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From: "Jack Butler" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] BA in Genealogical Studies at Akamai University
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 21:09:40 -0500
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What is the accrediting body for your institution, Jeanette?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeanette Daniels" <>
To: "Melinde Sanborn" <>; <>
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 8:48 PM
Subject: Re: [APG] BA in Genealogical Studies at Akamai University


> Melinde:
>
> Although Sharon's approach is not my own, I thought it was well
> thought-out and would work for a genealogy degree. I'm sorry to hear that
> it didn't work. She shouldn't give up. HGC realized that it needed to
> break off and be an independent college in order to really have control
> and get things started. She might want to detach herself from a
> traditional college in order to publicize the degree and get more people
> involved as well as students.
>
> Jeanette
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Melinde Sanborn <>
> To:
> Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 6:08:51 PM
> Subject: Re: [APG] BA in Genealogical Studies at Akamai University
>
> Actually, the college program Sharon Sergeant described ran at Lesley
> University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A reader of this list, who
> probably
> does not wish to be identified, was listed as the first "trial" class
> professor. It is my understanding that it failed due to
> under-subscription.
>
> Melinde
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:] On Behalf
> Of
> Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 7:59 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [APG] BA in Genealogical Studies at Akamai University
>
> Well, I AM a "genealogical researcher . . . who had many clients over the
> years and once made her living from genealogy through client research,
> teaching, lecturing, writing, editing, and publishing--starting in the
> late
> 1970s. My students WILL have hands-on experience.
>
> I also thought Sharon Sergeant had an excellently thought-out program and
> I
> was totally on board, but, ultimately, it never came to fruition for
> whatever reason. At some point, the genealogical community needs to help
> bring one of these opportunities to life and give it a shot. That's what
> I,
> through Akamai, am trying to do.
>
> Regards, Carolyn
>
>
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