SEEKING CO-CHAIR

Call for Co-Chair for the 2019-2020 Community of Practice Tracking & Monitoring Community Engagement: I.T. and the C.E.P. Download flyer to share with colleagues Who are we looking for? An individual who can help us build a community around the topic of information technology (e.g. Collaboratory, GivePulse, GalaxyDigital, OrgSync, Lyons, Time2Track, Digital Measures-Activity Insight, etc.) and the practices of tracking or monitoring community engagement in higher education. The ideal candidate will be a staff or faculty member at any Campus Compact partner campus in the country, who has 2-5 years of experience in evaluating, onboarding, integrating, and sustaining one or…

Call for Manuscripts! JCEHE Special Edition on Critical Service-Learning

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Community Engagement and Higher Education and Indiana Campus Compact are partnering for a special edition dedicated to Critical Service-Learning. This issue will be guest edited by Dr. Tania D. Mitchell. CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS READ PRESS RELEASE Critical service-learning is an approach to community engagement that prioritizes attention to social change by interrogating systems and structures of inequality, questioning the distribution of power, and seeking to develop authentic relationships among students, faculty, community partners and members (Mitchell, 2008). Scholars and practitioners of critical service-learning and social justice are invited to submit manuscripts…

ICC Reads – Fall 2018 Session

Indiana Campus Compact’s Book Club – ICC Reads is in its third iteration! Join us this fall on Fridays at noon. This session of ICC Reads will focus on Community-Based Research (CBR) and feature the text Community-Based Research: Teaching for Community Impact edited by Mary Beckman and Joyce F. Long (2016, Stylus). Participants will be introduced to the historical and key concepts of community-engaged scholarship and frameworks for organizing CBR before diving deeper into various case studies that address specific questions related to community-based research as a strategy for engaged teaching and learning. Join us on Fridays at noon, REGISTER HERE 9/14,…

2018 Service Engagement Summit Concurrent Sessions

10:10-11:00 AM Workshops Workshops offer dynamic presentations related to higher education’s role in social justice, which will encourage creative thought and discussion, followed by a structured set of facilitated activities for audience participation.Susan Tancock, Professor, Department of Elementary Education, Sadie Matchett, Preservice Teacher, and  Kylie Kaminski, Preservice Teacher – Ball State University This session details a program of community-engaged teacher preparation that prioritizes the wisdom and expertise of community members in the development of culturally responsive, socially-just, equity-focused future teachers. A focus on the pedagogies employed to achieve this end will provide participants practical strategies through which to promote authentic engagement in their own…

Best Practices in Assessing Community Engagement (BPACE)

make your time with students and community meaningful Best Practices in Assessing Community Engagement (BPACE or “Bee-Pace”) is a catalog of learning opportunities for faculty and staff in higher education. Through BPACE, participants can increase their knowledge, skills, and attitudes around not only various inquiry practices – assessment, evaluation, tracking, monitoring, etc. –  but also the variety of initiatives, programs, or pedagogies that connect campus – its people, resources, practices) with community (our people, assets, organizations, issues or problems, etc.. overview Since 2014, Indiana Campus Compact has made it a priority to provide our partners with support and service that…

Indiana Campus Compact Service Engagement Summit

 Join us for the 8th Annual Service Engagement Summit: Connecting Across Divides, February 26-27, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN The annual event aims to help embed human rights and social justice into higher education. This year we are exploring how to cross the many divides that plague our society. FEATURING KEYNOTE ADDRESSES BY:   Eva Mozes Kor, a survivor of the Holocaust who, with her twin sister Miriam, was subjected to human experimentation under Josef Mengele at Auschwitz.  Kor received international attention when she publicly forgave the Nazis for what had been done to her.     Amal Kassir, a Syrian-American international spoken…

True Stories of Engagement: Higher Education for Democracy

True Stories of Engagement: Higher Education for Democracy March 25-28, 2018, Indianapolis, Indiana 2018 CAMPUS COMPACT NATIONAL CONFERENCE   conference.compact.org True Stories of Engagement: Higher Education for DemocracyRegister now, and don’t forget to share your story of engagement with us! Submit a proposal by June 30th, 2017. Join us for our 2018 National Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. The conference will feature pre-conference institutes, plenary sessions, networking opportunities, and over 50 breakout sessions, as well as a Summit of Presidents and Chancellors from Sunday March 26-Monday March 27, 2018. Learn More Register Now 

ICC Reads Discussion Group

ICC Reads is an online book discussion group in which individuals from Indiana Campus Compact partner institutions talk about selected texts related to service-learning and community engagement. Selected readings will focus on topics that can relate to a broad audience and will encourage participants to explore new and innovative ways of examining the field. Discussions will be led by Laura Weaver, Director of Programs and Member Development. Depending on interest, participants will be encouraged to co-facilitate discussion sessions.Publicly Engaged Scholars: Next Generation Engagement and the Future of Higher Education Edited by Margaret A. Post, Elaine Ward, Nicholas V. Longo, and…

Call for Feedback: President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Compact Nation is pleased to present a unique opportunity to provide feedback on the application process for the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Please join us on February 15, 2017 for an hour-long webinar in which facilitators will ask attendees questions about such as: What is the burden for collecting data and narratives to complete the application? How is the data useful to your institution beyond this recognition? How does the institution leverage the recognition received from this process? Does this application reflect the current state of community service in higher education? If so, how. If not, why not. What are…

MAKING RIPPLES Student Webinar Series

This FREE monthly webinar series for students from Indiana Campus Compact partner campuses who are devoted to work in and with communities will focus on topics of interest to students across Indiana. Presentations will focus on topics such as finding funding to support your community-based work, planning Martin Luther King Day of Service and Spring Break Service experiences, telling your story in a meaningful way, and how to highlight your service experiences on your resume. See sessions below. Join the conversation on the 2nd Tuesday in September, October, November, December, January, February, March, and April from 4:00 PM – 5:15…

