Content with Topics : Engaged Campus


  Meet Alaina Giovengo, AmeriCorps member at Baldwin Wallace University, and read about how the Student Resource Center is bringing awareness to the stigmas associated with student food insecurity and making basic supplies more accessible for students through Pop-Up pantries across campus. Earlier this month, Baldwin Wallace hosted our 2nd Pop Up Pantry of the semester. These Pop-Up events are intended to make food and household products available to our students, as well as break down the stigma for the need of these products. With approximately 1 in 3 college students struggling with food insecurity in the US, this program…

Break Away

Break Away trainings for Alternative Breaks

2021 Newman Civic Fellows Announced

Campus Compact Announces 2021 Newman Civic Fellows 212 students honored for their commitment to solving public problems BOSTON, Mass. – March 1, 2021 – Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the students who will make up the organization’s 2021 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. The 2021 cohort comprises 212 students from 39 states, Washington, D.C., and Mexico. The 2021-2022 cohort of Fellows includes students from 14 institutions across Ohio. Ohio Campus Compact is excited to congratulate the following students who have been named Newman Civic Fellows public problem solvers:…

Campus Compact’s Dialogue Resource Hub

Click below to visit the Compact’s Dialogue Resources Hub.

New opportunity: Institutional Partners for A Deliberation of Young People Across the United States

Shaping Our Future: A Deliberation of Young People Across the United States Call for institutional partners The Haas Center for Public Service and Center for Deliberative Democracy at Stanford University and the Berggruen Institute seeks 50 campus partners to collaborate on a joint Deliberative Polling experiment with 18-29 year-olds across the country. Modeled on the America in One Room event in 2019, this two-day event, to be held May 15-16, 2021, will involve 1,000 college students across diverse regions and postsecondary institutions, engaging them in deliberations on some of the most pressing challenges facing the country. Over two days, participants will deliberate…

Social media toolkit for November 2020

This Election Season, we’ll likely see a wave of digital communication like never before. This semester, CEEP wants you to feel prepared to release educational and empowering social media. Our Digital Engagement Division created a Partner Schools Media Toolkit. Here’s what you’ll find inside: – Eleven weeks of strategic, calendared content from August 23 – November 8 – Graphics for Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter – Matching captions for every graphic Easy as can be. Just click the link here, read the Start Here letter, make a Google shortcut or bookmark to this toolkit, and you’re all set! The toolkit has been verified as…

Decolonizing Service Learning

 In this workshop, the presenters situate the practice of service-learning in higher education within what Anibal Quijano calls “the coloniality of power.” The coloniality of power refers to social and economic structures of power and control constitutive of modern, liberal societies. What then shifts in how we might understand and craft experiential learning when actively troubling existing service narratives? How can this positively alter our praxis? Service-learning must be investigated through its various power structures: the structure of professor and student, academic institutions and the communities in which they are located, urban and suburban, and the binary of the intellectual…

Upcoming webinars and events

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2020 David Hoch Memorial Award for Excellence in Service

Ohio Campus Compact is pleased to announce the two David Hoch Memorial Award for Excellence in Service Recipients for 2020! The David Hoch Memorial Award for Excellence in Service is designed to recognize and honor the outstanding work in service-learning and/or civic engagement performed by a faculty or staff member at an Ohio Campus Compact member institution.  This award is named for the late David Hoch, the Dean of Honors at The University of Toledo, who served as the Director of Service Learning from 1999 – 2005.  Hoch was instrumental in initiating and nurturing the role of civic engagement at The University of…

CEEP’s Student Voter Guide for 2020 Presidential Primary

Student Voter Guide for Ohio 2020 Presidential Primary

Merrimack College Master’s degree in Community Engagement Online Courses Fall ’19

