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November 2021

Campus Voting Challenge Awards Ceremony – Maryland and Washington, DC

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Campus awards from Maryland and Washington, DC will be presented during the 2021 ALL IN Awards Ceremony event on November 9 taking place virtually. The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge empowers colleges and universities to achieve excellence in nonpartisan student engagement.  Nine CCMA members were designated voter-friendly campuses. To be designated, campuses need to engage their campus communities and promote voter registration and voting as part of their institutional mission. See the full news story. Go to the ALL IN Campus Challenge Awards website to register for the event now.

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September 2021

MD Student and Military Voter Empowerment Act

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join in the conversation us as we discuss the legislation, connect with campuses currently engaged with nonpartisan student voting, and tap into the organizations that can help you sustain this work on your campus. Publicly funded colleges and universities in Maryland will be required to: -Assign a member of staff as the student voting coordinator; -Write nonpartisan voter plans every two years; and -Report voter plans to MD Higher Education Commission and MD State Board of Elections. Register Now

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June 2021

How to Become a School of National Service

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join CCMA and The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism (GOSV) for an information session to learn how your institution can become a School of National Service and fully match the AmeriCorps Segal Education Award that AmeriCorps members earn for completing a year of service. Only 16 percent of Maryland institutions offer a Segal Award Match. Our goal is to increase this to 100%. This important award will help you attract qualified and experienced applicants who are dedicated to national service and community service. Join us to learn more about how to become a School of National Service and the myriad benefits of offering a Segal Award match! You'll hear the stories of AmeriCorps service members who have directly benefited from the match. Register Now

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Community Engaged Professionals Retreat

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Take a little time for yourself to reflect on the work that you’ve done over the past year, re-center and recharge! Join CCMA for a 4-hour virtual Self-Care Workshop led by Larisa Harrington, Founder, Strong by Nature. You’ll learn how to slow down and make self-care a priority, as well as learn the following tools for self-care and resilience: Mindfulness Breathing Gratitude Chair Stretching CCMA Members:  $35 Non-Members: $50 Register Now

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April 2021

MSCHE Guided Conversation Series Session V

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Utilizing the Carnegie Civic Engagement Classification Application to Support Self-Study and Accreditation More Information and registration Featured Speakers: Dr. Robert Bonfiglio - Vice President, Institutional Field Relations, Middle States Commission on Higher Education Mr. Gene Brown - Director of Ludington School for Public Purpose, Albion College Dr. Joyce Jacobson - President, Hobart & William Smith Colleges Dr. Matthew Johnson - President, Albion College Dr. Lynn Okagaki - Deputy Provost of Academic Affairs, University of Delaware Dr. Lynette Overby - Deputy Director of University Community Engagement Initiative, University of Delaware Dr. Laurie Worrall - executive Director, Campus Compact for New York & Pennsylvania Ms. Madeline Yates, Executive Director, Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic  

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Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Conference

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This year the SLCE conference will be a virtual two hour event themed “Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Building Democracy.” Join CCMA for several interactive virtual workshops covering food security, global citizenship, virtual service learning, and virtual civic engagement. Theme:  Building a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive democracy Purpose:  To engender conversations about best practices in service-learning and civic and community engagement that lead to building just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive democracy Format:  Virtual 2-hour interactive conference via Zoom. This year's SLCE conference will consist of five concurrent sessions with topics related to Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Building Democracy. Participants will be broken up into five breakout sessions and rotate from topic to topic. Workshop presenters will present on their topic for approximately 10 minutes, followed by group discussion for 10 minutes for an interactive experience. Workshop Sessions: Virtual Service Learning Food Security Strengthening Virtual Partnerships Global Diversity Awareness  Collective ImpactOn Register Now

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March 2021

MSCHE Guided Conversation Series Session IV

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Community and Civic Engagement through the Lens of Accreditation Standards VI & VII More information and registration Featured Speakers: Dr. Merydawilda Colon - Executive Director, Center for Civic Engagement & Service-Learning and Professor of Social Work, Stockton University Dr. Michelle McDonald - CAO of the Atlantic City Campus and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Stockton University Dr. Saul Peterson - Executive Director, New Jersey Campus Compact Dr. Havidan Rodriguez - President, University of Albany Dr. Paul Starkey - Vice President, Institutional Field Relations, Middle States Commission on Higher Education Dr. Roger Ward - Interim Provost, Executive VP, & Dean of the Graduate School, University of Maryland, Baltimore Ms. Madeline Yates, Executive Director, Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic

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Assessing Diversity: Embracing Diversity & Building Intercultural Competence

