knowledgeable guide on the Lower Mississippi River; featured in the National Geographic, BBC, Outside Magazine and others. Formerly, he curated the Delta Blues Museum and co-founded the Delta Blues Education Fund. In 1998, he established Quapaw Canoe Company and the Mighty Quapaws Apprenticeship Program for the youth of the Mississippi Delta. John is the founding director of the Lower Mississippi River Foundation, and the author of the Rivergator: maps, photos, art, and one million words describing the big river from St. Louis to the Gulf. Free public access at www.rivergator.org.