TITLE

FROM THE EDITOR

AUTHOR(S)
Lunsford, Dale A.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Marketing Education Review;Summer99, Vol. 9 Issue 2, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on a tragedy that took place in the Texas A&M university (TAMU) when the bonfire structure collapsed killing 11 students and critically injuring five others. Reaction to the tragedy at TAMU is a reminder of the unique community that are all universities. No where is community more tangible than at TAMU and the manner in which students and faculty came together to mourn was inspiring. The author often uses the community of learners concept with an emphasis on learning and little thought about community. The campus remains a rare place in the society and a defining phase in the lives of the students. There is no other place or time quite like it. Yet, one often fails to recognize and reflect upon the special place in the community that is the university. It is easy to overlook the special place in the lives of the students.
ACCESSION #
17753529

 

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