Western MA CEPN Meeting

The Community Engagement Professionals Network brings together member campus faculty and staff who are responsible for leading CE programs and units to advance our common priorities through sharing best practices, professional development, networking, and partnership building. This meeting is open to member campuses, and is primarily targeted towards member campuses within the Western Massachusetts geographic region. Register Now

Call for Evaluators

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ENGAGED SCHOLARS INITIATIVE PROGRAM EVALUATION Campus Compact is pleased to invite evaluation consultants to submit proposals for the Engaged Scholars Initiative (ESI) being carried out over the next year. Up to $20,000 in funding is available to conduct an evaluation of the Engaged Scholars Initiative.  Project Title: Engaged Scholars Initiative Program Evaluation Project Start Date: January 2020 Project End Date: January 2021  Proposals are due at 5pm PST on Monday, December 2, 2019.

Writing with Community Partners Workshop

Save the Date Writing with Community Partners Trinity College March 6, 2020 Join us in partnership with Trinity College for a one-day workshop focusing on strategies that use writing to contribute to social change in the community. More information and registration is forthcoming.

Engaged Scholarship Symposium

Save the Date Engaged Scholarship Symposium University of Massachusetts Dartmouth February 28, 2020 Join us in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for their annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium, an event to bring together faculty, staff, students, and partners around engaged scholarship. More information and registration are forthcoming

Community College Institute 2020

Save the Date Community College Institute February 21, 2020 Join us for a one-day institute that will explore the connection between community engagement and increasingly competitive driving forces at community colleges. such as guided pathways and workforce development. More information and registration forthcoming

Election 2020 Workshop

Save the Date Election 2020 Workshop Worcester State University January, 15 2020 (Snow Date January 17, 2020) Save the date for a workshop presented in partnership with the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education at Tufts University on how to engage and mobilize your campus around the 2020 election. More information and registration is forthcoming

Metro North & West CEPN Meeting

The Community Engagement Professionals Network brings together member campus faculty and staff who are responsible for leading CE programs and units to advance our common priorities through sharing best practices, professional development, networking, and partnership building. This meeting is open to member campuses, and is primarily targeted towards member campuses North and West of Boston. Register Now

Connecticut CEPN Meeting

The Community Engagement Professionals Network brings together member campus faculty and staff who are responsible for leading CE programs and units to advance our common priorities through sharing best practices, professional development, networking, and partnership building. This meeting is open to member campuses, and is primarily targeted towards member campuses in Connecticut. Register Now

Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference

The Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference will be held on April 16th and 17th, 2020 at Harvard College, Cambridge, MA 02138. Registration for the conference will open in December and the request for proposals will be released in December.  Over the last five years, Harvard has welcomed over 100 undergraduates from across the nation to present research that amplifies historically muted voices to address issues of equity and justice. The conference has become an opportunity for both faculty and undergraduates interested in community engaged scholarship in the academy to come together as a community of established and…

College Convention 2020

Join us where the road to the White House begins! Coinciding with NH’s First in the Nation Primary, students from across the country are invited to experience the primary process up close and personal. The convention will feature visits from presidential candidates and campaign staff, members of the media, and political experts, along with a full agenda of educational sessions, an exhibit hall, conventioneering, ranked voting ballot, and social events.  Hosted by the New England College Center for Civic Engagement and sponsored by Campus Compact.

RI & Southeast MA CEPN Meeting

The Community Engagement Professionals Network brings together member campus faculty and staff who are responsible for leading CE programs and units to advance our common priorities through sharing best practices, professional development, networking, and partnership building. This meeting is open to member campuses, and is primarily targeted towards member campuses within the Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts geographic region. Register Now

Pre-DPI Story Circle

As a precursor to the Deliberative Pedagogy Institute on November 15, there will be an optional Story Circle on the evening of November 14. Participation in a Pre-Institute “story circle” led by Lizzy Cooper Davis, assistant professor at Emerson College, is available at no cost.  This is an opportunity to learn about the stories of identity, belonging, and activism of fellow travelers in the field of civic engagement, while learning more about the story circle method of dialogue for social change.  The story circle model involves a group of people sitting together and sharing stories about their experience on a…

