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June Resource Roundup

Short Reads & Listens Beyond My Own Border: Newman’s Own Foundation Fellow at Campus Compact Compact Nation Podcast Season 3 Episode 18: A Macro View of Micro-credentials Study Finds More Low-Income Students Attending College By: Ashley A. Smith Welcome, Kelvin Alfaro, Director of Campus Compact for Wisconsin! What Is the Future of Town-Gown Relations? These Researchers Think They Know By: Lindsay Ellis  Books, Journals, and Reports Anchor Collaboratives: Building Bridges With Place-Based Partnerships and Anchor Institutions By: Justine Porter, Danny Fisher-Bruns and Bich Ha Pham Integrating Worlds: How Off-Campus Study Can Transform Undergraduate Education By: Scott D. Carpenter, Helena Kaufman and Malene Torp…

Announcing Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program

Announcing Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program “Campus Compact is launching this credentialing program because we believe the work of higher education Community Engagement Professionals matters,” said Campus Compact President Andrew Seligsohn. “It matters enough that it’s worth supporting professionals to help them do their work well–reflectively, ethically, and effectively. We also believe supporting CEPs as they build their own competencies will help higher education colleagues and community partners understand the value of CEPs and the importance of the knowledge and skills they bring to their campuses and communities.” To earn certification as a Campus Compact community engagement professional,…

April Resource Roundup

We often share new books and articles each month. This month, we’re also featuring books and articles that our staff and community of practice groups have recommended from their work and study. Some are new, some have been around. Enjoy! Short Reads & Listens Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3 Episode 15: Partnerships that Actually Work CIRCLE: 2018 Youth Turnout Increased in Every State for Which We Have Data 2018 Global Engagement Survey by: Nora Pillard Reynolds Women Hold Up Half the Sky: L.O.V.E. Notes by Marisol Morales Books, Journals, and Reports The Art of Convening: Authentic Engagement in Meetings, Gatherings,…

March Resource Roundup

Short Reads Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3 Episode 11: Community Engagement Pros Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3 Episode 12: For Us, By Us MLK Worked for Transformation – Not for Service Public Engagement and the Future of the University by: Diana Brazzell What Community College Students Say Impedes Their Progress by: Ashley A. Smith Books, Journals, and Reports Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges Report: Renewing the Democratic Purposes of Higher Education Building the Field of Higher Education Engagement: Foundational Ideas and Future Directions Edited by Lorilee R. Sandmann and Diann O. Jones The Diversity of Gentrification: Multiple Forms of Gentrification in…

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrated Across the State

Minnesota Campus Compact members organized a variety of thoughtful programming during the week of January 20, 2019, celebrating the legacy of Dr. King. Here’s a small sample of activities:

February Resource Roundup

“By Any Other Name” by: Colleen Flaherty “Change Happens When We Come Together” by: Atticus Rice, Newman Civic Fellow The Community Engagement Professional’s Guidebook: A Companion to The Community Engagement Professional in Higher Education by: Lina D. Dostilio and Marshall Welch

Announcing the Engaged Scholars Initiative

Campus Compact of the Midwest has announced the Engaged Scholars Initiative (ESI). The initiative will select and support a small cohort of engaged scholars and scholar-practitioners who can advance co-created knowledge, critically engaged pedagogies, institutional change, and collaborative action to address societal issues. Michigan State University, the University of Kansas, and the University of Minnesota are strategic partners for the initiative, providing critical leadership and in-kind and financial support. Campus Compact is now seeking applications from scholars interested in participation. The initiative was also recently launched in the organization’s Eastern Region, with twelve scholars selected in late 2018. Curriculum has been developed by Campus Compact and the Swearer Center at…

January Resource Roundup

January Resource Roundup: AASHE Campus Sustainability Hub: Coordination & Planning, Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3, Episode 8: Students Making Change…

Civic Agency Workshops

This curated series of experiential workshops supports the development of civic agency through strategies and skills related to “self,” “us,” and “now,” all available for free download. Our staff is also happy to come to your campus and facilitate these experiences with your students or colleagues. If you have questions, additional topics and content to offer, or would like us to come to campus, please contact info {at} mncampuscompact(.)org.  