The Merrimack College Master’s degree in Community Engagement is offering three four-credit courses, delivered online, this fall. For more information and to register for a course, please contact Alex Harrigan at harrigana {at} merrimack(.)edu. CME 506G Community Organizing & Development; Online; Thurs 8:30-9:50 required weekly virtual session; This course examines place-based community organizing and development from a social justice perspective. Through case studies, students learn about current issues and approaches to community change. The course emphasizes organizing in low-income communities and provides an assets-based approach. The course will address key issues such as housing, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, and sustainability, with a…

Publication: Deepening Deliberation in Community Colleges

Publication from the Kettering Foundation. Read more 

The Facing Project Podcast

The Facing Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that connects people through stories to strengthen communities. We provide tools, a platform, and inspiration for communities to arm themselves with stories to begin crucial conversations—neighbor to neighbor, community to community—by discussing solutions and exploring healing through their own narratives.  Featuring several Ohio higher education institutions. Learn more.  

Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference 2019 Call for Proposals

*This is an external event  – please see links in this post. Welcome to the 20th Annual Conference of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Deepening Our Roots: Advancing Community Engagement in Higher Education Deadline for proposals is Friday March 15 Learn more

Assessing Service-Learning and Civic Engagement: Principles and Techniques

Description: This book offers a broad overview of many issues related to assessment in higher education, with specific application for understanding the impact of service-learning and civic engagement initiatives. This revised edition includes an additional chapter that explores recent changes in the assessment landscape and offers examples and resources for designing assessment strategies for community engagement in higher education. The original text includes narrative addressing assessment issues and strategies; a detailed discussion of learning from multiple research projects performed over the past two decades about impact on multiple constituencies –students, faculty, communities, and institutions; and a discussion of strategies for…

The Elective Carnegie Classification: Constructing a Successful Application

New publication from Campus Compact! Edited by Matthew Johnson & John Saltmarsh About the publication: The Carnegie Engagement Classification is designed to be a form of evidence-based documentation that a campus meets the criteria to be recognized as a community engaged institution. Editors Saltmarsh and Johnson use their extensive experience working with the Carnegie Engagement Classification to offer a collection of resources for institutions that are interested in making a first-time or reclassification application for this recognition.  Learn more

Annual Meeting

The 2023 Annual Meeting took place on August 11th, 2023. 2024 Annual Meeting information will be released in Spring ’24 so stay tuned. We hope to see you in 2024! Stay up-to-date by signing up for our e-newsletter and other special announcements! This year’s theme is Community-Engaged Higher Education: Better & Stronger Together Ohio Campus Compact’s 2023 Annual Meeting will take place August 10th & 11th, 2023 at Ohio Wesleyan University! Keynote Announced! Marisol Morales, Ed.D OCC is excited to welcome Dr. Marisol Morales, Executive Director of the Carnegie Elective Classifications, for the August 11th keynote address. Join us for…

2018 David Hoch Memorial Award for Service in Excellence Recipients Announced

The David Hoch Memorial Award for Excellence in Service was designed to recognize and honor the outstanding work in service-learning and/or civic engagement done by a faculty or staff member at an Ohio Campus Compact member institution.  This award is named for the late David Hoch, the Dean of Honors at The University of Toledo, who served as the Director of Service Learning from 1999 – 2005.  Hoch was instrumental in initiating and nurturing the role of civic engagement at The University of Toledo, not only in the Honors Program, but in residence life and other departments as well. His guidance helped grow…

2018 Charles J. Ping Student Service Award Recipients Announced

2018 Charles J. Ping Student Service Award Winners The Charles J. Ping Student Service Award, sponsored by Ohio Campus Compact (OCC), was designed to recognize and honor undergraduate students for their outstanding leadership and contributions to community service or service-learning on their campus and within their community.  These students represent the next generation of civic leaders and problem solvers. The award is named in honor of Charles J. Ping, who served as President of Ohio University from 1975 – 1994.  An early supporter and Board Member of Ohio Campus Compact, Ping has been a tireless advocate for campus-community partnerships and…

The National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation

Resources on Dialogue and Deliberation