Schedule at a Glance:
Monday, February 25, 2018 – Conference
8:30 AM – 9:45 AM REGISTRATION AND LIGHT BREAKFAST
FULL-DAY DEEP DIVE SESSIONS – Deep-dive sessions provide professional development with clear deliverables and concrete “take-a-ways” for participants.
- 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM Critical Collaborations: Using Creative and Humanizing Research Methodologies to Honor Experience, Dismantle Oppression, and (maybe) Remake the World – Mark Latta, Marian University and DeAmon Harges and Wildstyle, The Learning Tree
- 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM Creating the World We Need: Introduction to Community Organizing – Melissa Gruver and Vanessa Pacheco, Purdue University
WORKSHOPS – During theses 50-minute interactive workshops, presenters will share information and best practices while encouraging creative thought and discussion, followed by a structured set of facilitated activities for audience participation. Presentations will include explicit suggestions for transferring the skills, models, and ideas learned to attendees’ own institutions.
- 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM Engaging in Difficult Conversations with Calm, Decorum, and Tact – Dan Griffith, IUPUI
- 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM Community College Think Tank – Kat Stremiecki, Executive Director of Student Life and Development, Ivy Tech Community College – Central Office and Laura Weaver, Director of Programs and Member Development, Indiana Campus Compact
12:00 PM – 1:20 PM
LUNCH – All sessions break for lunch and informal interest groups
HALF-DAY DEEP-DIVE – Deep-dive sessions will provide professional development with clear deliverables and concrete “take-a-ways” for participants.
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM Steps in the Development of a Service-Learning Project for Adult Students in an 8-week Online Format – Sonia Strevy and Katrina Katrina Boedeker, University of St. Francis
SPECIAL INSTITUTIONAL-LEVEL PROGRAMMING FOR UPPER LEVEL ADMINISTRATORS
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Evaluating Civic Engagement within the HLC Criteria for Accreditation, Karen J. Solomon, Vice President for Accreditation Relations, Higher Learning Commission
Monday, February 25, 2019 – Awards Gala
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Cocktail Reception and Social Practice Art master’s program exhibit
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Dinner
6:30 PM – 7:15 PM Keynote: Eboo Patel, Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core
7:15 PM – 8:00 PM Service Engagement Awards, Ehrlich Award, and 2018 Newman Civic Fellows medallions
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 – Conference
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
POSTER PRESENTATIONS AND RESOURCE ROUNDTABLES – Poster presentations and resource exchanges act as a showcase of scholarly work and program models in an informal setting. Attendees are free to move about the room to examine posters and resource exhibits and talk individually to the presenters
8:00 AM – 8:50 AM
The following Poster Presentations give participants a change to learn about results of research studies and see examples of service-learning, clinical or other community-based practices.
- Listen. Ask. Transform.: Meeting Family Needs to Enhance Early Education Outcomes, Kristi Hebert and Mary Jane Eisenhauer, Purdue University Northwest
- How Does Law Facilitate Versus Hinder Microfinance Initiatives in Small Countries: A Comparative Study, Sara Anne Hook and Audra Lawler, IUPUI
- Listening. Speaking, Transforming a School Community – One Student at a Time, Paula Jarrard, Indiana State University
- Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative, Joshua Novak, Matt Ryan, and Jeremy Charles, Indiana University Northwest
- Guided Pathways: Maximizing Student Achievement through Minimizing Choice, Emery Peck and Mia Johnson, Ivy Tech Community College Muncie
- Preparing Students to Impact Health Care Disparities in NWI: A Service Learning Project, Cindy Robbins, Purdue University Northwest
- Teach IT: Teaching Techies to Teach, Una Thacker, Indiana University Bloomington
The following Resource Roundtables provide participants and opportunity to learn about and take away with them innovative research activities, teaching techniques, curriculum designs, syllabi, or training manuals.
- Constitution Week Deliberation, Discussion and Collaboration, Kacey Jackson and Sarah Addy, Indiana University South Bend
- Finding Meaning through Reflection, Jordan Rogers, University of North Texas
- UIndyVotes! A Student Voter Registration Drive, Ally Nickerson and Laura Merriefield Wilson, University of Indianapolis
- Listen to Collaborate: Community Partners and University Faculty Working Together to Transform a Service-Learning Experience, Gail Hickey Purdue University Fort Wayne
HALF-DAY DEEP-DIVE SESSION – Deep-dive sessions will provide professional development with clear deliverables and concrete “take-a-ways” for participants.
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Critical Reflection Course Design Strategies: Equipping Students for Transformational Dialogues in Civic Contexts – Jeralyn Faris, Purdue University and Peggy Mims, Signature Healthcare Lafayette
CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS – During theses 50-minute interactive workshops, presenters will share information and best practices while encouraging creative thought and discussion, followed by a structured set of facilitated activities for audience participation. Presentations will include explicit suggestions for transferring the skills, models, and ideas learned to attendees’ own institutions.
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM
- Listening to Difference and the Limits of Imaginative Identification –Caitlin Smith-Oyekole, University of Notre Dame
- Hosting a Civic Leadership Academy on Your Campus – Elizabeth Bennion, Indiana University South Bend
- A mural, a tornado, and #NeverAgain – Billy Osteen, University of Canterbury
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
- Moving from “Listening to Communities” to Action – Megan Betz, Indiana University Bloomington, Efrat Feferman, Executive Director, United Way, and Lucy Schaich, Assistant Director, Bloomington Volunteer Network
- Listen, Collaborate, Transform: Reimagining our Institutional Learning Outcomes—the IUPUI+ – Kristy Sheeler, IUPUI
- Mobile Clinic Model in the contexts of Gray, TN and Northwest IN – Julie Lara, Purdue Northwest
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM
- Fostering Dialogue across Differences – Dan Griffiths, IUPUI
- Transforming Northeast Indiana through Translation – Luis Camargo Paramo, and Talia Bugel, Purdue Fort Wayne
- Transformational Learning Through an Interdisciplinary Refugee Simulation and Reflection – Sarah Neal, Lynn Schmidt, Kari Miller, Denna Thompson, Anderson University
CLOSING LUNCHEON AND CLOSING PANEL
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Listening. Talking. Transforming.: A conversation about the rhetoric of our time and how we can learn to listen to “the other” with stories, and by correcting old histories. Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Senior Rabbi Emerita, Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, Joseph Tucker Edmonds, Assistant Professor Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, and Marisol Morales, Vice President of Network Development, Campus Compact.