2016 February 10, 2016 High Point University High Point, North Carolina
General Conference Information
Opportunities for Members
North Carolina Campus Compact Executive Board
6 Plenary 8 Awards 14 Workshops 19 Workshop Presenters 22 North Carolina Campus Compact Member Institutions
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2016 PACE Conference 8:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast, Lobby, Charles E. and Pauline Hayworth Fine Arts Center 9:00 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.
Opening Session, Charles E. and Pauline Hayworth Fine Arts Center Welcome Leslie Garvin, Executive Director, NC Campus Compact Presentation of Civic Engagement Awards Nido Qubein, President, High Point University, and Chair, NC Campus Compact Executive Board Leo M. Lambert Engaged Leader Award Robert L. Sigmon Service-Learning Award The Civic Engagement Professional of the Year Award
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Opening Plenary, Charles E. and Pauline Hayworth Fine Arts Center The Future of Service-Learning and Community Engagement Edward Zlotkowski, Professor Emeritus of English and Media Studies, Bentley University Patti Clayton, Principal, PHC Ventures, Senior Scholar, IUPUI and UNC Greensboro,Visiting Fellow, New England Resource Center for Higher Education Sarah Stanlick, Director, Center for Community Engagement, Lehigh University 11:40 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Workshop Block I, Earl N. Phillips School of Business 12:55 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Lunch, Greek Village Conference Center and Plato S. Wilson Commerce Building
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Workshop Block II, Earl N. Phillips School of Business
3:10 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Workshop Block III, Earl N. Phillips School of Business
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closing Plenary, The David L. Francis Lecture Hall at Earl N. Phillips School of Business The Future of Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Final Reflections Zlotkowski, Clayton, Stanlick Professional Resource Giveaway
About PACE Welcome to the 2016 Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement Conference! The PACE Conference offers college and university faculty, administrators, and community partners a place to share research, model programs and best-practices related to service-learning, civic engagement, and community partnerships. Today, over 230 individuals representing nearly 40 institutions and 9 states will share and learn together. #PACE16 marks the 19th year of this annual event. The first “Service-Learning Institute” was held by Elon University and North Carolina Campus Volunteers (NCCV). In 2002, North Carolina Campus Compact was formed, merged with NCCV, and became the conference organizer; in 2009 the conference was re-named PACE. Through these changes, the focus has remained on leveraging the shared knowledge of our network – infused with the perspectives of national experts – to advance the public purposes of higher education in our state. This year, we are also happy to welcome Dr. Edward Zlotkowski – who keynoted this event in 2005 – back to PACE to engage us in a new effort – “The Service-Learning & Community Engagement (SLCE) Future Directions Project.” Read more about the project, Zlotkowski, and his collaborators Dr. Patti Clayton and Dr. Sarah Stanlick, in your program beginning on page 6.
About Presidents Forum During the PACE Conference, NC Campus Compact member presidents and chancellors take part in the Presidents Forum. The 2016 forum marks the 6th year of this special event, which offers college and university leaders a chance to meet and discuss their role in developing an “engaged campus.” This year’s forum, “Partners in Progress: Presidents, Institutions, and Communities,” is hosted by High Point University President Nido Qubein. The event features presenters from national organizations Say Yes to Education and the Democracy Collaborative, a discussion of the state of higher education in North Carolina, and remarks from three engaged leaders in the network, East Carolina Chancellor Steve Ballard, Wake Technical Community College President Stephen Scott, and Warren Wilson College President Steven Solnick.
About North Carolina Campus Compact North Carolina Campus Compact is a collaborative network of 35 colleges and universities with a shared commitment to educating engaged citizens and strengthening communities. (Member campuses are listed on page 22.) Guided by an Executive Board of presidents and chancellors, the Compact provides information, resources, recognition, and professional development opportunities to help faculty, staff, and students build the “engaged campus,” where student learning is connected to community life. Founded in 2002 and hosted by Elon University, the Compact is one of 34 state and regional affiliates of the national Campus Compact network, which includes more than 1,000 college and university leaders.
NC Campus Compact Staff
Engaged Faculty Scholars 2015-2016
Leslie Garvin, Executive Director Chad Fogleman, Assistant Director Carolyn Byrne, Program Coordinator René Summers, Program Assistant
Dr. Annie Jonas, Warren Wilson College Dr. Ashley Oliphant, Pfeiffer University
General Conference Information Workshop Location
Workshop rooms are located on the second floor of Phillips Hall. See room designations with each workshop description.
Photos, video, audio are taken throughout the day. NC Campus Compact may use these images in printed marketing materials, videos or on our website. We accept your consent to do so unless you visit the registration desk to obtain an “opt-out” sticker to be placed on your name badge.
Acknowledgements Many thanks to High Point University for hosting the 2016 PACE Conference. Today would not be possible without the leadership of President Nido Qubein, Chair of the NC Campus Compact Executive Board, and the dedication of Melissa Anderson, Director of University Events, and her team. We appreciate all the presenters who are leading workshops today. We are grateful to Drs. Zlotkowski, Clayton, and Stanlick for sharing their thinking on the future of the field and to Bob Sigmon for joining us today. Special thanks to the 2016 Workshop Proposal Review Committee: Dr. Kim Buch, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Dr. Sherree Davis, Fayetteville State University Dr. Annie Jonas, Warren Wilson College Dr. Ashley Oliphant, Pfeiffer University Ms. Leslie Garvin, North Carolina Campus Compact
Awards Presentations During the morning session, we will acknowledge the outstanding contributions of a North Carolina president, a faculty member and two staff members in furthering higher education civic engagement. We appreciate the work of all who submitted nominations for the Lambert, Sigmon and Civic Engagement Professional awards, and to those who helped review nominations including: Matthew Farley, Executive Director, Connecticut Campus Compact Kelli Jo McNemar, Executive Director, West Virginia Campus Compact Josh Todd, Executive Director, Oregon Campus Compact
Cell Phones and Electronic Devices As a courtesy to presenters, speakers, and attendees, please switch cell phones to silent mode during sessions. While live Tweeting is encouraged, please be respectful of the varying levels of comfort of presenters and participants. Please review the Media Opt-Out policy and refrain from posting photos of participants or presenters wearing an “opt-out” sticker.
Lunch Process Lunch will be served in two locations today. Each registered participant has a (CC) or a (W) printed on your name tag designating your assigned lunch location: CC = Conference Center W = Wilson Commerce Building Complimentary shuttles are provided beginning at 12:40 p.m. in front of Phillips School of Business for the Conference Center (CC) lunch guests. For guests who indicated dietary restrictions during registration, please note that you have a colored dot on your name tag and your lunch location is Wilson Commerce Building (W). Your food buffet will be setup in the Boardroom next to the ballroom. You will prepare your plate then return to the ballroom for seating. Check with Carolyn Byrne at the registration desk before 10:30 a.m. for any dietary adjustments.
Feedback We appreciate your participation in an online evaluation inviting your feedback on the overall event.You will receive the evaluation within one week.
Recycle your Badge Recycle your name badge at the registration table in the lobby of Phillips as you leave this afternoon.
Refreshments Break service will be available throughout the day in Phillips Hall. Drop by between sessions for a snack and beverage. For other options, visit the Slane Student Center food court (behind Phillips Hall) which contains a Chick-Fil-A, Subway and Starbucks.
