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* Civic Engagement SummitCivic Engagement Summit

Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin Campus Compacts invite you to present and join us for the inaugural Upper Midwest Civic Engagement Summit, June 5-6, 2012 at Macalester College in St. Paul Minnesota. The Summit will provide opportunities for faculty, professional staff, student and community leaders interested in higher education civic engagement activities to network and learn from one another while engaging in skill-building sessions as well as discussing challenging issues facing our communities and campuses.

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* Civic Engagement SummitCivic Engagement Summit

Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin Campus Compacts invite you to present and join us for the inaugural Upper Midwest Civic Engagement Summit, June 5-6, 2012 at Macalester College in St. Paul Minnesota. The Summit will provide opportunities for faculty, professional staff, student and community leaders interested in higher education civic engagement activities to network and learn from one another while engaging in skill-building sessions as well as discussing challenging issues facing our communities and campuses.

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* Civic Engagement Admin. Conf. Civic Engagement Admin. Conf.

NC Campus Compact’s 2012 Civic Engagement Administrator Conference (CEAC) “Measuring and Monitoring Civic Engagement” Featuring Dr. Barbara Holland Monday, June 11th (9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.) at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC -or- Wednesday, June 13th (9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.) at Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC This event is designed for higher education civic engagement practitioners and those who can help implement civic engagement assessment strategies. Choose the location that is best for you and bring a team: civic engagement administrators, Institutional Research, student and academic affairs, and economic development or extension folks working in the community. Visit the CEAC website for more details and to register. Registration closes May 23, 2012.

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* Civic Engagement Admin. Conf. Civic Engagement Admin. Conf.

NC Campus Compact’s 2012 Civic Engagement Administrator Conference (CEAC) “Measuring and Monitoring Civic Engagement” Featuring Dr. Barbara Holland Monday, June 11th (9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.) at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC -or- Wednesday, June 13th (9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.) at Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC This event is designed for higher education civic engagement practitioners and those who can help implement civic engagement assessment strategies. Choose the location that is best for you and bring a team: civic engagement administrators, Institutional Research, student and academic affairs, and economic development or extension folks working in the community.

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* SOCHE 6S ConferenceSOCHE 6S Conference

DAYTON, Ohio (April 19, 2012) - SOCHE is hosting the Ohio Student Affairs Conference, June 14 and 15, 2012 at Wright State University. The theme is Strategic Student Services, Sustained Student Success (6S). Featured speakers include renowned educators Vincent Tinto, distinguished university professor at Syracuse University, Adrianna Kezara, associate professor of higher education at the University of Southern California, and Estela López, Senior Program Associate at Excelencia in Education. SOCHE conferences also feature local, regional, and statewide presentations. The 6S conference will include more than 30 unique presentations from faculty, administrators, and students from across Ohio and other areas of the Midwest. The topics are abundant and diverse, covering: campus collaboration; change management; gender equity; organizational behavior; the role of cultural centers; serving students with disabilities; strategic planning in student services; student engagement, retention, and completion; and others pertaining to student success. Abstracts of the presentations can be read in full, along with the conference schedule and registration information, at www.soche.org.

* Strategic Student ServicesStrategic Student Services

The Ohio Student Affairs Conference combines a variety of SOCHE's past reoccurring events. Instead of scheduling throughout the academic year, we've combined these programs into a two-day all-inclusive learning opportunity for college and university faculty and staff in the state of Ohio. This conference is for people who are interested in learning about the impact of student services in student success. Additionally, the keynote address, interactive roundtables, breakout sessions, and special topic sessions cover diverse subject areas, all integrating strategies for student success. June 14 & 15, 2012 Wright State University Student Union

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* OHCampus Compact Board MeetingOHCampus Compact Board Meeting

Board meeting held at Denison University- Doane Hall, 2nd Floor. 10:30a.m.- 2:30p.m. Lunch served at 12 p.m.

* SOCHE 6S ConferenceSOCHE 6S Conference

DAYTON, Ohio (April 19, 2012) - SOCHE is hosting the Ohio Student Affairs Conference, June 14 and 15, 2012 at Wright State University. The theme is Strategic Student Services, Sustained Student Success (6S). Featured speakers include renowned educators Vincent Tinto, distinguished university professor at Syracuse University, Adrianna Kezara, associate professor of higher education at the University of Southern California, and Estela López, Senior Program Associate at Excelencia in Education. SOCHE conferences also feature local, regional, and statewide presentations. The 6S conference will include more than 30 unique presentations from faculty, administrators, and students from across Ohio and other areas of the Midwest. The topics are abundant and diverse, covering: campus collaboration; change management; gender equity; organizational behavior; the role of cultural centers; serving students with disabilities; strategic planning in student services; student engagement, retention, and completion; and others pertaining to student success. Abstracts of the presentations can be read in full, along with the conference schedule and registration information, at www.soche.org.

* Strategic Student ServicesStrategic Student Services

The Ohio Student Affairs Conference combines a variety of SOCHE's past reoccurring events. Instead of scheduling throughout the academic year, we've combined these programs into a two-day all-inclusive learning opportunity for college and university faculty and staff in the state of Ohio. This conference is for people who are interested in learning about the impact of student services in student success. Additionally, the keynote address, interactive roundtables, breakout sessions, and special topic sessions cover diverse subject areas, all integrating strategies for student success. June 14 & 15, 2012 Wright State University Student Union

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* VISTA Banquet DateVISTA Banquet Date

Held at the Welsh Hills Room on Denison's Campus From 4p.m. to 10p.m.

