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Annual Awards and Summit

April 29, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm


Join us April 29, 2019 at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden for this inspiring event.

Tickets are available now through April 19th. Award winners will receive one free ticket. Members colleges and universities and other organizations can also sponsor tables for $300.

11:30 am Awards Lunch and Keynote: The Business Case for Community Engagement

Join us as we present the 2019 awards and for a keynote presentation from Mandi McReynolds, Director of Community Relations and the Foundation at Principal. Mandi will draw on her experiences in higher education and corporate philanthropy to talk about the promise of partnerships and the business case for community engagement.

Three things about Mandi:

1.) I love to build things. Not with hammers. With people.

2.) Nothing beats swimming with my daughter, Ava.  In January we get to swim with dolphins in the middle of the sea.

3.) The game of social comparison never wins. Don’t worry about my resume. A passion to learn in all things, a willingness to get lost even when it’s hard, and the ability to endure makes life interesting. Our stories and purpose on this earth are different. So let’s go back to basic of being human and enter into an authentic conversation. And don’t worry about some accolade you will forget.

1:30-3:30 pm Deep Dive Workshop: Community Engagement and Careers

Join Mandi McReynolds and Lindsay Moser, University Relations Manager at Microsoft and Iowa Campus Compact Board member for a discussion about connecting community engagement and careers. Get new ideas for helping students build career skills and connecting with employers.


April 29, 2019
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Iowa Campus Compact
(515) 207-0049


Des Moines Botanical Garden
909 Robert D. Ray Dr
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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