7th Annual Service Engagement Summit

We will focus on the role of social justice in higher education through the lens of power, privilege, and the coming together of communities. Keynote addresses by: Kimberly Dark, award winning writer, storyteller, performer, and speaker who helps audiences discover that we are creating the world, even as it creates us. Ashley C. Ford, writer, editor, teacher, and speaker who is currently co-editing the anthology Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture with Roxane Gay. Awards Gala with cocktail reception, dinner, and keynote address. Deep dive workshops from Robert Bringle, IUPUI, Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Philanthropic Studies; Senior Scholar, IUPUI…

Civic Action Planning Webinars

Many college and university Presidents and Chancellors in Indiana have signed Campus Compact’s 30th Anniversary Action Statement and made a commitment to develop a Campus Civic Action Plan over the course of the next year. In addition to the 3 national Civic Action Planning Institutes, Indiana Campus Compact is hosting a series of webinars and technical assistance calls beginning in August designed to provide planning teams with inspiration, information, and time to share resources and ideas for leveraging existing campus infrastructure for engagement and for boldly exploring new areas and opportunities for impact. Webinars will also focus on how existing…

Tips and Best Practices for Completing the Annual Survey from Campus Compact

 

This webinar is for Campus Compact members only Campus Compact Partners: FREE Non-Campus Compact Partners: Not eligible to attend Register here by 8:00 PM October 4, 2016 It’s that time of year again: Time to share information and stories about your institution’s community engagement activities! The Annual Survey from Campus Compact is an opportunity for our partner campuses to provide important data regarding the institutionalization of community engagement and the actualized product(s) and “outcomes” or “impact” of that effort (e.g., number of students involved in curricular engagement; number of faculty who taught a community-based course, number of hours students spent in co-curricular…

Intentional Design Webinar

 

Intentional Design: Moving beyond singular-focused projects in order to build capacity and impact. Facilitated by Mandi McReynolds June 16, 2016 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm EDT / 11:00 am – 12:15 pm CDT Registration is now closed. If you have registered for the webinar but still need the login information please contact Laura Weaver at weaverla {at} iupui(.)edu The webinar is free for members of Indiana Campus Compact partner campuses. Grab a pen or electronic device and get ready for a reflective and action planning webinar to help you consider how to deliberately design your community engagement courses or programs to be well-rounded…

Engaged Scholar’s Roundtable with Dr. Gen Shaker

 

Faculty Work and the Public Good – Reframing Academic Professionalism to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century Presenter: Dr. Genevieve Shaker, Assistant Professor, Philanthropic Studies Date: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 Time: Noon – 1:15 p.m. REGISTER The Engaged Scholars’ Roundtable showcases scholarly practice and innovation by IUPUI faculty and partners which honor the tenets of Ernest Boyer’s concept of “Scholarship of Engagement.” The roundtable series provides an avenue for interdisciplinary dialogue and reflection on key topics associated with community-engaged teaching, research and scholarship. In this edition of the ESR, join in a discussion about faculty and the contributions that…

Connecting Campuses with Communities

Institute Objectives: • To increase the number of high quality service learning courses • To share promising practices and generate new ideas • To enhance reflection, assessment, and partnerships in service learning classes • To enhance reflection, assessment, and partnerships in service learning classes • To enhance reflection, assessment, and partnerships in service learning classes • To build a network of service learning practitioners Institute Topics: • Designing courses for well-integrated service learning • Creating and assessing learning outcomes • Developing meaningful reflection activities • Collaborating with community partners as co-educators

Engaged Global Learning Presentation

Cooperating across Cultures, Building Global Solidarity: Conceptualizing and Assessing Engaged Global Learning. Conceptual models and assessment tools that address both students and communities are needed to enable practitioners, in curricular or co-curricular contexts, to create transformative student learning and community capacity building environments.In this presentation, join Dr. Eric Hartman, Assistant Professor, Staley School of Leadership Studies, Kansas State University and recipient of the 2013 Emerging Scholar Award from the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement , as he shares a conceptually integrated approach to assess and evaluate intercultural communication and global citizenship development through globally engaged learning.Participants will leave this…

Applications now open for Best Practices in Assessing Community Engagement Group

Best Practices in Assessing Community Engagement (BPACE or “Bee-Pace”) is a discussion and networking opportunity for faculty and staff at Campus Compact partner institutions Assessment is a core strategy that you should be using to better understand how your course or program influences your students’ civic learning and development. PURPOSE & GOAL The overall purpose of this opportunity is to build the capacity of individuals to assess student civic learning and development that occurs within a course or program at your higher education institution.  The goal of this opportunity is for participants to create an assessment plan that can be…

2015 IARSLCE Research Conference: Revolutionary Scholarship

The IARSLCE annual research conference is targeted to scholars, practitioners, students, and community partners interested in research on service-learning, community-based research, campus-community partnerships, and civic learning outcomes in P-20 education. Attendees include faculty, administrators, and scholar-practitioners in higher education, community partners, educators in P-12, and professionals and leaders in educational policy and community development.

The Assessment Institute in Indianapolis

The Assessment Institute in Indianapolis is the nation’s oldest and largest event focused exclusively on outcomes assessment in higher education. We anticipate that some 1000 educators from virtually every state and several other countries will take part in the 2015 Institute.Don’t miss these pre-cons: Assessing Student Civic and Global LearningBuilding Institutional Capacity to Monitor and Assess Community-Engaged ActivitiesVisit the Assessment Institute’s website to learn more and to register.

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