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Professional Resource Giveaway
Visit the resource table in Phillips Hall to review publications related to SLCE and submit your name to be eligible for the resource giveaway in closing session. Must be present to win.
We thank Lyon Software for their sponsorship of the 2016 PACE Conference. Please visit them in the lobby for a brochure and complimentary items or have lunch with a Lyon representative at the Conference Center venue.
We’d like to thank the following publishers for donating publications and offering discount order information for the PACE Conference: Career Press Carpe Viam Press Democracy Collaborative Jossey-Bass and John Wiley & Sons Publishing Magna Publications Rosetta Books
Routledge Taylor & Francis Group Simon & Schuster Stylus Publishing Teachers College Press Temple University Press University Press of New England
Upcoming Opportunities for NC Campus Compact Members Engaged Faculty Scholars Initiative Application opens: March 2 Deadline: May 13 Term of Service: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017 Two faculty members from the NC Campus Compact network will be selected to: • Promote and deepen the scholarship of engagement at the scholar’s own institution, and • Assist in building the infrastructure for faculty engagement on another member institution. Participating scholars receive a stipend and professional development funding. Collegiate Political Leadership Workshops April 2 in Raleigh April 16 in Asheville Registration closes: March 1 Cost: $65/pp NC Campus Compact is teaming up with the non-partisan NC Institute on Political Leadership (IOPL) to offer students a special introduction to politics and public service. Designed for undergrad or graduate students who are interested in careers in public service, the day-long session includes structured training activities and Q&A with elected officials who are also IOPL alums.
Community Engagement Administrators Conference June 9, 2016 at Elon University Registration opens: March 1; Deadline: May 18 Cost: $70/pp Call for Proposals closes April 30 This event is designed for staff and faculty who facilitate campus community engagement efforts. The day is a chance for deep reflection on our work, presentations, facilitated discussions and networking. SAVE THE DATE for the 2017 Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education, hosted by UNC Greensboro, March 22-25, 2017, in Greensboro, NC. The Gulf-South Summit promotes networking among practitioners, research, ethical practices, reciprocal campuscommunity partnerships, sustainable programs, and a culture of engagement and public awareness through servicelearning and other forms of civic engagement. NC Campus Compact is proudly co-sponsoring the Gulf-South Summit. We will not offer the Civic Engagement Institute and PACE Conference in 2017, but will offer the Institute and PACE in 2018.
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NC Campus Compact Executive Board NIDO QUBEIN, Ph.D., Chair of the North Carolina Campus Compact Executive Board, is an accomplished university president and a nationally recognized author, speaker, and leader. Dr. Qubein came to the United States with $50 in his pocket and a few words of English in his vocabulary… yet went on to become one of America’s most sought-after speakers and consultants. As a university president, the story of his tenure at High Point University is known to many. In less than a decade, he led the institution to phenomenal growth and significant academic advancement, tripling its size and moving it to the number one spot among Best Colleges in the South. As an American citizen, President Qubein has been the recipient of some of the highest national awards, including induction into the Horatio Alger Association for Distinguished Americans with General Colin Powell, Oprah Winfrey, and the founder of Starbucks, Howard Schultz. He
is the recipient of DAR’s Americanism Award and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, along with four U.S. presidents. He is a member of the International Speakers Hall of Fame and, in fact, has served as president of the National Speakers Association. As a business leader, he is the chairman of Great Harvest Bread Company with 220 stores in 43 states. He serves on the boards of several national organizations including BB&T (a Fortune 500 company with $210 billion in assets) and the La-Z-Boy Corporation (one of the largest and most recognized furniture brands worldwide). President Qubein is the author of a dozen books and scores of leadership audio and visual recordings translated into many languages. The Biography Channel televised his Emmynominated life story titled A Life of Success and Significance. In his home city of High Point, North Carolina, he has been named both the Citizen of the Year and the Philanthropist of the Year. His foundation has invested millions in scholarships for deserving young people and his family has been among the largest benefactors to High Point University and other organizations.
NC Campus Compact Executive Board Dr. Nido Qubein, President, High Point University Dr. Jo Allen, President, Meredith College Dr. James A. Anderson, Chancellor, Fayetteville State University Dr. David Belcher, Chancellor, Western Carolina University Dr. Leo Lambert, President, Elon University Dr. Harold Martin, Sr., Chancellor, North Carolina A & T State University Dr. Randy Parker, Guilford Technical Community College Dr. Carol Quillen, President, Davidson College Dr. Mary Rittling, President, Davidson County Community College Ex Officio: Dr. Smith Jackson,VP Student Life and Dean of Students, Elon University Leslie Garvin, Executive Director, NC Campus Compact
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Plenary Future Directions for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement If the challenge of 1995 [when I wrote “Does Service-Learning Have a Future?”] was to create the academic resources that would make the SLCE movement more than an educational epiphenomenon, the challenge of 2015 may be to decide how best to collaborate and direct the resources we do have – academic and non-academic, campus-based and community-based – so that more communities flourish despite the mounting challenges of today’s world. At the very least we should ask how our awareness of the inequality, injustice, racism, and other forms of identity-based oppression that devalue the lives of so many … affects where we locate the center of our efforts. ~ Edward Zlotkowski We find ourselves at a significant reflective moment for service-learning and community engagement (SLCE). Thirty years ago, in 1985, Campus Compact was formed. Today, Campus Compact is calling on leaders to re-commit to its founding principles of higher education’s civic responsibility, but also to rethink how to further advance the movement. Twenty years ago, in 1995, Edward Zlotkowski published the article “Does Service-Learning Have a Future?” –greatly influencing the development of academic service-learning. Today he is co-facilitating the “SLCE Future Directions Project” – an international initiative exploring the future of the movement. We join that exploration today at PACE. What does our own experience and the current body of research suggest we and our colleagues most need to attend to if community engagement is to flourish? What do we believe is possible, and what are we doing to move forward accordingly? Edward Zlotkowski, Patti Clayton, and Sarah Stanlick will facilitate an in-depth dialogue during our morning plenary, exploring ideas and questions grounded in the “SLCE Future Directions Project.” We will continue our thinking and learning across a rich mix of concurrent sessions. At the end of the day we will reconvene with Zlotkowski, Clayton, and Stanlick to share, synthesize, and document specific ideas we have generated for how, in our own contexts and as North Carolina Campus Compact, we can contribute to the intentional growth of the movement.
Plenary Presenters EDWARD ZLOTKOWSKI, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of English and Media Studies at Bentley University where he founded the Bentley Service-Learning Center in 1992. He has written and spoken extensively on a wide range of service-learning and civic engagement topics, and served as general editor of the American Association for Higher Education’s 21-volume series on service-learning in the academic disciplines (1997-2006). He also served as editor of Successful Service-Learning Programs (Anker, 1998), Service-Learning and the First-Year Experience (University of South Carolina, 2002), and as co-editor of Students as Colleagues: Expanding the Circle of Service-Learning Leadership (Campus Compact, 2006). In 2011, Temple University Press published Higher Education and Democracy: Essays on ServiceLearning and Civic Engagement, a book he co-authored with John Saltmarsh. His non-servicelearning work includes publications on English and German romanticism and the poetry of Denise Levertov. Zlotkowski is a senior associate at the New England Resource Center for Higher Education. He received his B.A. in English and his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Yale University.
