CCMA Publishes 10 Year Impact Report

Looking back over the past decade of work in the Maryland, DC, and Delaware area, Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic has published “10 Years of Impact 2009-2019.” This report highlights stories of how CCMA has impacted students, institutions, faculty, presidents, community partners, K12 youth, and communities. As the largest consortium of higher education institutions in the region, CCMA brings together nearly 85% of all the public and private, two- and four-year institutions with a shared mission: to mobilize the collective commitment and capacity of higher education to advance communities through civic and community engagement. This impact report tells the story of how…

Announcing the 2020 Impact Award Recipients

Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education, announces the 2020 recipients of three Campus Compact Impact Awards: the Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award, the Richard Guarasci Award for Institutional Transformation, and the Eduardo J. Padrón Award for Institutional Transformation. These awards recognize the outstanding work of individuals and institutions in pursuit of the public purposes of higher education. To read a full press release, please go to the Campus Compact site. Recipients: 2020 Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award Debra Gibe, Mott Community College in Flint Michigan Chris Nayve, University of San…

Now Available: Three New Micro-Credentials

Campus Compact is pleased to announce three new micro-credentials as part of the Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program. Supporting Engaged Faculty Development Earn this micro-credential by demonstrating an ability to effectively support and facilitate professional development related to community-engaged learning and research. Community-Engaged Learning and Teaching Earn this micro-credential by demonstrating an ability to effectively facilitate curricular, community-engaged learning experiences that are beneficial to students and community. Engaged Research Earn this micro-credential by effectively demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and critical commitments that must be mobilized by CEPs who engage in ethical and reciprocal research with communities. Apply today for these or…

2019 CCMA Award Winners Named

CCMA annually recognizes excellence in leadership of civic engagement and service-learning in order to cultivate a culture of engagement throughout our region. These awards are ways we take time to recognize excellence in the contributions of individuals and groups to the larger good of community and society. This year we were able to recognize the majority of our amazing slate of 2019 winners at the Service-Learning and Civic Engagement (SLCE) Conference on November 16th. Thank you to all who attended and were able to join us in congratulating our winners a the award ceremony over lunch. Two of our major awards will…

Campus Compact Launches Three New Awards

Campus Compact today announces three new awards that will be bestowed on individuals and institutions who have demonstrated outstanding work in pursuit of the public purposes of higher education. The Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award celebrates the ethical leadership and advocacy demonstrated by Community Engagement Professionals. Each year, we will recognize an exemplary Community Engagement Professional who has demonstrated collaboration with communities focused on transformative change, a commitment to justice-oriented work, and an impact on the larger movement to build ethical and effective community engagement locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. The award is named for Nadinne Cruz, an innovative leader of…

National Service Recognized in CCMA Region

  Each year, 75,000 AmeriCorps members come from all corners of the country to put the “national” in national service and get things done for America. AmeriStates and AmeriCities rank the locations that generate the most AmeriCorps members per capita each year. CCMA is proud to have a robust AmeriCorps VISTA program that helps citizens serve their communities, and we are thankful to be in a region where national service is so evidently valued. In 2019, Washington, D.C. came in as the number one AmeriState, producing the most AmeriCorps members per capita in the nation. Baltimore, MD ranked third among…

WELCOME CCMA AMERICORPS VISTA LEADER KYRSTYN!

CCMA is excited to welcome Kyrstyn Devlin to the CCMA community as one of our AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders! Kyrstyn is a native of New Haven, CT. She recently received a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with minors in Psychology and Women’s & Gender Studies from Southern CT State University. While pursuing her degree she was a Resident Assistant, Undergraduate Research Associate for Yale School of Medicine Dept. of OB/Gyn, volunteer at a residential treatment facility for older adults, member of AmeriCorps Prevention Corps, and presented a multiple undergraduate research conferences exploring special topics ranging from “The Black Panther Party in…

Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program

New program offers professional certification for civic and community engagement professionals April 29 – BOSTON – Campus Compact today launched its Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program, the first such program for higher education civic and community engagement professionals. “Campus Compact is launching this credentialing program because we believe the work of higher education Community Engagement Professionals matters,” said Campus Compact President Andrew Seligsohn. “It matters enough that it’s worth supporting professionals to help them do their work well–reflectively, ethically, and effectively. We also believe supporting CEPs as they build their own competencies will help higher education colleagues and community partners…

2019 CCMA Award Nominations Open

The CCMA Award nomination period is now open! Please see our awards page for nomination forms and descriptions of the various awards we give out to recognize members of our community who are engaged in excellent service-learning and civic engagement work. There are categories to recognize everyone from scholars early in their career, to student groups, to established community leaders. If you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their work, download the nomination form packet and fill out the appropriate forms! Award winners from previous years can also be found through our awards page.  

CCMA 2018 Award Winners

CCMA annually recognizes excellence in leadership of civic engagement and service-learning in order to cultivate a culture of engagement throughout our region. This year we were able to recognize our amazing slate of 2018 winners at the Presidents’ Institute and 10th Anniversary Celebration on November 8th. Thank you to all who attended and were able to join us in congratulating our winners a the award ceremony over lunch. To learn more about each individual winner and their deserving work, please see our 2018 award winner page. 

Nomination Open – Newman Civic Fellows

The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports community-committed students who are changemakers and public problem-solvers at Campus Compact member institutions across the country. Fellows are nominated by their president or chancellor on the basis of their potential for public leadership. Nominations are now open for this award, and students must be nominated by their institution president. Learn more about the nomination criteria at the Campus Compact website. Learn more about current CCMA Newman Civic Fellows here. Nominations are due February 1, 2019.

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