CALL FOR PRESENTERS
Campus Compact is seeking presenters for our national conference May 19-21st in Dearborn, MI, “The Engaged Campus: Driving Innovation Through Partnerships.” We welcome proposals from presenters who will highlight innovative campus-wide, comprehensive partnerships that are changing the culture of institutions. For more information, see our Call for Presenters. We thank the Ford Motor Company Fund for their generous support of the conference.
The Engaged Campus: Linking Civic Engagement and Social Entrepreneurism WEBINAR($50/members, $100/non-members)
Thursday, February 14th, 2:00 pm EST (1 hour): REGISTER NOW!
This webinar will explore connections between civic engagement and social entrepreneurism and focus on areas for strategic alignment. How are institutions linking these efforts? Are there focus areas for greatest impact? What are the resources for connecting civic engagement and social entrepreneurism?
The fifth annual Summer Institute of Civic Studies
Tufts University, Medford, MA
The institute will be an intensive, two-week, interdisciplinary seminar bringing together advanced graduate students, faculty, and practitioners from diverse fields of study.
The daily sessions will take place from July 8-18, 2013, at the Tufts campus in Medford, MA. The seminar will be followed (from July 18 at 6 pm until July 20 at 3 pm) by a public conference--Frontiers of Democracy 2013--in downtown Boston. Participants in the institute are expected to stay for the public conference.
For more information, visit http://activecitizen.tufts.edu/circle/summer-institute/
5th Annual Connecting Campuses with Communities Events
Indianapolis, IN, May 13-17, 2013
This event will be broken into two parts, the Service Learning Institute (May 13 – 15) which is intended for community engaged scholars or practitioners who implement or support service learning curriculum design, and the Research Academy (May 15 – 17), which is intended for community engaged scholars or practitioners who undertake research or support research on service learning. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2013.
For more information, click here.
CAMPUS COMPACT AWARDS
Campus Compact awards are made possible by the generous support of the KPMG Foundation. We are actively seeking nominations for the Newman Civic Fellow award and accepting applications for the Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. Please share widely.
Newman Civic Fellows are recommended by college and university presidents to acknowledge motivation and ability in public leadership. This award is designed to honor students who are engaged in systemic change. Each student who is nominated will become a Newman Civic Fellow, receive a certificate and join a national network of fellows from past years. Newman Civic Fellows awards are made in memory of Frank Newman, one of the founders of Campus Compact, who dedicated his life to creating systemic change through education reform. Please encourage presidents and chancellors to nominate a student today! The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2013.
The Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award recognizes one senior faculty member each year. Honorees 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 is named in honor of Thomas Ehrlich, former chair of the Campus Compact board of directors and president emeritus of Indiana University. For more information, click here. The application deadline is March 29, 2013.
Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty
Sponsored by the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE)
The annual Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty recognizes a faculty member who is pre-tenure at tenure-granting campuses or early career (i.e., within the first six years) at campuses with long-term contracts and who connects his or her teaching, research, and service to community engagement. The award will be presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), “Transforming and Sustaining Communities through Partnerships,” which will be held fromOctober 26-29, 2013, at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. To learn more about the Lynton Award, click here.
MacJannet PrizeSponsored by the Talloires NetworkPlease remember that the deadline for nominations for the MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship is less than four weeks away! Nominations are due on 8 February 2013. The MacJannet Prize recognizes exceptional student civic engagement initiatives based in Talloires Network member universities around the world and contributes financially to their ongoing public service efforts. Visit the MacJannet Prize website for more information and to nominate a program.