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January 2019

Civic Action Plan Institute

January 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Iowa Memorial Union, University of Iowa, 125 N Madison St
Iowa City, 52242 United States
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$25

REGISTER HERE Registration is now available and closes on January 9, 2019. This event is designed for campus Civic Action Plan teams to come together, get new tools and insights and connect with other campus teams. Teams can be in the planning stages or focused on implementation and can include individuals from across campus and beyond including faculty, staff, administrators, students and community partners. Teams may already be formed or can be gathered for this event. Those forming teams should consider engaging leaders from across campus including faculty, staff from a variety of areas (diversity, ministry, teaching and learning, research, etc), student leaders, and community partners. Teams will have the opportunity to consider new strategies for civic action including applying an equity lens and engaging key campus leaders and will have the opportunity to work together and receive expert consultation on their planning and/or implementation. In the afternoon, teams can spend time getting to know colleagues from other campuses across the state…

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Webinar – Placed-Based Community Engagement in Higher Education

January 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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REGISTER HERE for this FREE webinar! Widely known through the work of the Harlem Children’s Zone and the federal government’s Promise and Choice Neighborhood programs, geographically specific community engagement initiatives have the potential to positively address the challenges of inequity and injustice within our communities. While we may be familiar with these types of place-based initiatives from non-profit organizations or governmental grants, less is known about this type of strategy in higher education. This webinar will include a presentation of a recent national study and the facilitators’ recent book on place-based community engagement in higher education, followed by an exploration of several of the most salient topics arising from this promising new strategy.   Erica Yamamaura – is Associate Professor and Program Liaison Coordinator of the Student Development Administration Program at Seattle University. A long-time believer in the use of service-learning and community-based projects as part of her pedagogy, she engages in project-based learning in graduate education in her work at Seattle University. Since…

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“Fueling for the Marathon” (a Carnegie application workshop)

January 25, 2019
Indiana University Bloomington
$120

Indiana Campus Compact is hosting two events as a means of supporting institutions as they prepare their applications for Carnegie’s Elective Classification for Community Engagement. These events – “FUELING FOR THE MARATHON” workshops – are a part of Indiana Campus Compact’s ongoing Carnegie series "It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Applying for Carnegie’s Classification for Community Engagement in Higher Education." More information on these two events and the series can be found here. The cost for the events is $120 per campus team (up to 5 people) and includes a light breakfast and lunch. If interested, institutions would only choose one of the two dates to attend: November 30, 2018 at Indiana University South Bend (South Bend, Indiana) January 25, 2019 at Indiana University Bloomington (Bloomington, Indiana) What is this event? An off-site gathering for campus teams who are engaged in the process of organizing and compiling the application for the 2020 distinction.  This event will allow the time/space to dig deep, and…

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February 2019

Webinar – What Went Wrong? A Partnership Analysis Framework

February 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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REGISTER HERE for this FREE webinar! Building on the 2014 “What Went Wrong?” conference, this session offers a framework for analyzing and transcending the wrongness of structures and practices in community-academic research, education, and social action partnerships that limit effective democratic participation of and the distribution of power with those who experience marginalization. Susan Gust – is a community activist and small business owner. In 2003-04 she was named a Humphrey Institute Public Policy Fellow at the University of Minnesota. She co-founded and chaired the Phillips Neighborhood Healthy Housing Collaborative a community-university and public agency research partnership. Cathy Jordan – is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Extension at the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on community-based research projects that aim to address community-defined needs, contribute to social and policy change, enhance scientific methodology, and contribute valid information to our knowledge base.  Brian Lozenski – is Assistant Professor of Urban and Multicultural Education at Macalester College. His research explores the intersections of critical participatory…

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Webinar – Integrating civic outcomes across a major or program: Curriculum design and mapping for civic learning

February 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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REGISTER HERE for this FREE webinar! In this webinar attendees will focus on identifying, articulating, and mapping civic learning and developmental outcomes (civic identity, civic-mindedness, civic agency, civic literacy, intercultural competency, etc.) for their program of study or major. A curriculum map is a tool to assure the content of a program of study or major is being presented and assessed, all content is linked to learning goals (e.g. institutional, accreditor), and that content is sufficient to reach learning and developmental goals. A curriculum mapping exercise can show gaps in learning, overlaps in content, and indicate where weaknesses or opportunities can and should be addressed.   Anne Weiss has over seven years of experience in leading collaborative assessment, evaluation, and inquiry projects focused on resolving complex problems within higher education institutions- especially as it relates to civic or community engagement.  In the role of Director of Assessment with Campus Compact of Indiana, Anne develops data collection instruments, conducts literature reviews, performs data…

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March 2019

Webinar – Exploring the Connection: Community Engagement and College Completion

March 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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REGISTER HERE for this FREE webinar! Colleges and universities face the significant challenge to help students from all backgrounds enter and complete college in a timely manner. This webinar will highlight the potential that community engagement offers to increase college completion rates, using specific research studies that have contributed to the growing body of evidence that connects community engagement with student success for all students.   Lynn E. Pelco, Ph.D., is associate vice provost for community engagement in the Division of Community Engagement at Virginia Commonwealth University where she also directs the Office of Service-Learning. She earned her Ph.D. in school psychology from the Pennsylvania State University and has held clinical, administrative and faculty appointments at the University of South Australia, Bucknell University, The College of William and Mary, and The Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine. Her research interests include university-community partnerships, service-learning, and university student development.   Helen Rosenberg, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Sociology/Anthropology and directs…

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Civic Engagement Institute

March 21, 2019 - March 22, 2019
Alverno College, Bucyrus Conference Center
Milwaukee, WI 53234 United States
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April 2019

Webinar – Census 2020 and Higher Education

April 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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REGISTER HERE for this FREE webinar! Through this webinar, we will discuss the vital role that colleges and universities can play in ensuring a fair and complete count in the 2020 Census.  A complete count is essential to ensuring that states maintain their federal funding levels and their representation in federal government. By working with students, staff, faculty, administrators, and most importantly, community partners, colleges and universities can support their communities in maintaining important resources.  In this webinar, we will explore available resources as well as highlight schools gearing up for this work in 2020.   Sherrie J. Taylor, Northern Illinois University Center for Governmental Studies Research Associate and Liaison to the State Data Center, joined CGS full-time in April 2001, after working as a Graduate Assistant for two years. She works with the public and a wide range of institutions in supplying data knowledge based primarily on the public data provided by state and federal agencies. As the project manager…

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May 2019

Midwest Campus Compact Conference

May 30, 2019 - May 31, 2019

Dispatches from the Midwest: Community, Collaboration, and Critical Perspectives   May 30-31, 2019, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota Visit the conference website here.  Call for Session Proposals: Submit your session proposal here Session proposals are due February 8, 2019 Whether you are new to civic and community engagement, curious about learning the basics of campus-community partnerships, or a seasoned professional seeking innovative approaches and discussion of important issues, this conference will provide opportunities to learn, explore, connect, and prepare for bold, thoughtful action. Who should attend? Faculty engaged or interested in community-based learning, research, or other collaborative efforts; staff and administrators in student affairs, academic affairs, and other areas (e.g., diversity, equity, and inclusion, institutional research and assessment); student leaders; and community. Pre-Conference Deep Dives* Member - $50 Non member - $50 Full Conference Early Registration February 1, 2019 – April 15, 2019** Member - $300 Non Member - $500 Discounted Rate (national service/student/nonprofit/planning committee) – $150 Full Conference Late Registration…

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March 2020

Campus Compact 2020 National Conference

March 29, 2020 - April 1, 2020
Hyatt Regency Seattle, 808 Howell Street
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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