Content with Topics : Engaged Curriculum

Fall 2018 Kick-off Packet

Start the New Academic Year with Support from Indiana Campus Compact! Welcome back to campus, partners & friends: This time of year offers a certain nostalgia that makes me eager to get back into the swing of our work. While community engagement doesn’t follow a specific calendar and keeps us busy year round, it’s you, our trusted colleagues, who begin to reemerge within our inboxes and through our phones. It’s a reminder that none of us are in this work alone, and that we need each other to truly meet our goals. Our team here at Indiana Campus Compact has…

Indiana Campus Compact Announces 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status

Indiana Campus Compact Prepares College and University Students to Advance the Public Good in their Communities Indiana Campus Compact Student Nominees for the Richard J. Wood Award Indianapolis, IN – Indiana Campus Compact is proud to announce its designation by the Internal Revenue Service as a public charity with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. With this new designation, Indiana Campus Compact can broaden its access to resources and strengthen its ability to serve institutions of higher education and their community partners across the state of Indiana. “Obtaining 501(c)(3) status is a major milestone…

Connecting Campuses with Communities

Developing. Engaging. Exploring. Indiana Campus Compact and the Center for Service and Learning invite you to attend the 2019 Connecting Campuses with Communities (CCC) conference. Who should attend? Scholars who are interested in enhancing their service-learning/community-based courses and advancing their research on service-learning and community engagement Practitioners whose primary job is to support faculty development, and develop community-campus partnerships, and strengthen campus-wide community engagement efforts. The week-long conference is a two-part event that focuses on building a network of scholars and practitioners and offers participants the opportunity to attend either the Service-Learning Institute or the Research Academy, or maximize their professional development by attending…

Publications by Indiana Campus Compact

Charting the Course for Service Learning: From Curriculum Considerations to Advocacy—A Faculty Development Workbook (Editors: Mary Jane Eisenhauer, Nancy B. Marthakis, J.R. Jamison, and Marifran Mattson) This faculty development workbook will help you or your faculty map the course for service-learning at your institution while providing prompts for exploration and examples and downloadable templates for tangible navigational tools.  From curriculum considerations, choosing the right community partner, budgets and funding, promotion/tenure/faculty rewards, to become an advocate at your institution (plus much, much more), the design of the workbook allows for the flexibility to start at the beginning and work your way…

New Focus on the Community Engagement Professional

The number of administrative staff who support community engagement within higher education has grown exponentially over the past 10-12 years. Looking at the 2014 Campus Compact survey, 100% of respondents report having dedicated engagement staff. Looking at a survey of Carnegie Classified institutions, 91% of respondents reported having full-time administrative staffing for their engagement centers (Welch & Saltmarsh, 2013). Despite their growing numbers, there has been very little empirical literature focused on these administrative stakeholders, such as myself. As a group, we influence the ways faculty, students, community partners, and institutional leaders implement and evolve engagement within higher education. We…