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12/24/2012 Other article Ashley Finley Civic Engagement
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

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

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

In a spring 2009 course on family history writing and service-learning, students wrote portions of their own family history and then worked to help write an historical book for the Cottage Lake History Project. Data collected...

Other article Suzanne Kesler Rumsey Assessment & Evaluation, Service Learning

This report advances a new, widely shared vision of college admissions that seeks to respond to this deeply concerning problem. It makes the case that college admissions can send compelling messages that both ethical engagement—especially concern for others and the common good—and intellectual...

Other article Making Caring Common Access & Success, Civic Engagement, Service Learning

A list of journals and other scholarship outlets that accept community-engaged work.

Other article Campus Compact of the Mountain West Civic Engagement, Engaged Scholarship, Community-engaged Research, Service Learning, Tenure & Promotion

Although many campuses have long had economic development initiatives in place, the impact of campus engagement efforts on local economies has become increasingly important as the longterm effects of the global financial downturn take hold.With so much at stake, it is vital that colleges and...

Other article Amanda Wittman, Terah Crews Workforce & Economic Development

Over the past 50 years, leaders from both sides of the aisle have supported service to meet goals of national significance. As a result, national service has been instrumental in tackling important challenges facing families and communities, such as addressing underperforming schools and...

Other article Melissa Boteach, Shirley Sagawa, Tracey Ross Volunteerism, Service, and Philanthropy, Workforce & Economic Development

This paper explores how volunteers of color understand race and construct racial identities through their experiences volunteering in a southern California juvenile hall. In the literature on service learning and volunteerism, scholars often assume that volunteers are White and economically...

Other article Jennifer R. Tilton Service Learning



“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
----Viktor Frankl

From the podium situated at the front of the room to the tables set up in uniform rows to the individuals sitting in identical chairs, speckled throughout, this classroom could be any college classroom across the country.  The stories that emanated from this little, plain room...