CEP Credentialing Program Seeking Applicants

Campus Compact is pleased to announce the launch of the pilot of Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program.  To begin, Campus Compact is opening two micro-credentials applications to an initial group of 50 pilot participants (25 applicants for each micro-credential). The pilot micro-credential areas will be Community Partnerships & Community Engagement Fundamentals. Campus Compact is seeking applicants to participate in the pilot cohort! Interested individuals must meet the following criteria: Be serving in a role as a community engagement professional (E.g., engagement center staff, faculty, Campus Compact state/regional office staff, or other relevant role/positions); Believe themselves to be experienced enough to apply for one…

Nominations Open: Newman Civic Fellowship

Campus Compact is now accepting nominations for the 2019-2020 Newman Civic Fellowship. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a yearlong program that recognizes and supports community-committed students at Campus Compact member institutions. The fellowship is named for the late Frank Newman, one of Campus Compact’s founders and a tireless advocate for civic engagement in higher education. In the spirit of Dr. Newman’s leadership, the fellowship provides student leaders with training and resources that nurture their assets and passions to help them develop strategies for social change. Campus Compact member presidents and chancellors may each nominate one student from his or her institution…

Announcing CT Civic Ambassadors Summit & Become and Ambassador

In order to further the civic engagement efforts on an ongoing basis throughout Connecticut, Everyday Democracy, along with Connecticut’s Secretary of State Denise Merrill and other partners, launched a Civic Ambassador Program in September of 2017. This initiative empowers resident to become catalysts for civic action that can lead to stronger civic health and REAL socioeconomic benefits, in terms of social capital and community well-being. Announcing the 2018 CT Civic Ambassadors Summit The 2018 Civic Ambassadors Summit will take place Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Hartford Public Library. Come to celebrate civic participation in Connecticut!  Be part of a movement to renew…

Position Announcements: CCSNE VISTAs

Join our team!  We are recruiting two VISTA members to serve in the Campus Compact for Southern New England (CCSNE) office in Worcester, MA to help build the capacity of our member campuses in two focus areas, basic needs security and educational equity. These two positions will serve as part of a corps of 54 VISTA members with shared training and professional development, and collaborate both regionally and by issue area throughout the service year. The Basic Needs Security VISTA will build the capacity of colleges and universities in Southern New England to reduce hunger and homelessness as barriers to…

NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2018 EHRLICH AWARD

The Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award recognizes one senior faculty member (post-tenure or middle-to-late career if not in a tenure line) each year. Honorees (who must be affiliated with a Campus Compact member institution) are recognized for exemplary engaged scholarship, including leadership in advancing students’ civic learning, conducting community-based research, fostering reciprocal community partnerships, building institutional commitments to service-learning and civic engagement, and other means of enhancing higher education’s contributions to the public good. The recipient and finalists will be announced in early fall 2018 and will be honored at one of Campus Compact’s regional conferences in spring 2019. In addition, the…

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…

AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities Still Available!

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. The University enrolls approximately 6,900 students, the majority of whom reside in University housing. The Engineering Science University Magnet School (ESUMS) was established in 2008 as an inter-district magnet school (grades 6-12) through a collaboration between the cities of New Haven, West Haven and the University of New Haven. The school has a special focus on STEM curriculum. Until this year ESUMS was located at a temporary site in Hamden, the school moved to its permanent location adjacent to the University…

Davis Grant Will Provide Campus Funding for Environmental Stewardship

Massachusetts Campus Compact, in partnership with Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont Campus Compacts, has been awarded a $168,000 grant from the Davis Educational Foundation to support curricular innovation and environmental stewardship. The Campuses for Environmental Stewardship (CES) program will train college faculty from 18 colleges and universities to develop and deliver courses in which students and faculty partner with community organizations to address pressing environmental issues. Through this two-year initiative, more than 70 faculty members working in multidisciplinary teams will work to embed environmental service-learning components into their courses. Selected campuses, to be announced in April 2015, will deliver a…

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