Content with Topics : Engaged Scholarship

Indiana State University Professor to study congested traffic and current system of monitoring congestion

Dr. Michael Williamson, Assistant Professor in the College of Technology at Indiana State University, is currently focusing his community-engaged research on studying factors that affect transportation safety utilizing a state of the art driving simulator located at Indiana State University. This research aims to improve the transportation options for older adults and underrepresented groups, and identify factors that will improve the safety on roadways through crash data modeling, and improve traffic flow through the use of Intelligent Transportation System Technologies.    Committed to community engagement, Indiana State University is adding $750 as a cash match to the $2,500 High-Impact Community Engagement…

Dr. Cristina Santamaría Graff talks about her innovative Family as Faculty program

Listen to the Compact Nation Podcast Season 4, Episode 16, where our very own Dr. Santamaría Graff and J.R. Jamison discuss Faculty as Family at IUPUI which involves families as key participants in teacher education programs, informing the curriculum and impacting the way future teachers engage with families in the classroom to better serve children’s needs.

Indiana Campus Compact On WFYI’s No Limits

WFYI No Limits / Indiana Campus Compact MARCH 21, 2019 Today on No Limits we talk about the Indiana Campus Compact, ICC, an organization that works to engage college students beyond campus. Our guests are ICC Executive Director J.R. Jamison, ICC Director of Communications Liza Donovan Blomquist and Ally Nickerson, University of Indianapolis student.   CLICK TO OPEN AUDIO FILE    

Make someone’s day – or year!

Know someone on your campus who is changing their community? Find out how we’ve made it easier for you to honor them. By Angela Cain “She leads with her heart and has “servant” in her bones.” I was honored to read that line, recently, from a script describing a young college student, and it unexpectedly choked me up and brought tears to my eyes. It was at the 2019 Awards Gala which took place during the Service Engagement Summit, from Indiana Campus Compact, in February. I was emceeing the Gala. During that moment, I was reading the nomination for the…

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…

Indiana Campus Compact and the Hancock Hiltunen Caito Family Announce New Endowment for Top Faculty Award

 This gift supports, in perpetuity, The Brian Douglas Hiltunen Scholarship of Engagement Award Dena Rae Hancock and Caleb and Elijah Hiltunen present Dr. Tina Kruger (Indiana State University) with the first endowed Hiltunen Award INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Thanks to the generous gift of $10,000 from the Hancock Hiltunen Caito Family, Indiana Campus Compact is able to establish an endowment that will provide a cash prize for the winners of the annual Brian Douglas Hiltunen Faculty Award for the Outstanding Contribution to the Scholarship of Engagement. Indiana Campus Compact presents The Brian Douglas Hiltunen Award annually to recognize faculty at Indiana…

Connecting Campuses with Communities

Developing. Engaging. Exploring. 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 focuses on building a network of scholars and practitioners and offers participants the opportunity to attend any combination of three workshops.