Plenary Presenters PATTI H. CLAYTON, Ph.D., is an independent consultant and SLCE practitionerscholar (PHC Ventures), a Senior Scholar with the Center for Service and Learning at IUPUI and the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement at UNCG, and a visiting fellow with the New England Resource Center for Higher Education. She works with individuals, programs, academic units, campuses, and organizations to envision and establish SLCE infrastructure and to build capacities among all partners for excellence in SLCE -- with a particular focus on integrated course design, critical reflection, assessment, reciprocal partnerships, and collaborative scholarship. Her current interests include democratic engagement, co-learning among all partners in SLCE, civic learning, place-engaged SLCE, and the power of language to shape how we understand and enact engagement. A Board member of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE), she serves as an Associate Editor with the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, is on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Learning in Higher Education, and was co-editor (with an international team of graduate students) of the IARSLCE annual conference Proceedings in 2011 and 2012. She has co-authored over 45 chapters, articles, and papers and co-facilitated over 175 conference sessions, many of them with undergraduate or graduate students.
SARAH STANLICK, Ph.D., is the founding director of Lehigh University’s Center for Community Engagement and a professor of practice in Sociology and Anthropology. She previously taught at Centenary College of New Jersey and was a researcher at Harvard’s Kennedy School, assisting the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power. She has published in journals such as The Social Studies and the Journal of Global Citizenship and Equity Education. She has presented research in various arenas including the International Association for Research on ServiceLearning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) annual meeting, the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) conference, and Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE). In addition to her doctorate in Learning Sciences and Technology from Lehigh University, she holds an undergraduate degree in International Affairs from Lafayette College and a Masters in Conflict and Coexistence from Brandeis University. Her current research interests include inquirybased teaching and learning, global citizenship, transformative learning, and cultivating learner agency.
Learn more about the SLCE Future Directions Project www.slce-fdp.org Twitter: @SLCE FDP
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2016 LEO M. LAMBERT ENGAGED LEADER AWARD RECIPIENT Chancellor Steve Ballard, East Carolina University
STEVE BALLARD, Ph.D., joined East Carolina University as its 10th Chancellor in the spring of 2004. He is now the longest serving Chancellor in the University of North Carolina System. Since coming to ECU, he has promoted student success as the first commitment of the public university. He has emphasized leadership at all levels of the university and championed the commitment of ECU to be the “Leadership University.” He has been a strong advocate for a mission driven university that is focused on service to our state and on regional transformation in eastern North Carolina. Under his vision, ECU produced its own definition of leadership – a relational process of inspiring, empowering, and influencing positive change. He created the Chancellor Leadership Academy (CLA), a professional development opportunity for faculty and staff who seek to enhance their leadership capability. More than 100 faculty and staff have become CLA Fellows and now the model has opened up to students through the Chancellor’s Student Leadership Academy. Participating students interact with prominent campus leaders and discover diverse forms of leadership in the greater Greenville community. Dr. Ballard has a proud record at East Carolina University of bringing great leaders to the institution and of realizing a distinctive, bold, authentic mission for the university. He credits the quality of his leadership team, faculty and staff for the notable steps ECU has taken in the past decade, including significant growth in enrollment, a new College of Engineering, a robust Honors College, the emergence of a full health sciences center that includes a new School of Dental Medicine with Community Service Learning Centers across North Carolina, and acceptance into a 8
major athletic conference. The university has been nationally recognized for its support of the military with the Freedom Award in 2010 and for its commitment to community engagement with the 2012 C. Peter McGrath Award from the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities. In 2009, he helped launch, and has created an administrative structure and funding strategy for, the Engagement Outreach Scholars Academy (EOSA). The EOSA is a faculty and student development opportunity designed to enhance participants’ ability to work with community partners on mutually beneficial research projects. To date, 77 faculty scholars and more than 100 students have participated. Chancellor Ballard has demonstrated his commitment to leadership in the broader community by serving on the Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club, and as a mentor for the Fellows Program with the American Council on Education. Ballard was a member of the faculty for 25 years at the University of Oklahoma, University of Maine, and Bowling Green State University. He has served in administrative roles since 1986 and has served as a chief research officer, chief academic officer, or chancellor for 17 years. He created the Margaret Chase Smith Center for Public Policy at the University of Maine and served as its director for nine years. Dr. Ballard received his doctorate in political science from the Ohio State University and was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Oklahoma. He received his B.A. in history from the University of Arizona.
LEO M. LAMBERT ENGAGED LEADER AWARD In celebration of the 10th anniversary of North Carolina Campus Compact, the executive board created this award to honor President Lambert’s significant contributions in educating civicallyengaged graduates and strengthening communities. The Board annually selects a North Carolina college president or chancellor, nominated by their peers, who is committed to creating and sustaining engagement that deeply impacts community and campus.
LEO M. LAMBERT, Ph.D., has led Elon’s rise to national prominence since 1999, promoting a studentcentered culture that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Focused on developing students as global citizens, ethical leaders and creative problem-solvers, Lambert has led two strategic plans, creating a model for the modern liberal arts university. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for its innovative programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service, and preparing students for meaningful careers and advanced study. Under Lambert’s leadership, Elon has invested heavily in developing its residential campus, building four major neighborhoods, integrating academic and residence life
programs and nurturing a flourishing intellectual climate. During Lambert’s tenure, the university has established new schools of law and health sciences. A chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was established at Elon in 2010, following major investments in academic resources and arts and sciences programs. More than 100 buildings have been added to campus, including Belk Library, Koury Business Center, the Academic Village, Francis Center and numerous athletics facilities, including Rhodes Stadium. A recognized leader in higher education, Lambert has held leadership roles for numerous organizations, including the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Association of American Colleges and Universities and the NCAA. He is co-author of a new book, The Undergraduate Experience: Focusing Institutions on What Matters Most, which is forthcoming from Jossey-Bass in spring 2016.
PAST LAMBERT AWARD RECIPIENTS 2015 - President Nathan O. Hatch, Wake Forest University 2014 - Chancellor Philip L. Dubois, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte 2013 - Chancellor Harold L. Martin, Sr., North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University 2012 - Chancellor Linda Brady, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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2016 ROBERT L. SIGMON SERVICE-LEARNING AWARD RECIPIENT Patricia Bricker, Western Carolina University
For more than a decade, PATRICIA L. BRICKER, Ed.D., has grown teacher education and communitybased nutrition programs rooted in the principles of service-learning and civic engagement. An Associate Professor of Science Education and Associate Director of the School of Teaching and Learning at Western, Bricker’s work has influenced hundreds of pre-service teachers and thousands of elementary and middle schoolers in western NC. “Dr. Bricker’s public service is deep, wide, and – as a teacher of future teachers – exponentially compounded,” noted a colleague. Much of Bricker’s community engagement work focuses on environmental education and healthy eating. In 2009, Bricker founded the Local Food and Farm to School Education Project (Growing Minds @WCU), a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary partnership between the university, the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Program, Jackson County Schools, Lenoir-Rhyne University, and other agencies. The project is both a training ground for pre-service teachers who lead cooking classes, garden lessons, and farm field trips; and a powerful farm to school experience that cultivates healthy eating habits in young children. Over the past five years, the number of faculty involved with the project has grown from 3 to 46 and the number of students from 70 to almost 900. Nearly 3,000 local school children have participated in the initiative. Seventy-four percent of parents surveyed indicated their child’s experience with the project has changed how their family eats and thinks about food. Western students in courses like Bricker’s “Science Methods in Grades K-6” also benefit from Growing Minds @WCU.
