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June 2022

Rise Up: How Faculty Can Respond to the Challenges of Our Time

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3 sessions, by Zoom

Faculty development workshop on addressing climate change and food insecurity, offered by Maine Campus Compact With our planet in crisis and communities facing growing challenges, higher education is called to action to take the lead in addressing two of the world’s most pressing social issues: climate change and food insecurity. In service to the highest ideals of democracy, faculty are well-positioned to help prepare students to address complex global problems. To help prepare faculty for this vital role, we are offering a timely one-week virtual course with three live sessions stemming from Maine Campus Compact’s Campuses for Environmental Stewardship (CES) program. This course will bring together faculty participants to consider ways to implement community-engaged teaching/learning while addressing many critical topics. One-week virtual course with three live sessions: Monday, June 6, 2:00–4:00 pm EST Tuesday, June 7, 2:00–4:00 pm EST Thursday, June 9, 2:00–4:00 pm EST Topics covered in sessions: Solving critical social challenges through civic engagement Climate change and food insecurity:…

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VISTA Member Info Session

June 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
by Zoom

Join us to learn more about becoming an AmeriCorps VISTA with Campus Compact. Get an overview of the VISTA program, find out about benefits for members, and get a better understanding of position requirements. The Campus Compact VISTA team will share important information about resources that will help you get a better understanding of what it means to be an AmeriCorps member with Campus Compact. REGISTER

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Rise Up: How Faculty Can Respond to the Challenges of Our Time

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3 sessions, by Zoom

Faculty development workshop on addressing climate change and food insecurity, offered by Maine Campus Compact With our planet in crisis and communities facing growing challenges, higher education is called to action to take the lead in addressing two of the world’s most pressing social issues: climate change and food insecurity. In service to the highest ideals of democracy, faculty are well-positioned to help prepare students to address complex global problems. To help prepare faculty for this vital role, we are offering a timely one-week virtual course with three live sessions stemming from Maine Campus Compact’s Campuses for Environmental Stewardship (CES) program. This course will bring together faculty participants to consider ways to implement community-engaged teaching/learning while addressing many critical topics. One-week virtual course with three live sessions: Monday, June 6, 2:00–4:00 pm EST Tuesday, June 7, 2:00–4:00 pm EST Thursday, June 9, 2:00–4:00 pm EST Topics covered in sessions: Solving critical social challenges through civic engagement Climate change and food insecurity:…

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Rise Up: How Faculty Can Respond to the Challenges of Our Time

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3 sessions, by Zoom

Faculty development workshop on addressing climate change and food insecurity, offered by Maine Campus Compact With our planet in crisis and communities facing growing challenges, higher education is called to action to take the lead in addressing two of the world’s most pressing social issues: climate change and food insecurity. In service to the highest ideals of democracy, faculty are well-positioned to help prepare students to address complex global problems. To help prepare faculty for this vital role, we are offering a timely one-week virtual course with three live sessions stemming from Maine Campus Compact’s Campuses for Environmental Stewardship (CES) program. This course will bring together faculty participants to consider ways to implement community-engaged teaching/learning while addressing many critical topics. One-week virtual course with three live sessions: Monday, June 6, 2:00–4:00 pm EST Tuesday, June 7, 2:00–4:00 pm EST Thursday, June 9, 2:00–4:00 pm EST Topics covered in sessions: Solving critical social challenges through civic engagement Climate change and food insecurity:…

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April 2022

Supporting Ukraine: Perspectives from Colleagues Abroad

April 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
by Zoom

In this webinar, hear perspectives from colleagues in Europe about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its impact on higher education. Find out more about what is going on on the ground from government, policy, and student perspectives and learn what higher education can do to help locally and globally. Date: April 28, 2022 Time: 12:30–2:00 Eastern Location: Virtual Speakers: Facilitator—Bobbie Laur, Campus Compact President Kateryna Suprun, Acting Head, Digital Transformation of Education and Science Expert Group, Directorate of Digital Transformation, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine Jakub Grodecki, Vice-President, The European Students’ Union Sjur Bergan, Former Head of Education Department, Council of Europe This webinar is part of Campus Compact’s continuing effort to support our members in responding thoughtfully to the crisis in Ukraine. REGISTER

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CCNH Presidents’ Awards Celebration

April 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
by Zoom

Join us for the 2022 Campus Compact for New Hampshire Presidents' Awards Celebration! This annual gathering brings together students, faculty, staff, presidents, and community partners from of our member colleges and universities. We'll recognize and celebrate the contributions of outstanding campus-community engagement leaders. Date: April 12, 2022 Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Eastern Location: Hosted virtually Those on campus who are scheduled to participate have received invitations with links. If you have any questions contact Larissa Striga for more information, including how to access this event.

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Applying Deliberative Polling: A Course for Students to Study and Enact Deliberative Democracy

April 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar will discuss how higher education institutions can build virtual and in-person deliberative democracy into student life. It will focus on COMM 138/238 Applying Deliberative Polling, a practicum course for students at Stanford. In COMM 138/238, students study deliberative democracy and then design and implement their own Deliberative Poll, an experiment and educational event where participants are surveyed about their opinions on policy after moderated, small-group deliberation.