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Continuing our successful Fall 2020 Diversity Series with the University of the District of Columbia, these sessions will focus on assessment of the Diversity classroom. Join us for two days focusing on assessment, rubrics, and rubric calibration in diversity-centered classrooms. We will also look at extending this assessment to university diversity offices in general.  Session registration includes teaching assessment materials and a rubric calibration session with UDC’s Director of Institutional Assessment and Outcomes, Dr. Rebecca Graham. Drs. Kimberly Crews and Wynn Yarbrough will facilitate breakout groups with assessment activities from UDC’s IGED 270 Discovery Diversity class. Participants who attend both sessions will be able to extend this work to their own teaching, share it with colleagues, and work with their own diversity offices on campus. The session on March 5th will include an introduction to teaching diversity and assessment, assessment exercises, followed by a rubric and sample share. The session on March 12th will focus on rubric calibration using the UDC's IGED 270 rubric and other samples.  We will parallel AACU’s rubric…

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February 2021

CEP Network Meeting

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join CCMA and your CEP colleagues in the region for a monthly discussion of issues you and your campuses are currently facing. We will hold these meetings monthly on the third Thursday of the month from 10-11 a.m.  February's meeting will continue with discussions of: Plans for a virtual SLCE conference, A possible CEP Retreat later this spring, Resources CCMA can provide to help with virtual service-learning and community engagement, and Spring semester plans and challenges. Register Now

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MSCHE Conversation Series Session III

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Community and Civic Engagement through the Lens of Accreditation Standards III, IV & V More information and registration Featured speakers: Dr. Idna Corbett - Vice President, Institutional Field Relations, Middle States Commission on Higher Education Dr. Monica Walker - Dean, Instruction, School of Writing, Literacy and Language, CCBC Dr. Julie Ramsey - Vice President Student Affairs, Gettysburg College Ms. Michele Wolff - Executive Director, The Shriver Center, UMBC Dr. Laurie Worrall - Executive Director, Campus Compact for New York & Pennsylvania Ms. Madeline Yates, Executive Director, Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic

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June 2020

Community Equity Conversation: Don’t Look Away

June 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  Join CCMA for a Community Equity Conversation: Don't Look Away via Zoom with Carmen Marshall to support our members as we create an open space for listening and put our values of equity and justice into action through reflective discussions. This CCMA-facilitated conversation provides an open space for listening and discussing issues of equity and justice. Together with Carmen Marshall, we will set up a safe space to listen and address issues of structural racism and inequity. We plan to have a series of three conversations. The first one is next Wednesday, June 10th at 10:00 am and is a CCMA-members only event. Carmen Marshall is the Director of Consulting for Maryland Nonprofits. Informed by her work in civil rights, Carmen is dedicated to working with world changers – organizations and leaders – who are serious about making progress in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). “As a country, we don’t necessarily do a good job talking about racial…

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February 2020

Service-Learning Faculty Workshop

February 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Shriver Center at UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Public Policy Building
Baltimore, MD United States
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$35 – $75

Join faculty colleagues to explore service-learning as a high-impact educational practice for courses in all disciplines at a workshop led by Dr. Barbara Jacoby. Dr. Jacoby served as Faculty Associate for Leadership and Community Service-Learning at the University of Maryland from 2011 to 2016. In this role, she facilitated initiatives involving academic partnerships, service-learning, and community engagement. She has held various other positions at the University of Maryland, and is a name at the top of the field of service-learning. Attendees may register for the entire day, the morning session, or the afternoon session.  Registration includes lunch and materials.   Register now Agenda 9:00am - Registration and light breakfast 9:30am-12:00pm - Morning Session: Getting Started with Service-Learning The morning session of this interactive workshop will serve as an on-ramp for faculty members new to service-learning and will enable those who have had some service-learning experience to gain a deeper understanding of the pedagogy.  1:00-3:00pm - Afternoon Session: Service-Learning Assessment: How Do…

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November 2019

Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Conference

November 16, 2019
University of Maryland, College Park

The Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Conference (SLCE) is a full-day opportunity to share success strategies among students, faculty, and staff at institutions throughout Maryland, D.C., and Delaware on the topics of community service, service-learning and civic engagement. Go to our main event page for more information and a link to register.

