Showcase of Donor-Funded Professorships, Programs, and Initiatives

During this second showcase session, participants heard from campus leaders that have successfully garnered resources for dedicated projects and professorships. Time was allocated for attendees to ask questions and connect directly with presenters. JAG Public Services Fellows Program (Muskingum University) Brian King, Associate Professor of Political Science and Co-Director, John and Annie Glenn Public Service Fellows Program Keith Eberly, Associate Professor of Education and Co-Director, John and Annie Glenn Public Service Fellows Program McCormick Internship Program and Steans Graduate Fellowship (DePaul University) Howard Rosing, Executive Director of the Steans Center Padnos/Sarosik Endowed Professor of Civil Discourse (Grand Valley State University)…

Getting Started with Practicing Democracy: A Toolkit for Educating Civic Professionals

Nicholas Longo’s Practicing Democracy: A Toolkit for Educating Civic Professionals   (published by AAC&U and Campus Compact as a free guidebook) offers practical approaches and strategies for developing students’ capacity to engage in collaborative, public problem solving. It provides tools for the students to learn to facilitate inclusive and participatory processes that make a difference. The lessons in the online, user-friendly guide are designed to educate publicly engaged leaders, or civic professionals. This webinar, led by the author, provided an introduction to the themes in the book and practical advice on using the civic prompts or conversation starters for deliberative dialogues and critical…

Recap: Civic Learning for an Engaged Democracy Forum 2

Computer screen showing the words Civic Learning for an Engaged Democracy

Earlier this month, Campus Compact was proud to host the CLDE Coalition’s second Planning and Action Forum for Educators and Policy Leaders, Bridging the Divides, Including All College Students: Diversity, Equity, and High Impact Civic Learning Pathways. Over the course of two days, attendees heard from coalition leaders, policy experts, and higher education professionals who shared thoughts and ideas for how to institutionalize civic learning practices at higher education institutions and build a shared framework for civic learning. Forum sessions were recorded and are now viewable on the Campus Compact YouTube channel. Check them out here!

Facilitating Conversations for Change: Leading Constructive Dialogues

This recorded session offers ideas and tools to facilitate constructive conversations on campus and lead inclusive dialogues with students, staff, and faculty. The session draws on Practicing Democracy: A Toolkit for Educating Civic Professionals by Nick Longo (coming early 2023), a guide on using civic prompts to educate future citizen professionals. This recorded session is available to Campus Compact members only. Learn how to get started with a user account to access the recording. Watch the recording →

Engaging Community Partners as Co-Educators, Comrades, and Co-Conspirators

It is commonly accepted in the community engagement field that community partners function as co-educators of students. However, it is difficult to put this idea into practice when creating and implementing a course. In this presentation, you’ll hear from pairs of faculty and community partners about how their co-educator partnerships work in practice. You’ll also hear their candid insights about the opportunities and challenges inherent in this kind of relationship. This resource is available to Campus Compact members only. Learn how to get started with a user account to access the webinar. Watch the recording →

Workshop Recording: Creating Space for Democracy: Methods for Promoting Civil Discourse in Higher Education

This video recording of Campus Compact’s national workshop offers ideas and practices for promoting free spaces for civil discourse in classroom, student life, and community settings. How can educators use civil discourse to address increasing polarization and free speech controversies on campus? Drawing on lessons from Creating Space for Democracy (Stylus/Campus Compact/AAC&U), this workshop introduced various methods of dialogue and deliberation, including case study examples from leading dialogue practitioners. Moderator: Nicholas Longo, Campus Compact Deliberative Dialogue Fellow, Professor in the Department of Global Studies & Faculty Fellow for Engaged Scholarship with the Center for Teaching Excellence, Providence College Panelists: Sara Mehltretter Drury, Vice…

Anti-Racist Community-Engaged Learning

Campus Compact has made available video recordings from a virtual symposium, “Anti-Racist Community-Engaged Learning: Principles, Practices, and Pedagogy.” Held in February 2022, the symposium explored topics such as principles of anti-racist pedagogy, voices from the field, and creating an anti-racist community of practice. The symposium was sponsored by Campus Compact, the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, Salem State University, Worcester State University, Fitchburg State University, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. View the recorded sessions.

Food Insecurity on College Campuses: Responding to Our Students’ Needs

Responding to Our Students’ Needs: Strategies for the Future is a powerful presentation about food insecurity among students, and what colleges and universities can do to help. The presentation is by Lauren Walizer, senior policy analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), speaking at the 2000 NHCUC Higher Ed Summit, sponsored in part by CCNH. Download the PPT Download the PDF

Civic Learning for an Engaged Democracy Forum

In December, Campus Compact hosted the first in a series of planning and action forums on college civic learning. Along with our partners, Campus Compact brought together hundreds of educators and policy leaders to expand civic learning in higher education. Over the course of two days, participants explored ideas for how to increase the already abundant civic learning practices at higher education institutions. They discussed topics like dialogue and deliberation, K-12 partnerships, and new research on the benefits of civic learning for students. They also heard how state, college, and accreditation systems can play a part in making deep civic…

Queen City Serves

The Queen City Students Serve initiative is in partnership with the following NH higher education institutions.Families in Transition-New Horizons Granite United Way Sleep In Heavenly Peace Hillsborough County Chapter Pass Along Project GEAR UP Manchester Big Brothers Big Sisters Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter Boys and Girls Club of Manchester The Granite YMCA Aimee Kereage Amiee is the Director of Community Impact at the Granite United Way. She partners often with the Manchester community on a multitude of issues. Since the pandemic her efforts have focused on making sure that families and students in the Manchester community were fed…

Diversity Conversation Slides

Marisol Morales, VP of Network Leadership, National Campus Compact, facilitated our diversity conversation. These are the slides from her presentation.

Food Security Summit Slides

Stephen Pimpare, University of New Hampshire, facilitated our Food Security Symposium. His presentation is featured here.

Service-Learning and Retention

When institutions help students have a positive, substantive growth experience in the first year of college, their success and persistence are enhanced. This presentation reviews the factors that affect student persistence and how service-learning can help at-risk students remain in college. See Service-Learning and Retention, a presentation by Dan Forbes, MSW, Director of Service Education, Meelia Center for Community Engagement, Saint Anselm College

Confronting Student Success Challenges

Under what circumstances do student learn? What are the conditions that promote learning and success? This presentation, from Campus Compact for New Hampshire’s retreat on college success, explores these questions and more. See Confronting Student Success Challenges, a presentation by Jillian Kinzie, IU Center for Postsecondary Research.