SNE 2019 Lynton Finalists

The 2019 Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement was awarded to Cristina Santamaría Graff, Assistant Professor of Urban Teacher Education at IUPUI. Additionally, five faculty members were named finalists for the award. Campus Compact for Southern New England is pleased to congratulate and highlight two finalists from our member campuses: Dr. Colin Rhinesmith of Simmons University, and Dr. Vanessa Rosa of Mount Holyoke College. The Lynton Award recognizes a full-time faculty member who is pre-tenure at tenure-granting campuses, or early career at campuses with long-term contracts, who connects their teaching, research, and service to community engagement. The…

SNE 2019 Ehrlich Finalists

The 2019 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award was awarded to Diya Abdo, Associate Professor of English at Guilford College. Additionally, four faculty members were named finalists for the award. Campus Compact for Southern New England is pleased to congratulate and highlight two finalists from our member campuses: Dr. Suzanne Cashman of UMass Medical, and Dr. Joseph Krupczynski of UMass Amherst. The Ehrlich Award recognizes a senior faculty member for their 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…

Compact Launches New Awards

Campus Compact today announces three new awards that will be bestowed on individuals and institutions who have demonstrated outstanding work in pursuit of the public purposes of higher education. The Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award celebrates the ethical leadership and advocacy demonstrated by Community Engagement Professionals. Each year, we will recognize an exemplary Community Engagement Professional who has demonstrated collaboration with communities focused on transformative change, a commitment to justice-oriented work, and an impact on the larger movement to build ethical and effective community engagement locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. The award is named for Nadinne Cruz, an innovative leader of…

Nominations for 20-21 Newman Civic Fellows

Campus Compact is now accepting nominations for the 2020-2021 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…

2019 Ehrlich & Lynton Award Announcement

Dr. Cristina Santamaría Graff Receives 2019 Lynton Award Dr. Diya Abdo Receives 2019 Ehrlich Award Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education, and Brown University’s Swearer Center for Public Service are pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty and the Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award, which is awarded to senior faculty. The two awards recognize faculty for their exemplary engaged scholarship, teaching, and research. Recipients are selected on the basis of their collaboration with communities,…

2019 Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award: Nominations Open

Nominations are open for the 2019 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award, which 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 award — previously known as the Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service-Learning — is named in honor of…

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…

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