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June 2019

Service-Learning Course Design

June 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wilmington University – Dover Campus, 3282 N. DuPont Highway Building A
Dover, DE 19901
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Getting Started with Service-Learning Join faculty colleagues to explore service-learning as a high-impact educational practice for courses in all disciplines at a workshop led by Dr. Barbara Jacoby. Register now This interactive workshop will serve as an on-ramp for faculty members new to service-learning and will enable those who have had some service-learning experience to dive deeper into the pedagogy. It will address three of the most frequently asked questions about service-learning: (1) What exactly is service-learning and what does it look like across disciplines? (2) So what are its benefits to students, communities, faculty, and universities? and (3) Now what? How do I get started? Participants will work through a step-by-step Service-Learning Course Design Worksheet. Those who are teaching a service-learning course or seeking to integrate service-learning into an existing course are encouraged to bring their syllabus. No experience with service-learning is required. Registration includes lunch and materials. Any questions, please contact Madeline Yates, CCMA Executive Director, at yates@ccmidatlantic.org.…

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2019 Community Engaged Practitioners’ Retreat

June 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hood College – Whitaker Campus Center, 401 Rosemont Ave.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
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Identity, Social Justice and Privilege: A Courageous Conversation CCMA invites you to be part of the celebration by renewing our collective commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. Join us for a day of learning about difficult conversations, managing triggers, and privilege. Exploration of our identities is essential to our growth as individuals, our relationships with others, and our ability to co-create a socially just and equitable society. Retreat participants will explore our varied identities, unpack the ways we have been socialized in our identities, and examine how our identity and social positioning impacts our work on campuses, with our students, and with our communities. Participants will gain deeper self-understanding and tools to lead others in honest conversations about equity and diversity which are essential to transformative personal and community change work. This year’s Practitioners’ Retreat will also feature networking roundtables where you can bring questions as well as answers on a variety of timely topics. The retreat will be led by…

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May 2019

Midwest Campus Compact Conference

May 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN + Google Map

Join Campus Compact in Minnesota May 30-31, 2019 for the next regional conference for networking, learning, and building the field of community engagement in higher education.  Whether you are new to community-engaged learning and scholarship, curious about learning the basics of community-campus partnerships, or a seasoned engaged scholar or community engagement professional seeking innovative approaches and discussion of important issues, this conference will provide opportunities to learn, explore, connect, and prepare for bold and thoughtful action. Learn more at midwest.compact.org.

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Community College Institute

May 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Prince George’s Community College, 301 Largo Road
Largo, MD 20774
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Community Colleges as Civic Power Plants: Generating, Harnessing, and Spreading Civic Power Inspired by Eric Liu’s You Are More Powerful than You Think and his notion of civic power, this interactive workshop will introduce the concept of community colleges as “Civic Powerhouses” generating power in the civic life of their students and campuses. How can community colleges harness their true public purpose by educating for democracy and sending it out to making a difference in the civic lives of the community that they serve? Join Verdis Robinson, Campus Compact’s director of community college engagement, for a Community College Institute hosted by Prince George’s Community College. The institute will explore model programs in diverse community colleges that are effectively advancing learning and student success through civic engagement and a strong commitment to the public purposes of higher education. Through a series of panels, small group dialogues, and larger conversations, we will explore the unique challenges and opportunities of community colleges and…

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April 2019

National Service-Learning Conference

April 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - April 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
New Foundations Charter School Philadelphia, PA + Google Map

Nurturing Learners, Growing Leaders The National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) is excited to invite you to the New Foundations Charter School in Philadelphia, PA, which will be the host site for their 30th Annual National Service-Learning Conference on April 14-16, 2019. The National Service-Learning Conference highlights and promotes service-learning as a way of teaching and learning that builds academic and citizenship skills while renewing communities. It is the only major national conference that provides professional development to a diverse audience of K-H educators, administrators, pre-service teacher education staff and faculty, researchers, youth leaders, partners, parents, program coordinators, national service members, community-based organization staff, policy-makers, and corporate and foundation officers.

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March 2019

ERCC Conference 2019

March 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The ERCC conference aims to showcase practices advancing the field of community and civic engagement.  Through a mix of session topics and formats, networking opportunities, and a variety of speakers, ERCC conference participants will explore key topics related to community-engaged scholarship, learning that promotes civic & democratic engagement, and programs and partnerships that enhance both community & campus. The field of civic and community engagement is challenged to respond, contribute, and lead change-making efforts on and off campus that improve our communities and democracy. The 2019 conference theme is Education for Democracy: Innovating in Complex Times. Higher Education is influenced by significant social, economic, and political factors within and beyond academe, and campuses are at the nexus of multiple social movements. ERCC 2019 will be held at the Omni Hotel in Rhode Island. For lodging information, please see the hotel website. For pricing and to register, please see the registration page.

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December 2018

CEP Breakfast

December 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Join CCMA at our quarterly breakfasts for Community Engaged Practitioners (CEP)! Each breakfast will focus on a different topic to engage various CEP's from across the region. The goal is to have an open discussion about the topic of the day, share challenges & successes, and provide support & resources to community-engaged practitioners at CCMA member and non-member campuses. This breakfast will be in Annapolis and focus on the discussion topic: Working with Community Partners. Ticket prices include the price of breakfast. Check out more details and registration on the event page.

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