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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.

Guide to Student Leadership Through Service

The primary focus of this guide is to bring students into leadership roles while they are performing service. Taking on a leadership role as an active student involved in service is a wonderful way to develop real-life skills and knowledge while still being in college. Students who move beyond participating in community service projects into planning and coordinating these projects gain excellent skills in organization, project planning, team building, and leadership.

Creating, Running, and Sustaining Campus-Community Service-Learning Partnerships

Campus-community partnerships are an essential element in community service-learning. Partnerships are the structure for identifying community needs, developing appropriate student projects, fostering experiential education, carrying out required planning and logistics and sharing feedback on the process and results. Because of their importance, the elements of successful campus-community partnerships have gotten a lot of attention; however, less has been done to identify “best” or even “promising” practices that are used to create, run and sustain good partnerships. The purpose of this handbook is to record and share the voices of partnership practitioners on what they have done that has worked well…

Community Partner Toolkit

Developing innovative learning strategies and vehicles to enhance academic experiences is an ongoing challenge to higher education. The spectrum of student employment opportunities––Federal Work-Study, internships, volunteering, etc.–– are viewed as helpful tools in this regard as they address the needs of all parties in varying degrees of commitment and structure. The Federal Work-Study program offers the most structured framework to off campus agencies, organizations and companies interested in entering high-level, committed partnerships with educational institutions in order to access subsidized student employment. This Community Partner Toolkit is designed to introduce community partners to the basic tools needed to work with…