Democratic Learning through Reacting to the Past

On November 9, 2019, Campus Compact for Southern New England, in partnership with the Reacting to the Past Consortium, will offer the workshop Democratic Learning through Reacting to the Past hosted by Boston University. ABOUT REACTING: Reacting to the Past (RTTP) is an active learning pedagogy of role-playing games in which students are assigned character roles with specific goals and must communicate, collaborate, and compete effectively to advance their objectives. Class sessions are run entirely by students; instructors advise and guide students and grade their oral and written work. Reacting seeks to draw students into the past, promote engagement with big ideas, and improve intellectual, academic, and civic skills. THE WORKSHOP: This workshop will explore the RTTP pedagogy…

Pathways to Community Engagement

Pathways to Community Engagement: Integrating Community Engaged Scholarship into Faculty Identity As part of its Mellon-funded Scholarship in Action Initiative, College of the Holy Cross, in collaboration with Campus Compact, Clark University, Anna Maria College, and Worcester State University, is pleased to host “Pathways to Community Engagement: Integrating Community Engaged Scholarship into Faculty Identity”. This workshop will be part of a series of workshops that will examine the key dimensions of carrying out meaningful community-engaged research and creative projects. The first workshop will focus on the faculty dimension while later themes will explore community partnerships and institutional supports in forming and…

Webinar: Compact2Learn Demo

As colleges and universities deepen their commitment to developing their students as full participants in their communities and our democracy, they need to capture student civic learning outcomes. This information can help institutions improve their curricular and co-curricular programs while answering questions posed by accreditors, public higher education authorities, and the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement. To meet this growing need, Campus Compact has partnered with Liaison International to build Compact2Learn, an online tool that enables campuses to capture student civic and community participation and learning. Liaison brings to the partnership thirty years of developing and supporting technologies to serve…

2019-2020 Webinar Series

Campus Compact’s National Webinar series returns for 2019-2020 with more to support and inspire you. Topics touch on issues of relevance to faculty, staff, students, and their partners in education and community building. Be sure to tune to each session for information, tools, and resources to help you in your work. These webinars are being offered free of charge to members, but all participants must register in advance to receive an access link. All webinars are at 3pm Eastern Standard Time. September 10: Picturing Community Engagement: What We Say Through Images and Why It Matters September 26: Engage the 2020…

Compact20: Registration Open

Registration is open for Campus Compact’s 2020 National Conference: Compact20 The Promise of Full Participation: Democracy, Opportunity, Voice As students and youth claim leadership in defining the future of our democracy, we gather to imagine how higher education can contribute to the achievement of opportunity and voice for all. Compact20 is the largest and most inclusive national conference focused on the role of higher education in building democracy and healthy communities. Sessions explore topics such as civic engagement, community-engaged research, civic- and service-learning, institutional change, university-community partnerships, and more. Compact20 provides professional development and networking opportunities for community engagement professionals,…

Deliberative Pedagogy Institute

Deliberative Pedagogy Institute: Creating Space for Democracy Sponsored by Campus Compact for Southern New England and Providence College’s Center @ Moore Hall Why Deliberative Pedagogy? “This is the next step for the movement — how to hold public dialogues and teach deliberative practices, get students thinking through issues, teaching them how to value democracy.” – Andrew Seligsohn, Campus Compact We live in divisive and polarizing times, often remaining in comfortable social bubbles and experiencing few genuine interactions with people who are different or with whom we disagree.  This division negatively impacts students’ sense of belonging, community cohesion, and the quality…

Merrimack College’s Community Engagement Institute

Join us along with Merrimack College students, faculty, and staff as well as local community leaders & higher education institutions to learn about how we can strengthen our community partnerships and community engagement practices at the 2019 Community Engagement Institute. Breakout session topics include: Strengthening Community Voice Across Institutions, Preparing Students for Maximizing Effectiveness & Learning, Evaluating Community Engaged Programs & Projects, and more! CEI 2019 Full Agenda RSVP Here

Call for Webinars 2019-2020

Campus Compact requests proposals for its webinar series for AY 2019-2020. Campus Compact will select a minimum of ten strong proposals. Please submit your webinar proposal using the form below. You will need to select one focus area from the list below. Webinars should be 45-75 minutes in length. PROCESS The Mission Achieving Committee of Campus Compact will serve as the selection committee. Submitters . will be notified of acceptance by March 18. All webinar presenters will be expected to provide short bios and headshots by April 5. All presenters will be expected to participate in a brief orientation prior…

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