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International Service-Learning described as “life-changing”

International S-L image fullsize Ohio Campus Compact to host mini-conference on International Service-Learning on May 8 at Wright State University Fourteen University of Cincinnati recently returned from a spring break service-learning trip to Tanzania.  Among the many words to describe their experience, one was used by virtually every participant:  “life-changing.” The UC African Students Association, a student group that encourages volunteer and study abroad experiences in African countries while promoting educational, social and cultural awareness, organized the trip in partnership with the  nonprofit Village Life Outreach Project.  Founded by UC alumnus Christopher Lewis, the organization focuses on community partnerships as part of its work...
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Student Service Awards Announced

Students from Ohio Wesleyan University and John Carroll University share honors for the Charles J. Ping Student Service Award For Immediate Release:  April 16, 2014       Contact:  Richard Kinsley, Ohio Campus Compact:  740-587-8570 GRANVILLE, OH—- Ohio Campus Compact, a non-profit membership organization of 43 Ohio colleges and universities today announced John Carroll University students Edward (Ned) Barnes and Michael Gong (nominated jointly) and Carly Zalenski of Ohio Wesleyan University have been awarded 2014 Charles J. Ping Student Service Legacy Award mini-grants. The annual award recognizes and honors undergraduate students for their outstanding leadership and contributions to community service or service-learning...
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2014 Hoch Memorial Award Announced

Peggy Finucane Ohio Campus Compact Announces David Hoch Memorial Award Dr. Margaret Finucane of John Carroll University wins 2014 Excellence in Service Award For Immediate Release:  April 16, 2014     Contact:  Richard Kinsley, Ohio Campus Compact:  740-587-8570 GRANVILLE, OH—- Ohio Campus Compact, a non-profit membership organization of 43 Ohio colleges and universities today announced John Carroll University professor Dr. Margaret (Peggy) Finucane has been awarded the 2014 David Hoch Memorial Award for Excellence in Service.  The Award honors the outstanding work in service-learning and/or civic engagement by a faculty or staff member at an Ohio Campus Compact member institution. A member of...
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International Service-Learning mini-conference at Wright State University May 8

This mini-conference will bring together professionals in higher education’s community engagement and international education fields to explore and reflect on best practices related to short-term international service-learning courses and programming. Featured events include a panel discussion on best practices, a presentation by the Defiance College McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, small group discussions, and tools & resources used in creating international service-learning experiences. For additional information and to register visit here....
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U of Akron receives Make a Difference Day honor

University of Akron students volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House as part of Make a Difference Day The University of Akron’s Civic Engagement Programs has been selected as one of ten national honorees for the University’s 2013 Make a Difference Day efforts on October 26, 2013. USA WEEKEND and Points of Light serve as national sponsors for this day of service, falling on the last Saturday in October.  The University of Akron has participated in Make a Difference Day since 2004 and annually engages hundreds of students and staff in volunteer activities throughout the community.  In 2013, over 750 students/staff and 40 agencies worked with the Civic Engagement Programs to dedicate 1,962 hours to the community.  In...
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Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

The Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement, recently published issue 18(1). The Journal includes research articles, reflective essays, book reviews and “Projects with Promise.” The March 2014 issue includes the inaugural Campus Compact presidential column. The column serves as a platform for Campus Compact member presidents to share their reflections through provocative essays about engagement on campus.  The March issue features an article by Susan Herbst, President of the University of Connecticut and a member of the Campus Compact Board of Directors, which reflects on the new Campus Compact strategic plan and UConn’s new academic plan to be a...
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Accepting AmeriCorps VISTA applications

Ohio Campus Compact is accepting applications through May 13 for 2014-15 AmeriCorps VISTA positions at The Ohio State University, Kent State University, and Lorain County Community College. The VISTA cohort will support the Connect2Complete Peer Advocacy program on each campus. For more information on Connect2Complete or to apply, click...
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Social Innovation Funds Available

Funds available for innovative community-based programs The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) of up to $65.8 million for the 2014 grant competition of the Social Innovation Fund (SIF). This is the largest grant pool in the history of the program. The deadline for applications is April 22, 2014. Successful applicants will receive grants of between $1 million and $10 million per year for 3 to 5 years. The SIF unites public and private resources to evaluate and grow innovative community-based solutions that work. These solutions must have at least preliminary...
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Call for Proposals: Ohio Hunger Dialogue

Ohio Hunger Dialogue September 26-27, 2014 Walsh University Featuring Keynote Speaker Ambassador Tony Hall Three-Time Nobel Peace Prize Nominee One in six households in Ohio face food insecurity, the 10th worst state in the United States. Worldwide, 1.2 billion people suffer from hunger and malnutrition. Walsh University’s Office of Global Learning and Office of Service Learning, in conjunction with Ohio Campus Compact, invite university administrators, faculty, and students to join with community partners and the general public in a dialogue to address issues of hunger in our local and global communities. The goal of this dialogue will be to seek...
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The Franklin Project asks “Where did you serve?”

How do we foster an ethic of service and giving-back in students? How can we we restore citizenship to the core of the American psyche and culture? How do we ensure that as young people grow up, they become citizens and not individuals? These are questions that many college presidents and community engagement professionals grapple with regularly, if not daily. For The Franklin Project, the answer is simple:  Give students greater opportunities to serve the country, and create the expectation that they do so. The Aspen Institute’s Franklin Project envisions a future in which all young Americans are asked, “Where...
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