A former student writes of Bricker: “Her passion for the project is evident and contagious. The opportunity to learn from her has taught me so much about what it means to be a servant leader.” Another of Bricker’s students declares: “In my opinion Farm to School should be used in all schools/counties because it is an extremely beneficial and fun experience for students to take part. It allows them healthy food options, is hands-on, teaches them about heritage, supports local farms, and makes them feel like they are part of a whole.” To support the initiative, Bricker has received nearly $800,000 in grants from funders including the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of North Carolina and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Bricker’s scholarship has appeared in top science education publications, and she is the recipient of numerous awards for her teaching and research. Her work in the field includes service on the National Science Teachers Association’s Committee on Pre-Service Teacher Preparation and as a member of the NC Department of Public Instruction’s K-3 Assessment Think Tank. Before putting down roots at Western Carolina, Bricker was an elementary and middle school teacher in New York and North Carolina and an environmental educator and 4-H extension agent in New York. Bricker earned a doctorate in education from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, a master’s of science in teaching and curriculum from the University of Rochester, and a bachelor’s of science in natural resources from Cornell University.
ROBERT L. SIGMON SERVICE-LEARNING AWARD Created in 2006, this award recognizes a faculty member who has made significant contributions to the practice of service-learning. The award honors Robert Sigmon, a native North Carolinian and service-learning pioneer.
ROBERT L. SIGMON was born in Lincoln County, NC, grew up in Charlotte, graduated from Harding High School and received a B.A. from Duke University in 1957.
Sigmon helped create the North Carolina Internship Office to promote service-based experiential learning in the state, and he helped form what is now the National Society for Experiential Education. He designed and managed a community based practicum for the new School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina, then managed clinical training and continuing education programs for health care practitioners in Raleigh from 1978-1991.
Following college, Sigmon served in West Pakistan as a lay missionary with the Methodist Church, where he managed a hostel for 130 boys from the lowest caste of families in the Punjab region. After three years in Pakistan, he studied at United Theological College in Bangalore, in southern India. He returned to the U.S. and completed a M.Div. degree in 1964 at Union Theological Seminary, holding a field assignment as a convener of a young adult ministry project at The Riverside Church in New York. During the Civil Rights era (1964-1966) Bob and his wife Marian co-directed a Quaker Peace Corps-type program in the southeastern region of the US with the American Friends Service Committee. Given his work with economically and racially oppressed communities in Pakistan, New York, and the southeast, Sigmon became intrigued with the kinds of learning that occur when young people and adults engage in direct service activities with oppressed and marginalized people. As a result, for the next 40 years he worked in positions centered on promoting public service based experiential learning, primarily in the southeast.
In the early 1990s he consulted with national, state, and local programs, including designing and presenting workshops on servantleadership through the Robert K. Greenleaf Center. For ten years he served as Senior Associate with the Engaged Community and Campus Initiative of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) in Washington, DC. For the Synergist magazine in 1979, he wrote an article “Service-Learning: Three Principles,” that has been widely quoted. With the CIC, he edited Journey to Service Learning, which highlights model service-learning programs at small, private, liberal arts colleges. In 2010, Sigmon contributed his original research and papers to Elon University, creating the Robert L. Sigmon ServiceLearning Collection. This contribution continues his life-long commitment to advancing campus-community engagement and experiential learning.
PAST SIGMON AWARD RECIPIENTS 2015 - Travis Hicks, M.Arch., UNC Greensboro 2014 - Dr. Jim Cook, UNC Charlotte 2013 - Dr. Rebecca Dumlao, East Carolina University 2012 - Dr. Spoma Jovanovic, UNC Greensboro 2011 - Dr. Della Pollock, UNC-Chapel Hill
2010 - Dr. Michele Gillespie, Wake Forest University 2009 - Pam Kiser, MSW, Elon University 2008 - Dr. Cheryl Brown, Greensboro College 2007 - Dr. Rachel Willis, UNC-Chapel Hill 2006 - Dr. Betsy Alden, Duke University PACE Conference 11
2016 CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD SUSTAINER The Civic Engagement Professional of the Year Award - Sustainer recognizes a staff person at an NC Campus Compact member campus who has - for 5 or more years -worked for the institutionalization of service, fostered a vision of service on their campus, supported faculty and students, and formed innovative campus-community partnerships.
Cathy Kramer, Warren Wilson College Since becoming the Dean of Service at Warren Wilson College in 2010, CATHY KRAMER, M.A., has led a profound re-visioning of what it means to be an engaged student. At Warren Wilson service, work, and academics form a Triad of commitments required of all students. For two decades, students fulfilled the service component by logging 100 hours of service. According to one colleague, “Cathy has been instrumental in the fundamental shift of paradigm from a time-on-task community service model to a student development model.” This new approach – the “Community Engagement Commitment” – supports students as they progress through stages of engagement that include direct service and reflection, investigation of a complex issue, collaboration with a community partner, and planning for continued engagement beyond graduation. Kramer is lauded for leading an inclusive, year-long process of benchmarking, focus groups, and listening sessions, incorporating perspectives of faculty, students, and community partners. “She came to our department not with a vision, but with an idea about how to develop a shared vision,” writes one colleague. “By the time the college was ready to vote on the implementation of the new requirement… the proposed model was not Cathy’s but ours.” Perhaps more impressive than Kramer’s skillful involvement of multiple stakeholders is her ability to connect with individuals.
A former student recalls, “Under Cathy’s guidance, I experienced my own transformation, right alongside the program’s. I came into Warren Wilson at 18 years old, not really knowing what I wanted to do and thinking that I was a little too cool for the Service Program’s community building activities. At graduation, I had a clear vision... not of what I wanted to do, but of the type of person that I want to be.” While Kramer’s focus has been on the quality of student engagement, the quantity of service hours has also increased during her tenure. In 2010, the college’s 924 students logged 47,903 service hours. In 2015, its 824 students reported more than 58,000 hours. The college has also been widely recognized for service excellence, receiving the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification in 2015, the Presidents Honor Roll with Distinction from 2010 – 2015, and designation as a U.S. News & World Report “Academic Programs to Look For - Service-Learning” in 2014 and 2015. Prior to becoming Dean of Service, Kramer was Dean of Students at Warren Wilson for five years. She is an active participant in the Bonner Foundation’s national High Impact Initiative. Since the college was divided into two precincts in 2012 redistricting, Kramer has also been a key supporter of student voter engagement, working with local election officials to advocate for student voting rights. Kramer earned an M.A. in psychology from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in psychology and English from St. Norbert College.
2016 CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD EMERGING LEADER The Civic Engagement Professional of the Year Award - Emerging Leader recognizes a staff person at an NC Campus Compact member campus who has - for 4 or fewer years -worked for the institutionalization of service, fostered a vision of service on their campus, supported faculty and students, and formed innovative campus-community partnerships.
Kelly Misiak, Pfeiffer University As director of Service Scholars at Pfeiffer University, KELLY MISIAK, M.A., has expanded programs to engage students and make a greater impact on the community. Since Misiak joined Pfeiffer’s Francis Center for Service Leadership in July 2014, the Service Scholars program has grown from 11 students to more than 40. She has written and received nearly $4,000 in grants to support Pfeiffer service; brokered new community partnerships with the Food Recovery Network, Hospice of Stanly County, and the Community Inn and Table; and implemented new data collection systems. “In just a couple of years,” writes one nominator, “she has become the face of service and volunteerism for Pfeiffer students.” Misiak’s success stems in part from her focus on an issue that engages students and impacts communities: food security. Working with a student leadership team, she helped create a new community garden on campus and a new food recovery program that last year recovered over 1,000 pounds of food, to be distributed to local families. She is also praised by colleagues and students as a capable administrator who can do more with less. Under her leadership, the alternative break program has created new service experiences for fall, winter, and spring breaks; and she has managed to maintain or expand existing programs while establishing new projects and events. “Misiak is a magician with a tight budget,” writes her supervisor, “and I am often flabbergasted when I see the
final bills for extraordinary out-ofstate service trips and major service initiatives that end up coming in under budget.” Though conserving of institutional resources, Misiak is giving of herself, a true servant leader. She empowers and advisers her student leadership team, but she also “rolls up her sleeves” to serve beside students, even baking home-made desserts to supplement the food recovery deliveries. A student nominator credits her abilities to motivate and bridge gaps, between university and community and among students: “Kelly has also defied the campus norm and has brought athletes and non-athletes together to serve in areas around the community, such as Habitat for Humanity or Angel Tree.” Even in her brief tenure at the Francis Center, Misiak has brought stability and professionalism to a position that had seen four occupants in the previous five years, impressing her colleagues with the dedicated example she sets for students. “Her daily interactions with these young men and women are teaching them how to be in the world - as employees, as employers, as volunteers and as citizens,” writes one nominator. The nominator goes on to express the hope that her own young son “will go through life and fall into the path of as many Kelly Misiaks as the world can afford to offer him.” Misiak earned a master’s in public affairs and non-profit management from UNC Greensboro, and a bachelor’s of science in wildlife biology from Auburn University.
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Workshops Workshop Block I: 11:40 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. A Showcase of Best Practice: First-Year Students and the Power of Service- Learning Location: Francis Lecture Hall Annie Jonas,Warren Wilson College Ashley Oliphant, Pfeiffer University Elizabeth Coder, Elon University Lori E. Kniffin,Tamara Bauer, Kansas State University Morgan Studer, IUPUI Deana C. Johnson, Amy Williams, UNC Pembroke Sandy Greene, Katie Strickland, University of South Carolina This session showcases best practices for planning and implementing service-learning and community engagement for first year students. Presenters will describe how their institution’s approach addresses the unique social, academic and developmental needs of first year students. Examples will be provided from six different institutions and include an asset-based approach design, an exploration of institutional barriers to exemplary practice, transition to college issues, building community in and out of the classroom as well as the description of a unique gap-year model.
Two Models of Supporting Faculty Engaged Scholarship Location: 222 Jennifer Ahern-Dodson, Joan Clifford, Duke University Tiffany D. Baffour, Dawn X. Henderson,Winston-Salem State University Faculty learning communities (FLC) build connections for those pursuing multi-disciplinary pedagogical and research issues. The facilitators will discuss lessons learned, recruitment, sustainability and assessment in developing a FLC to facilitate community-based teaching and research. Participants will also learn strategies for developing and sustaining faculty writing groups focused on experiential learning pedagogies. These multidisciplinary small group communities can advance faculty scholarship, foster a sense of community, and provide an avenue for connecting to others outside their departments and working collectively to articulate definitions of engaged scholarship on their campuses.
The Space Between: Assessing the Influence and Impact of Student and Faculty Engagement Across Two Universities Location: 221 Joe Blosser, Cara Kozma, High Point University Lane Perry, Betty Farmer,Western Carolina University Assessment is central to service learning pedagogy and practice. In this case study presentation, High Point University and Western Carolina University faculty and administrators will describe the development, implementation, results from, and evaluation of two different approaches to assessing the influence and impact of student and faculty engagement. This session has two aims: (1) examine two methods of assessment (one faculty-centered, the other student-centered) and (2) share transferrable lessons learned from each assessment approach.
Student Perception of Social Entrepreneurship and its Influence on Service-Learning Pedagogy Location: 217 David Malone, Amy Anderson, Duke University Cathy H. Hamilton, Lauren D. Cunningham, UNC Greensboro Social Entrepreneurship is a powerful attractor to students who attempt to weave together purpose, education, and professional aspirations. Both Duke University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro have invested in service-learning as a significant pedagogy for communitybased learning. However, the nature of service-learning has shifted on both campuses, responding to expectations of students as well as emerging opportunities, specifically in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship. In this interactive workshop, presenters from Duke will share results of recent survey on student perceptions of Service-Learning/Social Entrepreneurship, and presenters from UNCG will discuss how service-learning activities were successfully added to an existing cross-disciplinary program in entrepreneurship.
Technologies to Organize and Engage Students, Alumni, and Community
High Impact Practices: Engaging with Immigrant Communities
Meredith Casper, Duke University Daniel Hall, Paul Ringel, High Point University Supporting students
Andrew Young, Michele Malotky, Guilford College Christine Swoap, Zachary Barber,Warren Wilson College Sharon Morrison, UNC Greensboro Kelsie Bernot, North Carolina A&T State University Sherrie Mahowald, Asheville-Buncombe Community Technical College
This panel will overview effective practices of using technology to organize and engage a group of students, of alumni, of community members, or even a combination thereof. Educators from Duke University and High Point University will share their tips and experiences along with the perspective of supporting students. We also share our attempts to identify, discuss, and execute a balanced approach that reaps the benefits of social networks while minimizing its potential harms.
The Power of Place, Space, and Community Engagement: Pathways to Innovative CampusCommunity Partnerships Location: 215 Dennis McCunney, Jeremy Tuchmayer, East Carolina University Alexis Ehrhardt, Averett University Corrie Teague, Danville Office of Economic Development Through a joint presentation by Averett University and East Carolina University, this session explores the intersections among place, community engagement, and civic learning. In the context of a university-affiliated community center, researchers at ECU will share a case study about how community members make meaning of their civic learning experiences. Presenters from Averett University will share how an innovative and reciprocal partnership between the university and the city has created new ways to embed the community in the life of the university and vice versa.
Dramatic demographic shifts have brought new immigrant communities to our campuses. Deep community engagement can be a challenging task for higher education; working with refugee and immigrant communities often poses additional challenges. Guilford College, Warren Wilson College, and their partners will discuss specific community-engagement projects and models that have yielded powerful results, contributed to cross-cultural understanding, social justice, and the common good.
A Conversation with Bob Sigmon Location: 218 11:40 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. In this special session, service-learning pioneer Robert Sigmon will reflect on his professional journey, which spans over 47 years linking experiential learning and rethinking how services are received and given. In addition to reflecting on his history with service-learning, Sigmon will also share his perspective on the future of the work. To ensure an intimate gathering, we ask that each campus send no more than one representative to this session.
PAST CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS 2015 – Emerging Leader: Lane Perry, Western Carolina University Sustainer: Dena Shonts, Central Piedmont Community College 2014 – Emerging Leader: Joe Blosser, High Point University Sustainer: Emily Janke, UNC Greensboro 2013 – Elaine Madison, Duke University 2012 – Aubrey Swett, UNC Pembroke
2011 – Mary Morrison, Elon University 2010 – Jenny Huq, UNC-Chapel Hill 2009 – Emerging Leader: Julie Lawson, Peace College Sustainer: Stacey Riemer, Davidson College Innovator: Susan Harden, UNC Charlotte 2008 – James Shields, Guilford College 2007 – Jenny Koehn, Appalachian State University 2006 – Jason Denius, East Carolina University
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Workshop Block II: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Exploring Barriers to African-American Male Engagement in Public Service Programming Location: 221 Ryan Nilsen, Amber Majors, UNC-Chapel Hill Males in general and African-American males in particular are consistently underrepresented among those who enroll and even less represented among those who complete the Buckley Public Service Scholars program. In this session, we will explore African-American male engagement in service as reflected by program participation data and what we have learned through conducting focus groups with AfricanAmerican males at UNC-Chapel Hill.
eService-Learning: Keeping Pace with 21st Century Teaching and Learning Location: 215 Shannon Blair, Pat Hendrickson, Jenn Marts, Central Piedmont Community College
Shaping Campus Culture Through Networks of Engagement Location: 220 Cara Kozma, Charmaine Cadeau, Jenn Brandt, High Point University Shannon Barr, NC Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA This session explores the challenges and successes of university and community alliances that involve stakeholders within a complex web of curricular, co-curricular and community networks. Panelists argue that High Point University’s “networks of engagement” can serve as a model for campuscommunity engagement, where diverse pedagogical and institutional needs are considered in conjunction with the goals and operation of community partners.
Grassroots Faculty Organizing to Maintain and Institutionalize Community Engaged Scholarship Location: 216 Douglas L. James,Willa Casstevens, Hugh Devine, Annette Moore, North Carolina State University
Technology in pedagogy continues to advance. eServiceLearning is an innovative way for faculty and staff to grow professionally, to better engage students, and to serve communities in new and needed ways. This session explores opportunities and questions for the practice of servicelearning as it strives to remain relevant. Anyone interested— not only faculty—are invited to join the conversation!
Participants will learn about multiple faculty grassroots efforts to institutionalize CE scholarship. Faculty will describe the institutional context, a CE Faculty Fellows program, and ongoing efforts to advance CE work via mentoring undergraduate TAs in courses, designating Service-learning courses, treating community partners as co-educators, and promoting faculty development initiatives to train junior faculty and align tenure policies with CE scholarship.
Moving from Traditional to Critical Service Learning: Reflexivity, Reciprocity, and Place
Conflict Management Competencies of Community Engagement Professionals
Location: 218 Guiseppe Getto, Dennis McCunney, East Carolina University Drawing on our efforts to deepen the conversation on service-learning at a mid-size public university, we discuss best practices for encouraging reflexivity, reciprocity, and place-based service-learning. We discuss the reciprocal impacts between our developing model and a specific institutional culture with the goal of suggesting elements that may transfer to other institutional cultures.
Location: 223 Emily Janke, Jayke Hamill, Sydney Axelrod, Kathleen Edwards, UNC Greensboro We will engage participants in explorations of the tensions and conflicts they face in their community engagement work. Presenters share approaches to naming types and sources of conflicts as important first steps for identifying appropriate responses and interventions, as well as techniques to manage tensions. This session informs our ongoing study of the conflict management competencies required of community engagement professionals
The Ethical Dilemmas of Community-University Partnerships in Service-Learning Location: 217 Virginia McDermott, Shannon Campbell, Sojung Kim, Brad Lambert, Bobby Hayes, High Point University Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a common approach in service-learning in which community stakeholders and researchers collaborate address community problems. Though CBPR initiatives are usually well intentioned, the process of the community-university collaboration is often difficult and ethically challenging. The panelists will discuss ethical dilemmas, how they manage them, and will conclude with some recommendations for managing the dialectic tensions.
Writing to Learn: Teaching and Assessing Reflective Writing
Workshop Block III: 3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Ethics and Civic Engagement in Action using Service-Learning Location: 217 Sherree R.B. Davis, Melissa L. Lyon, Stacye Blount, Fayetteville State University The presenters will discuss the development of a new course that can be used across disciplines to fulfill the Core Curriculum Requirement of Ethics and Civic Engagement at Fayetteville State University. They will also discuss the faculty benefits to teaching this interdisciplinary course, training required for faculty members to be eligible to teach the course, share examples of recent courses taught, and plans for sustainability. The presentation will also include feedback from a recently certified faculty member who will share her perspective.
Location: 222 Evan Small, Elon University Kim Lilienthal, NC State University Written reflection allows students the opportunity for deeper engagement in service-learning experiences because of the more permanent and personal nature of writing. As part of a Writing Across the University initiative, educators on our campus have emphasized written reflection in recent years. This presentation will discuss the research, design, and implementation of a robust reflective writing component of a co-curricular service immersion program over the course of two years. Attendees will discuss best practices for facilitating and assessing reflective writing.
The Anchor Dashboard: Developing Metrics to Assess Community Impact
Using Literature in Service-Learning (not “Using Service-Learning in Literature”) Location: 223 Brian MacHarg, Appalachian State University This workshop will explore the use of literature and the “great books” as vehicles for critical analysis and reflection in curricular and co-curricular service-learning experiences. We will be less concerned with how service-learning might be integrated into Literature and Composition courses; rather, we’ll look at how great works of literature can help students and community partners to analyze their service ethic and experience.
Embedding Service-Learning Values in Departmental Frameworks: A New Avenue for Institutionalizing Engagement
Steve Dubb,The Democracy Collaborative
Since 2014, six universities (Cleveland State University, SUNY Buffalo State, Drexel University, Rutgers UniversityNewark, The University of Memphis, and The University of Missouri-St. Louis) have participated in the Anchor Dashboard Learning Cohort, a collective effort to develop and pilot measures of university impact in the community. This workshop will review the progress made to date, as well as highlight how challenges in this work are being addressed.
Ashley Oliphant, Matthew Belles, Pfeiffer University This workshop proposes an alternative strategy of targeting the service-learning gospel toward the chairpersons and deans responsible for designing the departmental frameworks that define each discipline. The result is a systemic servicelearning culture that clearly defines departmental values and pedagogical expectations and attracts new hires who recognize engagement as a pillar, not just of the institution but of the department.
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Reclaiming Assessment: Determining Our Own Value
Deepening the Student Experience: Transforming Co-Curricular Volunteering into Service-Learning
Heather Mack, Heather Mack Consulting LLC
Bob Frigo, Mary Morrison, Evan Small, Alex Battaglia, Alli Weiler, Taylor Wilhelm, Elon University
Benefits from assessment should outweigh the costs; plain and simple. What has assessment done for your program lately? In this session, we will draw a distinction between assessment approaches that drain and those that revive; examine successful strategies employed by other fields to direct the assessment of their own values and impact; explore the Principles of Program Evaluation; and practice applying early steps of Utilization-Focused Evaluation to community engaged programs.
Service-learning moves beyond volunteerism to integrate learning across the disciplines and cultivate engaged citizens. Participants will discuss and develop strategies to deepen the co-curricular service experience by incorporating foundational principles of service-learning. This session will include the successes and challenges involved with implementing a co-curricular program that infuses a reflective writing component, curriculum, and assessment plan to enhance student learning.
Serving High Risk Youth Before, During, and After Charleston’s Emanuel Shootings
Contributing to the SLCE Future Directions Project
Conway Saylor,The Citadel L. Michelle Mitchell, Charleston County School District
Edward Zlotkowski, Bentley University Patti Clayton, PHC Ventures Sarah Stanlick, Lehigh University
The Citadel’s highest service priority has been collaboration to enhance academic and social-emotional growth in high risk youth. The 2015 Emanuel church shootings brought issues of safety, racism, equity, and unity to the forefront. Strategies to keep children calm and focused through community upheaval and innovative approaches to promote healing and resilience in children under community-wide stress will be discussed.
What is a Faculty Liaison?!?: Motivating and improving faculty service-learning relations
Participants in this working session with curators of and contributors to the SLCE Future Directions Project will workshop their own ideas for what the movement most needs to attend to in order to flourish in the coming years. Collaborations emerging from this time together will be developed into new thought pieces published in one of the Project’s venues.
The Anchor Dashboard: Developing Metrics to Assess Community Impact
Jenn Marts, Chris Brawley, Jessi Preussner, Stephanie Sabbagh, Martha Ingel, Central Piedmont Community College
Steve Dubb,The Democracy Collaborative
Most service-learning departments are fortunate to have faculty who support service efforts in higher education. They advocate for students to participate by incorporating service in their curriculum. Have you ever wondered how to onboard more instructors like this? Do you want to help faculty learn more about your program and how it benefits their classrooms? This session will discuss creating and implementing a Faculty Liaison program at your institution.
Since 2014, six universities (Cleveland State University, SUNY Buffalo State, Drexel University, Rutgers UniversityNewark, The University of Memphis, and The University of Missouri-St. Louis) have participated in the Anchor Dashboard Learning Cohort, a collective effort to develop and pilot measures of university impact in the community. This workshop will review the progress made to date, as well as highlight how challenges in this work are being addressed.
Workshop Presenters Jennifer Ahern-Dodson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of the Practice in Writing Studies, Thompson Writing Program
Joan Clifford, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Practice, Romance Studies Department, Duke University
Amy Anderson, Ph.D., Faculty Consultant with Duke Service-Learning and Instructor, Duke Program in Education
Elizabeth Coder, M.A., Assistant Director of New Student & Transition Programs and Coordinator of Gap Programs, Elon University
Sydney Axelrod, Graduate Student, Peace and Conflict Studies Department, UNC Greensboro Tiffany D. Baffour, Ph.D., Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, Winston Salem State University
Lauren D. Cunningham, M.A., Assistant Director, Office of Leadership and Service-Learning at UNCG
Zachary Barber, Student, Warren Wilson College
Sherree R.B. Davis, Ed.D., Director, Office of Civic Engagement & Service Learning, Adj. Asst. Professor, Criminal Justice, Fayetteville State University
Shannon Barr, B.S., NC Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA
Hugh Devine, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management, NC State University
Tamara Bauer, M.S., Instructor, Kansas State University
Steve Dubb, Ph.D., Director of Special Projects and Senior Advisor to the President, Democracy Collaborative
Alex Battaglia, Senior, International Economics major; Elon Volunteers! Student Executive Director, Elon University Matthew Belles, M.S., Assistant Professor, Education, Pfeiffer University Kelsie Bernot, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology, North Carolina Agriculture and Technology State University; Research Fellow, Center for New North Carolinians, University of North Carolina Greensboro Shannon Blair, M.T., Faculty Fellow, English Division, Central Piedmont Community College Joe Blosser, Ph.D., Robert G. Culp Jr. Director of Service Learning and Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy, High Point University Stacye Blount, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Assistant Chair, Department of Sociology, Fayetteville State University Jenn Brandt, Ph.D., Director of Women’s and Gender Studies and Assistant Professor of English, High Point University
Kathleen Edwards, Doctoral Student, Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations Department, UNC Greensboro Alexis Ehrhardt, M.Ed., Executive Director, Center for Community Engagement & Career Competitiveness, Averett University Betty Farmer, Ph.D.. Professor of Communication & Public Relations, Western Carolina University Bob Frigo, M.A., Associate Director, The Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement, Elon University Guiseppe Getto, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English, East Carolina University Sandra Greene, B.A., Graduate Assistant for Peer Leadership, University 101 Programs, University of South Carolina Daniel Hall, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, High Point University
Chris Brawley, Ph.D., Religion Instructor, Central Campus, Central Piedmont Community College
Jayke Hamill, Graduate Student, Peace and Conflict Studies Department, UNC Greensboro
Charmaine Cadeau, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English, High Point University
Cathy H. Hamilton, Ph.D., Director, Office of Leadership and Service-Learning at UNCG
Shannon Campbell, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, High Point University
Bobby Hayes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, High Point University
Meredith Casper, M.A., Assistant Director for Training & Student Development, DukeEngage, Duke University
Dawn X. Henderson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Psychological Sciences, Winston-Salem State University
Willa J. Casstevens, Ph.D., LCSW, MSW, Associate Professor, Dept. of Social Work, NC State University
Pat Hendrickson, Ed.D., Director of Faculty Training and Development, Central Piedmont Community College
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Workshop Presenters Martha Ingel, M.S.Ed., American Sign Language Instructor, Central Piedmont Community College
Dennis McCunney, Ph.D., Director of Leadership and Service-Learning, East Carolina University
Douglas L. James, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Office of Faculty Development, NC State University
Virginia McDermott, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, High Point University
Emily Janke, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Director of the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement, UNC Greensboro Deana C. Johnson, M.A., Director, College Opportunity Program, UNC Pembroke Annie Jonas, Ph.D., Chair, Education Department, Warren Wilson College Sojung Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, High Point University Lori E. Kniffin, M.S., Advisor of Academic Programs, Kansas State University Cara Kozma, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English and Assistant Director of Service Learning, High Point University Brad Lambert, M.F.A., Assistant Professor, The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, High Point University Kim Lilienthal, M.A. Candidate, Instructor, Department of English, North Carolina State University Melissa L. Lyon, M.A., Program Manager, Office of Civic Engagement & Service Learning, Fayetteville State University Brian MacHarg, Ph.D., Director of Academic Civic Engagement, Appalachian State University Heather Mack, M. A., Community Engagement Assessment Consultant, Heather Mack Consulting LLC Sherrie Mahowald, M.A., Director, Common Ground Project, ELA Instructor, Asheville-Buncombe Community Technical College, ELA Instructor with Colorado Rockies Amber Majors, M.S.W. Candidate, Graduate Assistant, Carolina Center for Public Service, UNC-Chapel Hill David Malone, Ph.D., Faculty Director of Duke ServiceLearning and Professor of the Practice, Duke Program in Education Michele Malotky, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of Biology Department, Guilford College; Research Fellow, Center for New North Carolinians, University of North Carolina Greensboro Jenn Marts, Ed.D., (ABD), Director of Service-Learning, Central Piedmont Community College 20
