Webinar Resource: Campus Voter Engagement

Illinois Campus Compact, State Matters, BallotReady, and Campus Election Engagement Project teamed up for a Webinar on Campus Voter Engagement. This webinar discussed the tools and resources that these organizations use to engage students voters. You can watch the entire webinar below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8wm7ApqQP4&t=43s

Webinar Resource: How Colleges and Universities can support building sustainable rural communities

This webinar was led by Christopher Merrett, Director and Professor in the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs (IIRA) at Western Illinois University and Anne Hlavacka, Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI) as well as the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Our presenters discussed rural civic engagement and trends in rural communities while addressing what makes rural communities appealing to university partnerships, combining classroom experience with experiential learning. They spoke about the unique opportunities available in rural communities and current trends in rural communities and how colleges and universities can support growth…

Webinar Resource: Nuts and Bolts: Creating Respectful Partnerships with Native and Indigenous Populations

Dr. Sally Thompson has spent nearly forty years working with the native tribes of the West. Trained as an anthropologist at the University of Colorado, she has worked in Montana as an archaeologist, ethnographer, and ethnohistorian. In this webinar she is joined by Crow Tribal member Shane Doyle, EdD. As colleges and universities attempt to better connect with indigenous populations, we need some guiding frameworks. This webinar addresses specific protocols in working with tribal communities.  You can view the webinar below.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPF_Xpyac18&feature=youtu.be   You can leave your feedback about this webinar below.

Webinar Resource: Respectful Partnerships with Indigenous Peoples

Dr. Sally Thompson has spent nearly forty years working with the native tribes of the West. Trained as an anthropologist at the University of Colorado, she has worked in Montana as an archaeologist, ethnographer, and ethnohistorian. As founder and director of the Regional Learning Project at the University of Montana (2001-2010), Sally oversaw a team of specialists developing curriculum resources on regional history, geography and culture. As colleges and universities attempt to better connect with Native American populations, we need some guiding frameworks. Sally Thompson led an interactive discussion about how her work was transformed by working with native populations. She…

Webinar Resource: Food Pantry and Community Collaboration

Wisconsin and Illinois Campus Compact partnered with the Hunger Task Force in Milwaukee to present this webinar, which explores ways that on-campus food pantries are working with local food pantries to make their efforts more successful. There are several campus experiences highlighted, including: – Western Technical College + Hunger Task Force La Crosse (La Crosse, WI) – UW-Green Bay + Paul’s Pantry (Green Bay, WI) – Western Illinois University-Quad Cities (Moline, IL) View the webinar and download the PowerPoint Slides below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afY7XFbvpmA&feature=youtu.be

Webinar Resource: Libraries and Civic Engagement

On Tuesday, we were joined by Sarah Goodwin Thiel of the University of Kansas and Anne Marie Gruber of the University of Northern Iowa to discuss the role of academic libraries in promoting civic engagement. You can access the entire webinar below to learn from these two engaged academic scholars, as well as directly download the slides. If you are interested in developing civic engagement resources in your community using the local library, consider reaching out to these two civic engagement professionals! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCVRAIGjJ7M Download the presentation slides as a PDF below.

Webinar Resource: Tyson Foods Summer Community Internship Program – Technical Assistance Webinar

DEADLINE TO APPLY: November 17, 2017 The Tyson Foods Summer Community Internship Program is a partnership between Campus Compact and Tyson Foods to provide an invaluable opportunity for select college students to gain professional experience while making a positive impact in our community. The program provides full-time college students an eight-week paid summer job to assist community organizations and gain experience with diverse social issues. In the summer of 2018, the program will provide 40 nonprofit organizations in the Chicago area, and Sioux City, Storm Lake, and Council Bluffs, Iowa with a grant of $3,000-3,500 to hire a qualified college…

Webinar Resource: Working with Development to Advance Community Engagement

Our final Summer Webinar of 2017 series is now available for download! In this webinar we discussed how civic engagement professionals at Universities can tap into the fundraising resources available on campuses. To learn more abut this, we were joined by Jennifer McFarland, Associate Vice President of Development and Managing Director of the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association and Lynette Green, Associate Vice President for College Advancement at St. Norbert College. Civic engagement projects within universities have become accustomed to applying for grants, but there is room to grow by developing on-going relationships with donors. We hope that this webinar will…

Webinar Resource: Online Service-Learning – Summer Webinar Series

On June 22, Illinois Campus Compact hosted an Online Service-Learning Webinar in partnership with Wisconsin Campus Compact. This webinar explored ways that online courses can be structured to bring service-learning to the ever-growing digital classroom. Below you will links to the resources presented in the webinar. These resources include power-point slides covering the topic, example syllabi and the recording of the webcast itself. Online Service-Learning Webinar Resources PowerPoint –   Example Syllabi – ActiveCitizen syllabus 2016 EDPOL 114 2016 Spring sl Syllabus EDPOL 114 Spring 2016 Introductory Group Project EDPOL 609 Community Partnerships Syllabus Spring 2015-1 Research – Sandy & Franco Grounding Service-Learning…