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Inside NCECA: Vol 2, No. 2 – Volunteering

By |2015-11-13T10:01:49-05:00October 31st, 2015|Categories: Featured, Inside NCECA, Kansas City, Member Opportunities|

The NCECA organization and conference is powered predominantly by a team of passionate people that we call volunteers.  This level of involvement can be both eye-opening and even life-altering.  Volunteering has so many benefits, ranging from seeing the conference from a real inside [...]

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Fellowship application deadline is closing on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 11:59pm EST

By |2015-10-19T21:00:30-05:00October 20th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Member Opportunities, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , , |

Calling all undergraduate and graduate ceramic students and multicultural applicants!! We have finally reached the absolute deadline for applications for the Regina Brown Undergraduate Student Fellowship, NCECA Graduate Student Fellowship and the Multicultural Fellowship. This is your last second reminder! [...]

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registration.is.open

By |2015-10-01T16:34:54-05:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Conference Cities, Featured, Kansas City, Member Opportunities, Member Stories|

Yes, that's right, earlier than ever before (i think)!  You can now register for what will certainly be one of the most legendary events in ceramic history, at the lowest price there will be.  A full conference pass is under $200 [...]

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Thank you for your Vote, NCECA Members!!!

By |2015-09-17T10:26:47-05:00September 17th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Member Opportunities, Student Concerns|

In case you missed the memo from NCECA in your email, here it is: NCECA recently shared that a vote on bylaws amendments put before the membership had failed to reach a quorum as of June 30, 2015. We are [...]

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Student Slide Forum…redesigned

By |2015-09-10T14:09:42-05:00September 10th, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Conference Programming, Featured, Member Opportunities, Student Concerns|

STUDENTS - What can you share about your work, your process, or your research in just 7 minutes? Student led presentations are now a regular feature of the annual NCECA conference program. Some years prior to today’s increased level of [...]

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Glenda M Taylor Memorial Ride

By |2015-09-02T07:26:49-05:00September 2nd, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Kansas City, Member Opportunities|

Calling all Cyclists!  As you start to think about travel plans for the 2016 conference in Kansas City, please try to include Tuesday in your trip.  We are planning a group ride in memory of Glenda Taylor.  This ride was [...]

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NCECA Honors and Awards—Nominate Now!

By |2015-08-28T09:47:51-05:00August 28th, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, 50th Anniversary, Conference Programming, Featured, Kansas City, Member Opportunities|

The nominations for NCECA Honors and Awardees always seem to fall right around the time that the Emmy’s recognize excellence in the television industry. I have a close relationship with someone that’s been trying to get me to go for [...]

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NCECA Open Volunteer Board Positions—Nominate Now!

By |2015-08-25T11:13:02-05:00August 25th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Member Opportunities|Tags: |

2013 NCECA Board hard at work in Providence. 2015 NCECA board hard at work in Kansas City.               Over the years some amazing individuals have come forward to serve NCECA. We've [...]

in the “blinc” of an eye….

By |2015-07-23T11:44:43-05:00July 23rd, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Member Opportunities|

What's a blinc? It's a fresh new "concise presentation format", NCECA style!   What's a "concise presentation format"? It can be lots of things.  One example of a concise presentation is the Ted Talk, which allows 18 minutes per speaker. [...]

Proposed Bylaw change: An opposing view

By |2015-07-15T14:06:34-05:00July 17th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Member Opportunities|

I love our organization.  I love that our membership cares about what the board does. I love that we truly are member-driven.  I love that members take the time to express their opinions.  Recently, I received an email from a member [...]

A Student’s Perspective on Student Programming

By |2015-06-21T08:15:14-05:00June 21st, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Member Opportunities, Student Concerns|

The June 24th deadline for submitting proposals for Student Perspectives is right around the corner.  Have you ever thought about organizing a panel, presenting a new idea or intriguing hordes of NCECA members with your amazing ideas? Last year I [...]

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Connect & Discuss

By |2015-06-20T10:59:13-05:00June 20th, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, Featured, Member Opportunities|

Topical Discussions and NCECA connections are a substantial component to programming because it offers a participatory platform for voices to be heard and to surround conversations about subjects that are important to our membership. Have you felt there is a [...]

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GOT INNOVATIVE PROJECT? Apply to 2016 NCECA Projects Space!

By |2015-06-18T16:02:12-05:00June 19th, 2015|Categories: 2016 Exhibitions, Featured, Member Opportunities|

If you have been working on something in your studio that does not quite fit in a gallery setting or a theatre or in any traditional space at all, Project Space might be the right place for you. NCECA’s Projects [...]

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Proposed Bylaws Amendment – VOTE NEEDED!

By |2015-06-11T14:43:36-05:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Member Opportunities|

In May 2015, more than 2/3-majority of NCECA’s Board of Directors voted to amend the organization’s bylaws. Because these bylaws affect the way that some members of the board are determined, these amendments must now come before NCECA’s membership for [...]