Keynotes and Pre-Conferences Announced for Midwest Conference
The Midwest Campus Compact Conference brings together higher education staff, faculty, students, partners, and others to connect and get new ideas and skills for community and civic engagement.
The 2019 conference, Dispatches from the Midwest: Community, Collaboration, and Critical Perspectives, is May 29-31, 2019 at the University of Minnesota. A record number of session proposals were received and are being reviewed now. Keynote presentations and pre-conference sessions have been announced. Learn more about the schedule and featured speakers.
Collaborating Across Difference to Advance Equity, Sindy Morales Garcia, Senior Program Associate, Community Initiatives and Kirsten Johnson is the Director of Community Engagement and Systems Change, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Breakfast Plenary with 2018 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award Presentation to Eva Zygmunt, Helen Gant ElmoreDistinguished Professor of Elementary Education and co-director of the Alliance for Community-Engaged Teacher Preparation at Ball State University
Civic Imperatives, Nancy Thomas, Institute for Democracy & Higher Education, Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life
- Community Colleges as Civic Powerhouses: Generating, Harnessing, and Spreading Civic Power – Verdis Robinson, Campus Compact, Director of Community College Engagement.
- Critical Service-Learning and the Ethical Considerations of Community Partnerships – Cristina Santamaría Graff, Assistant Professor of Special Education, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis and Kiesha Warren-Gordon, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Ball State University
- Intentional Dialogue for Campus Community Partnerships: A Framework for Transformation – Gayle Hilleke, Executive Director, Kentucky Campus Compact and Dan Joyner, Facilitation Consultant
- Ripple Effects Mapping: A Participatory Strategy for Documenting Community Engagement Impacts – Scott Chazdon, Evaluation and Research Specialist with the Extension Center for Community Vitality, University of Minnesota
- Using the SLQAT, A Research-Based Tool for Supporting and Determining the Quality of Service-Learning Courses – Andrew Furco, Associate Vice President for Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota, Laurel Hirt, Director of the Center for Community-Engaged Learning at the University of Minnesota, and Isabel Lopez, PhD student in Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota.