Indiana Campus Compact Grants Over $30,000 for Community Engagement Work Across The State

Indiana Campus Compact's robust grant program supports faculty, staff, and students at partner campuses in their work to advance the public good in their communities and foster positive change for thousands of Hoosiers.

THE UNIVERSITY OF INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Dr. Laura Merrifield Wilson will create a toolkit to make it easy for communities across the state to use the existing, but sparsely utilized state-wide Hoosier Hall Pass program to enable 16 and 17-year-olds to serve as poll workers for academic recognition.

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA, EVANSVILLE

Dr. Ilfa Zhulamanova will develop the Storytelling Project, which will establish a connection between the University of Southern Indiana Early Childhood Education program and Carver Community Center (CCC) to provide a real-life learning experience for teacher candidates and an enriched, culturally appropriate experience for the children.

TAYLOR UNIVERSITY, UPLAND, IN

Dr. Kiplangat Cheruiyot Bii (Chip) will develop the project Mapping Immigration Locally through Taylor World Outreach, which will support students who are part of the international experience translate those personal experiences into to local context and response.

PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST, HAMMOND, IN

Dr. Christopher K. Belous and Emily E. Schulz will use the funding to get the digital video recording equipment necessary to provide quality supervision experiences for their students at community-based externship sites during their second year of clinical training.

Dr. Patrick Keegan is collaborating with Highland Middle School to create an eighth-grade social studies curriculum that develops social-emotional learning competencies outlined by the Indiana Department of Education

MARY’S COLLEGE, SOUTH BEND, IN

Dr. Marjorie Schaeffer and Dr. Jessica Coblentz will lead an interdisciplinary group of researchers to measure shifts in faculty attitudes towards the value and practice of inclusive pedagogy focusing on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice

IUPUI, INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Dr. Mary F. Price will lead a team of researchers to co-create a Toolkit to assess community-campus partnership quality, distill implications of their results, determine actions to take in order to improve their partnership quality and impact, and monitor enhancements.

Learn how you can be part of this incredible work, contact Laura Weaver at laura@incampuscompact.org for information on grants and other Indiana Campus Compact Initiatives.