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Given the importance of service learning, colleges cannot keep treating service as merely an extracurricular add-on. Instead, the Center for American Progress proposes a new vision for service learning in higher education. Under the CAP proposal, colleges and universities would establish service...

Other article Ben Miller, Carmel Martin, Phoebe Sweet, Shiv Rawal Access & Success, Engaged Campus, Service Learning, Workforce & Economic Development
07/18/2016 Other article Campus Compact of the Mountain West Student Veterans, Engaged Campus, Service Learning

A Praxis Brief highlights the intersection between Campus Compact’s mission and A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy’s Future (National Task Force on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement, 2012). The latter report, produced by the Association of American Colleges and...

Other article Campus Compact, Char Gray Civic Engagement, Engaged Campus
07/19/2013 Other article U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Student Veteran Success

Publicly engaged academic work is taking hold in American colleges and universities, part of a larger trend toward civic professionalism in many spheres. But tenure and promotion policies lag behind public scholarly and creative work and discourage faculty from doing it. Disturbingly, our...

Other article Julie Ellison, Timothy K. Eatman Engaged Scholarship, Engaged Campus, Institutionalization, Tenure & Promotion
07/18/2016 Other article Campus Compact of the Mountain West Student Veterans, Engaged Campus, Service Learning

A prevailing notion among higher education leaders is that public relations and marketing efforts must be intensified to boost legislative support for colleges and universities. However, this view fails to consider whether the academy might increase its standing among legislators and the...

Other article David J. Weerts Collective Impact, Community Partnerships

This document from Dominican University of California provides guidelines and a process for service-learning course designation.

Other article Dominican University of California Institutionalization, Service Learning
08/20/2015 Other article Jacqueline Lanier Service Learning
12/24/2012 Other article Ashley Finley Civic Engagement

Detailed information and guidelines for all categories of Campus Compact|Western Region Engagement Awards.

Other article Continuums of Service Conference Engaged Campus

On February 22, 23, and 24, 2006, leaders of 28 national organizations gathered at the grounds of the Wingspread Conference facilities in Racine, Wisconsin. These leaders represent organizations and university programs whose efforts focus on enhancing and supporting partnerships between U.S...

Other article David J. Weerts, Lorilee R. Sandmann Collective Impact, Community Partnerships, Engaged Campus

There is a deep hunger within people in communities to make a real dent on the challenges that beset us. But people are wrestling with fundamental questions about how to create these changes, questions that go to the heart of community life – how it functions, how to engage it, how progress...

Other article Richard C. Harwood Collective Impact, Community Partnerships

The Educational Objectives and Graduation Guidelines Taskforce at Pitzer College developed this report, including: (1) definitions of key terms; (2) proposed language for the Pitzer Catalogue; (3) criteria for courses/programs to qualify as meeting the objectives; and (4) sample Student Learning...

Other article Pitzer College Engaged Campus, Institutionalization, Service Learning

The Commission on Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Health Professions was convened by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health in October 2003, with funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, to provide national leadership for creating a more supportive culture and reward system for...

Other article Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Engaged Scholarship, Tenure & Promotion



This isn’t a story about war, about the wounds—both visible and invisible—that soldiers are left to carry after war, or the trauma that goes hand in hand with being a soldier.  You won’t find details of battle or unsettling imagery in this tale.  This story is about strength and determination beyond the experience of war; this story embodies the power of self-identity as a veteran.  It’s a story of integrating the person that you once were with the person you are now...