Training Researchers to Inform Policy Workshop at UW – Milwaukee

A One-day Workshop Training Researchers to Inform Policy is a one-day workshop from the Scholars Strategy Network that gives scholars a hands-on introduction to effective principles of policy engagement. Designed for accomplished senior professors and advanced graduate students alike, scholars leave Training Researchers to Inform Policy workshops with tools to become powerful players in policy and build relationships with policymakers, civic leaders, and journalists. A Unique Training Training Researchers to Inform Policy is focused on one thing: giving researchers evidence-based, practical steps they take to ensure that research findings and researchers’ perspectives inform policy. The workshop gives scholars tools to map the policy landscape,…

Midwest Campus Compact Conference Registration Now Open!

MIDWEST CAMPUS COMPACT CONFERENCE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! 2019 Midwest Campus Compact Conference “Dispatches from the Midwest: Community, Collaboration, and Critical Perspectives” May 29 – 31, 2019 at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Pre-Conference Deep Dives Member  $50 Non member  $50 Full Conference Early Registration February 1, 2019 – April 15, 2019 Member rate – $300 Presenter rate – $300 Non Member rate – $500 Discounted rate (national service/student/nonprofit/planning committee) – $150 Full Conference Late Registration after April 15, 2019 and before May 16, 2019 Presenter rate – $300 Member – $400 Non Member – $600 Discounted Rate (national service/student/nonprofit/planning committee)…

2019 Civic Engagement Institute Registration Now Open!

The annual Campus Compact for Wisconsin Civic Engagement Institute (CEI) is a time for community and civic engagement professionals, faculty, and administrators to get together, reflect on their work, learn about cutting-edge practices and news ways to conduct their work, and discuss important topics related to strengthening the civic infrastructure on college campuses. The landscape of higher education funding and the economic impact of colleges on communities in the state of Wisconsin are changing, and campus leaders gather at the Institute to consider ways that colleges and universities may improve the quality of community life through civic engagement, produce solutions…

Hunger and Health Fellows Program & Hunger and Health Summit

Hunger and Health Summit Feeding Wisconsin is excited to announce that our 2019 Hunger and Health Summit, presented by UnitedHealthcare, will take place on March 25 and 26 at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells! Submit a Session! If you have a program, partnership, idea or policy that fights hunger, improves health, and strengthens communities, we would love to feature it at the Summit. Please read our Call for Proposals and click here to respond to our RFP. The deadline for session submissions is January 7, 2019. We look forward to reading your proposals! Register online: https://www.feedingwi.org/programs/conferences/2019_summit.php   Hunger and…

2019 Civic Engagement Institute Call for Proposals

2019 Civic Engagement Institute Call for Proposals! The Campus Compact for Wisconsin (CCWI) Civic Engagement Institute (CEI) connects faculty, professional staff, students, and campus and community leaders interested in higher education community engagement. It offers opportunities to network and learn from one another while engaging in knowledge- and skill-building sessions and discussing important issues for Wisconsin campuses and local communities. The 2019 CEI will be graciously hosted by Alverno College in Milwaukee, WI and will take place Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22. Registration and more details will be updated on our website in January 2019: https://wicampuscompact.org/events/civic-engagement-institute/ We are…

Civic Action Planning and Implementation Institute

On January 17, 2019, Iowa Campus Compact will host a second Civic Action Planning and Implementation Institute at the University of Iowa.  REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE AND CLOSES ON JANUARY 9, 2019. In 2016, member presidents and chancellors from across Wisconsin signed the National Campus Compact Civic Action Statement. The statement includes a commitment to develop and share a Civic Action Plan within a year. Nine member campuses in WI have submitted plans, and more are in the planning stages now. Several have also entered into the implementation phase. Similar participation was seen across Iowa. By attending this Institute, teams from member campuses will have the opportunity to consider…

Midwest Campus Compact Conference Call for Proposals

MIDWEST CAMPUS COMPACT CONFERENCE CALL FOR PROPOSALS Deadline: February 8, 2019 2019 Midwest Campus Compact Conference “Dispatches from the Midwest: Community, Collaboration, and Critical Perspectives” May 29 – 31, 2019 @ University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN CONFERENCE OVERVIEW The Campus Compacts of the Great Plains, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin invite proposals for the 2019 Midwest Campus Compact Conference, which will take place May 29 – 31, 2019, at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Whether you are new to community-engaged learning and scholarship, curious about learning the basics of community-campus partnerships, or a…

Marquette University Community Engagement Symposium

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM Deepening Partnerships in Pursuit of Social Justice Nov. 13, 2018 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Alumni Memorial Union 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. November 13, 2018, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 2018 Symposium Keynote Speaker: Dr. Howard Fuller Registration

Medical College of Wisconsin Community Engagement Conference

Medical College of Wisconsin Community Engagement Conference Fall Conference Registration Now Open! Registration is now open for the Community Engagement Fall Conference: Growing as a Leader through Community Engagement. Join MCW’s Office of Community Engagement on Thursday, November 1, and explore how community engagement provides opportunities for developing leadership potential. Good leaders and effective community-engaged professionals share many of the same qualities. During the Community Engagement Fall Conference, we’ll explore these commonalities across the community-academic partnership spectrum. You will also have the opportunity to learn from a visiting keynote in addition to MCW faculty, staff, and community partners who are…

2018-2019 Webinar Series

2018-2019 Webinar Series Campus Compact’s 2018-2019 webinar series takes the great and varied work happening on the ground around the country and brings it straight to your desk. Topics touch on issues of relevance to faculty, staff, students, and their partners in education and community building. Be sure to tune in to each session for information, tools, and resources to support and inspire you. The 2018-2019 webinar series is being offered free of charge, but all attendees must register.

2018 Healthiest State Summit webinar

As we prepare for the 2018 Healthiest State Summit, please join us for a webinar hosted by the Racism Declaration Workgroup. As one of the six health equity priorities identified during the 2017 Healthiest State Agenda Setting Convening, the Racism Declaration workgroup has engaged Dr. Monique Liston to provide a webinar to prepare participants for their time at the Racism Declaration Action Space at the Summit. Please note: All are welcome to join regardless of whether they are registered for the Action Space Session or for the Summit.   Webinar Details: Understanding Racism as a Public Health Issue Date and Time: September 6, 2018 12:00 PM-1:00…

WiCC 2018 Regional Meetings!

WiCC Fall Regional Meetings:  Mark Your Calendars!!  REGISTRATION OPEN October 3:  Moraine Park Technical College (Fond du Lac) October 8:  UW Superior October 12:  UW Parkside (Kenosha) November 9:  Western Technical College (LaCrosse)

Civic Action Plan Implementation Retreat

Implementing Your Civic Action Plan: A Retreat for Chief Academic and Student Affairs Officers and Civic Action Plan Implementation Teams Edgewood College President, Dr. Scott Flanagan, welcomed the group For the Civic Action Plan signatory campuses, CCWI hosted a free Civic Action Plan Implementation Retreat in Summer 2017, specifically designed for staff members from the chancellor’s / president’s offices, Provosts / Chief Academic Affairs Officers, Chief Student Affairs Officers, and select members of the campus Civic Action Planning Design Team. Participants were able to network with other chief administrators from across the country who have leveraged their positions to advance community engagement projects on…

Civic Action Statement

To advance the public purposes of higher education, presidents and chancellors across the U.S. in collaboration with Campus Compact affirm the following statements, which characterize our current commitments and name the ideals toward which we will work with renewed dedication, focus, and vigor. We empower our students, faculty, staff, and community partners to co-create mutually respectful partnerships in pursuit of a just, equitable, and sustainable future for communities beyond the campus—nearby and around the world. We prepare our students for lives of engaged citizenship, with the motivation and capacity to deliberate, act, and lead in pursuit of the public good….

National Campus Compact Conference

Every other year, Campus Compact holds an annual meeting at locations that rotate around the country. 2020 National Campus Compact Conference March 29-April 1, 2020 Seattle, WA Find out more on the national website!

Midwest Campus Compact Conference

The Midwest Campus Compact Conference is an annual collaboration between several state and regional compacts within the Midwest. The event is designed to provide professional development for those working at higher education community engagement, civic engagement, and service-learning efforts across the Midwest. It also provides a regional networking opportunity for colleagues in the field. The location rotates each year among the host states. 2019 Midwest Campus Compact Conference May 30-31, 2019 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Visit the Midwest Campus Compact website to learn more!

Regional Network Gatherings

CCWI regional network gatherings offer an opportunity to network and dialogue on high impact practices in community engagement. These meetings take place in four regions across Wisconsin each Fall. Gatherings are free to students, faculty, staff, and community partners from all member campuses. Each regional gathering is hosted by a CCWI member campus in the area. Each gathering will include the opportunity for members of the region to highlight community engagement projects and practices taking place on their campus. 2019 Regional Gatherings To Be Announced in late summer/early fall 2019! If you are interested in hosting a regional gathering, please reach out…

Civic Engagement Institute

The annual Campus Compact for Wisconsin Civic Engagement Institute (CEI) is a time for community and civic engagement professionals, faculty, and administrators to get together, reflect on their work, learn about cutting-edge practices and news ways to conduct their work, and discuss important topics related to strengthening the civic infrastructure on college campuses. The landscape of higher education funding and the economic impact of colleges on communities in the state of Wisconsin are changing, and campus leaders gather at the Institute to consider ways that colleges and universities may improve the quality of community life through civic engagement, produce solutions…