Free for members, $25/session for non-members
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Affinity Network: Rural-Serving Institutions

April 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3 sessions, by Zoom
FIND SPACE TO STRATEGIZE TOGETHER, ASK QUESTIONS, FIND ANSWERS, AND RECEIVE SUPPORT.

This affinity network is open to Campus Compact member institutions that primarily serve rural areas (an area that is defined, identified, or otherwise recognized as rural by a governmental agency of the state in which the area is located).

It provides space and structure for community engagement professionals to discuss issues of shared interest and in designing creative approaches to advance community engagement within their institutional and personal contexts.

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Affinity Network: Minority-Serving Institutions

April 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3 sessions, by Zoom
FIND SPACE TO STRATEGIZE TOGETHER, ASK QUESTIONS, FIND ANSWERS, AND RECEIVE SUPPORT.

This affinity network is open to Campus Compact member institutions enrolling populations with significant percentages of undergraduate minority students or that serve certain populations of minority students under various programs created by congress.

Includes: Historically Black colleges or universities, Predominantly Black institutions, Hispanic serving institutions, Tribal colleges or universities, Native American serving nontribal institutions, Alaska native serving institutions, Native Hawaiian serving institutions, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander serving institutions.

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Affinity Network: Community Colleges for Democracy

April 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3 sessions, by Zoom
FIND SPACE TO STRATEGIZE TOGETHER, ASK QUESTIONS, FIND ANSWERS, AND RECEIVE SUPPORT.

This affinity network is open to any Campus Compact member institution with Carnegie Classification of Associate’s College, Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's College, and Special Focus Two Year institution.

It provides space and structure for community engagement professionals to discuss issues of shared interest. These networks support members in designing creative approaches to advance community engagement within their institutional and personal contexts.

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Affinity Network: Mid-Career Community Engagement Professionals

April 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
3 sessions, by Zoom
FIND SPACE TO STRATEGIZE TOGETHER, ASK QUESTIONS, FIND ANSWERS, AND RECEIVE SUPPORT.

This affinity network is open to any engaged professionals (faculty or staff) who work at Campus Compact member institutions and who have worked in the field of higher education community engagement for 8 to 15 years).

It provides space and structure for mid-career community engagement professionals to discuss issues of shared interest and in designing creative approaches to advance community engagement within their institutional and personal contexts.

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March 2022

Compact22–A Better Way Forward: Innovation with Equity at the Center

March 29 - March 31
by Zoom

Compact22 is Campus Compact's all-virtual 2022 national conference. It is the largest and most inclusive national conference focused on the role of higher education in building healthy communities and fostering a just and equal democracy. Dates: March 29–31, 2022 Times: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm Eastern time Location: Virtual In the past two years, we have faced a COVID-19 pandemic, an overdue racial justice reckoning, and deep threats to our democracy. The turbulence of our recent history has clearly illustrated our shortcomings—and the possibilities for positive change. It is the responsibility of higher education to seize the opportunity of this moment to build a new, more just world. Compact22 sessions will explore topics in civic engagement, community-engaged research, civic and service learning, institutional change, university-community partnerships, and more. This vital national conference is designed to provide vital information to help campus and community leaders create the positive change we seek. It offers resources, professional development, networking opportunities, and inspiration for…

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Beyond a Spirit of Altruism: Reimagining “Community Service” for Full Participation

March 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this webinar, we discuss the ways Brandeis University has historically defined and rewarded service and how such policies are shifting to increase the accessibility of community engagement experiences for all students. A primary objective of this webinar is to hold space for colleagues to engage in conversation about the implicit and explicit definitions of community service on their campuses and how they may prohibit or deter full participation for underrepresented students. Free for members, $25/session for non-members Register

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Developing Peer Leadership and Support Programs for Student Success

March 17 @ 10:00 am
by Zoom

This workshop will explore peer mentoring and peer supervision models as strategies for enhancing student outcomes. Learn how to create or enhance a successful program. Christie Maier, Associate Director of Student Success and Transformative Learning at the University of Kentucky, will lead the workshop. She will share her expertise and provide participants with best practices for creating and expanding peer-led programming. Date: March 17, 2022 Time: 10:00 am Eastern Location: Virtual This workshop is presented by the New Hampshire GEAR UP Alliance, a joint program of CCNH and the New Hampshire College & University Council. REGISTER

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Coalition Conversation: Crisis in Ukraine

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
by Zoom

Campus Compact has partnered with the Community-Based Global Learning Collaborative to arrange a national discussion on the Ukraine crisis. The conversation will include Diya Abdo, Professor of English at Guilford College and Founder of Every Campus a Refuge; Eric Hartman, Executive Director of the Haverford College Center for Peace and Global Citizenship and co-founder of the Collaborative; and Shelley Inglis, Executive Director of the University of Dayton Human Rights Center and an accomplished practitioner of human rights law, working with the United Nations in the Balkans, Turkey, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Together, they will provide critical information on how campuses can respond currently and proactively to support the global human rights movement and the immediate crisis, and help us envision and compile ways that institutions and individuals can offer support immediately and over the longer term. The registration process provides an opportunity to share what you are doing and resources you are utilizing or generating—even if you can’t attend…

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