Communicating Effectively about Community Engagement in Higher Education

This toolkit provides guidance for a community engagement professionals, campus communications professionals, campus administrators, and others involved in telling the story of higher education community engagement.  It is the work product of the 2017-18 Minnesota Campus Compact Communications Task Force. We thank all those who participated for their contributions.

December Resource Roundup

December Resource Roundup: Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3 Episode 5: Let’s Talk Faculty, Critical Intersections In Contemporary Curriculum Pedagogy, Edited by: Laura Jewett, Freyca Calderon-Berumen, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto

November Resource Roundup

Assessing Service-Learning and Civic Engagement: Principles and Techniques  by Sherill B. Gelmon, Barbara A. Holland, and Amy Spring Campus Compact National Webinar Series Playlist on YouTube CIRCLE Poll: Ahead of 2018 Midterms, A New Generation Finds its Political Voice Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3, Episode 4: Connecting Latinx Communities and Higher Education Colleges Partner With Housing Authorities to Combat Student Homelessness Engage the Election: National Voter Registration Day Results Georgetown University and edX Create On-Ramp to Civic Engagement Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement: “This Is Engagement: Best Practices in Community Engaged Scholarship.” A Guide to Collaborative Communication for Service-Learning and Community…

October Resource Roundup

AAC&U Employer Survey & Economic Trend Research, Assessing Service-Learning and Civic Engagement: Principles and Techniques by Sherril B. Gelmon, Barbara A. Holland, Amy Spring With Seanna Kerrigan, Amy Driscoll, Campus food shelves in Minnesota fight growing food insecurity, stigma by Chris Bowling

September Resource Roundup

2018 Employer Research Report, by AAC&U and Hart Research Associates Addressing Student Housing Insecurity Changing the Narrative: Socially Just Leadership Education edited by Kathy L. Guthrie and Vivechkanand S. Chunoo Compact Nation Podcast: Season 2, Episode 20 Constitution Day Op-Ed by Southwest Minnesota State University President Connie Gores Communicating Effectively about Community Engagement in Higher Education, a Minnesota Campus Compact Toolkit Finding Your Elected Officials 2018 Assignment Template Prepared by Lena Jones, Minneapolis College How to Make a Civics Education Stick by Emily Cardinali National Voter Registration Day resources (free posters, stickers, etc) Public Scholarship, Place, and Proximity, Vol 5 Issue 1…

February Community Engagement Resources

ReMediate Your Research by Brady Krien Discusses how researchers can create scholarship that is open and accessible to a general audience. On ‘Experiential Learning’ by John Kijinski Argues that while real-life experiences confer some benefits, what students are offered in the classroom is significantly more valuable. How College Ignite Civic Engagement by Michael Anft Voter drives, community organizing, service learning, and new course offerings connect students with the world beyond the campus gates. Examining the Relationship between Service-Learning Participation and the Educational Success of Underrepresented Students by University of Minnesota researchers Underrepresented students have been identified as being less likely to attain a college degree…

January Community Engagement Resources

Case Studies of Community-Academic Partnerships Established Using the Give-Get Grid Model Describes three case study experiences using the Give-Get Grid, a process tool used to assess stakeholders’ expected benefits (“gets”) and contributions (“gives”) needed to establish and maintain long-term, mutually advantageous community–academic partnerships. Celebrating ‘Builders’ and ‘Burners’ in Student Activism by Chris Purcell A graduate student’s opinion piece arguing that it is wrong for higher education administrations to narrowly reward and uplift student activism that makes them most comfortable. Faculty Hopes: What do our higher-ed teachers want for their students? by Andy Tix Discusses how faculty desire that their students develop during college and…

December Community Engagement Resources

How Universities Foster Economic Growth—and Democracy by Richard Florida Discusses the role that universities play in urban economic development.

October Community Engagement Resources

The Case for Academic Freedom: Student opinions, faculty standards by Nancy Thomas Explores the recent court case involving academic freedom amidst controversial political issue discussions and course content at public institutions.

September Community Engagement Resources

“Neighbourhood Emplaced Centers: A Trend Within American Urban Community-University Engagement” by Lina Dostilio