NI³CE Survey Now Available

Campus Compact will not be sending out its annual membership survey in 2018 as it is being redesigned so that we can continue to provide data that is crucial to our mission and the field. This year, the Compact is encouraging member campuses to participate in the National Inventory of Institutional Infrastructure for Community Engagement (NI³CE, formally NIIICE). The NI³CE provides a profile that a campus center for community engagement can use to compare its programming infrastructure in six categories with other institutions based on benchmarks included in the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement. The inventory provides campuses with a tool…

HOW TO HELP: DISASTER RECOVERY & HIGHER ED

As Hurricane Harvey takes its toll, many are looking on and wondering how to help. There is little doubt this disaster will provide another example of the ways college students and institutions of higher education can make an impact. Already, campuses are considering whether to send students to Houston for alternative spring break trips next March and finding other ways to get involved more immediately. Here are some tips and resources to help make that support as effective as possible: GIVE MONEY, NOT “STUFF” While it can seem helpful to send donated goods to a disaster area, this type of…

June Resource Roundup

Campus Compact’s monthly resource roundup is curated by Minnesota Campus Compact. Learn more about MNCC’s work here. Articles, Books and Journals “Colleges Should Put Their Money Where Their Ideals Are” by Sandra Goldmark “It’s Actually Not About the Student: Rethinking the Power of Educational Technologies for Engaged Teaching and Learning” by Dan Butin “Placemaking and the University – Opening the University to the Community” by John Tibbit “So You Want to Reform Democracy” by Joshua Tauberer “What Iowa Needs Now: Civic-Minded Professionals” by Emily Shields of Iowa Campus Compact “Universities and Their Cities” by Scott Jaschick interviewing Steven J. Diner,…

Voter and Election Resources

Registration Information The National Conference of State Legislatures has detailed information on each state’s polices about online registration, absentee and early voting, voter ID, same-day registration, and more. Highlighted Resources Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) —- This website is a central hub for students to access resources related to campus election engagement. Below are the key resources from CEEP. Campus-Community Voter Engagement Toolkit–A nonpartisan registration and get-out-the-vote guide. Academic Credit for Election Engagement Interns–JMU Model–An example from James Madison University. Engaging Your Campus in Elections: Seven Key Ways to Act–Ways to build a team, register students to vote, educate students on issues and candidates,…

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