L. Michelle Mitchell, M.S.W., Special Education Therapist, Charleston County School District Annette Moore, Ph.D., Teaching Associate Professor, Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management, NC State University Mary Morrison, M.S., Associate Dean and Director, The Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement, Elon University Sharon Morrison, MSPH, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Education; Research Fellow, Center for New North Carolinians, University of North Carolina Greensboro Ryan Nilsen, M.T.S., Program Officer for Student Programs, Carolina Center for Public Service, UNC-Chapel Hill Ashley Oliphant, Ph.D., Associate Professor, English, Faculty Fellow for the Francis Center for Servant Leadership, Pfeiffer University Lane Perry, Ph.D., Director, Center for Service Learning, Western Carolina University Jessi Preussner, MRCP, Service-Learning Coordinator, Levine and Harper Campuses, Central Piedmont Community College Paul Ringel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of History, High Point University Stephanie Sabbagh, M.A./CAS, Psychology Instructor, Central Piedmont Community College Conway Saylor, Ph.D., Director of Service learning and Civic Engagement, The Citadel Evan Small, M.Ed., Assistant Director of Student Programs, The Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement, Elon University Morgan Studer, M.A., Director, Faculty and Community Resources, IUPUI Christine Swoap, M.A., Lecturer, Modern Language Department, Warren Wilson College Corrie Teague, B.A., Assistant Director, Danville Office of Economic Development
Workshop Presenters Jeremy Tuchmayer, M.Ed., Associate Director, Assessment, Research, and Retention, East Carolina University
Amy Williams, M.A., Lecturer, College Opportunity Program, UNC Pembroke
Alli Weiler, Senior, Finance major; Elon Volunteers! Student Executive Director, Elon University
Andrew Young, M.F.A.,Volunteer Training Coordinator, Bonner Center for Community Service and Learning, Guilford College
Taylor Wilhelm, Senior, Philosophy major; Elon Volunteers! Student Executive Director, Elon University
SEE YOU ON OUR CAMPUS! (otherwise known as Omaha) 17TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE
ENGAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP CONSORTIUM VISIONING THE FUTURE OF ENGAGED SCHOLARSHIP OM A H A , NEBR A SK A
ACCEPTING PROPOSALS THROUGH MARCH 15 For more information about the call for proposals and registration visit:
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NC Campus Compact 2015-16 Member Campuses Appalachian State University, Sheri N. Everts, Chancellor Bennett College, Rosalind Fuse-Hall, President Campbell University, J. Bradley Creed, President Central Piedmont Community College, Anthony “Tony” Zeiss, President Davidson College, Carol Quillen, President Davidson County Community College, Mary Rittling, President Duke University, Richard H. Brodhead, President Durham Technical Community College,William G. “Bill” Ingram, President East Carolina University, Steve Ballard, Chancellor Elon University, Leo M. Lambert, President Fayetteville State University, James A. Anderson, Chancellor Guilford College, Jane K. Fernandes, President Guilford Technical Community College, Randy Parker, President High Point University, Nido R. Qubein, President Lenoir-Rhyne University,Wayne B. Powell, President Meredith College, Jo Allen, President Methodist University, Ben Hancock, Jr., President North Carolina A & T State University, Harold Martin, Sr., Chancellor North Carolina Central University, Debra Saunders-White, Chancellor North Carolina State University, Randy Woodson, Chancellor Pfeiffer University, Colleen Perry Keith, President Queens University of Charlotte, Pamela Davies, President The University of North Carolina at Asheville, Mary K. Grant, Chancellor The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carol L. Folt, Chancellor The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Philip L. Dubois, Chancellor The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Frank Gilliam, Jr., Chancellor The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Robin G. Cummings, Chancellor The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Jose V. Sartarelli, Chancellor Wake Forest University, Nathan O. Hatch, President Wake Technical Community College, Stephen C. Scott, President Warren Wilson College, Steven L. Solnick, President Western Carolina University, David Belcher, Chancellor Western Piedmont Community College, Michael Helmick, President Wingate University, Rhett Brown, President Winston-Salem State University, Elwood L. Robinson, Chancellor
Partnerships is NC Campus Compact's peer-reviewed, online journal of service-learning and community engagement. We seek manuscripts that probe the dimensions of partnerships between or within the community and institutions of higher education. The most successful manuscripts provide a strong theoretical anchor; a literature review addressing service-learning, community engagement and scholarship related to the theoretical question; and consideration of student learning outcomes and other results. Features of successful submissions include: • A strong research question or point of philosophical inquiry. • A compelling argument that is concise in its claim(s) and context, well supported by the research question, literature, methods, data and discussion. • Original analysis or critique that extends what we know about how partnerships develop, operate, and are sustained in service-learning and civic engagement. • Content that builds upon previous scholarship, recognizing the contributions of disciplinary knowledge. • Information not overrepresented in the literature. • A timely look/review/insight into some partnership issue. • Accepted academic conventions for writing that adhere to APA 6th edition citation/reference guidelines. Questions may be directed to the editor, Dr. Spoma Jovanovic, [email protected]
See www.partnershipsjournal.org to register and submit manuscripts.
PACE 2016: Essential Reading
FACULTY WORK AND THE PUBLIC GOOD Philanthropy, Engagement, and Academic Professionalism Genevieve G. Shaker, Editor By examining faculty members’ many contributions, not only to students but to societyat-large, this book offers an alternate perspective on America’s colleges and universities that will help preserve and expand professorial contributions to the public good. 304 pp./PB, $31.95/5617-1
EDUCATION AND DEMOCRACY IN THE 21ST CENTURY Nel Noddings “How I wish Noddings were making our educational policies so our nation could thrive!” —David C. Berliner, Arizona State University
Eminent educational philosopher Nel Noddings argues that we must find ways to preserve our commitment to democratic values while adapting to the societal changes that have occurred since Dewey. 192 pp./PB, $30.95/5396-5
PARTNERING WITH IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES Action Through Literacy Gerald Campano. María Paula Ghiso, and Bethany J. Welch “An inspiring account of participatory research with immigrant communities living in precarity. It sets the gold standard for research that is both committed and ethical.” —Hilary Janks, Wits University, South Africa
“A game-changing text.” —Elizabeth Dutro,
University of Colorado Boulder
176 pp./PB, $32.95/5721-5
FIRST FREIRE Early Writings in Social Justice Education Carlos Alberto Torres Foreword by Moacir Gadotti “A fascinating discourse on the meaning and power of Freire’s contribution.” —Henry M. Levin, Teachers College, Columbia University
Carlos Alberto Torres, an internationally renowned critical theorist of education, explores the formative thinking of Paulo Freire’s works, from the 1960s and 1970s, before he gained worldwide recognition for his Pedagogy of the Oppressed. 208 pp./PB, $43.95/5533-4
DIVERSITY AND EDUCATION A Critical Multicultural Approach Michael Vavrus Foreword by Wayne Au “Vavrus leads us, chapter by chapter, down the rabbit holes of contentious diversity debates.” —TC Record “A must-read for anyone concerned about why so many policies claiming to ‘help’ diverse students fail and what alternatives exist.” —Christine Sleeter, California State University, Monterey Bay
208 pp./PB, $37.95/5605-8
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NEW IN CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Community Partner Guide to Campus Collaborations
FO RTH CO MI NG
Publicly Engaged Scholars
Teaching for Community Impact
Next Generation Engagement and the Future of Higher Education
Edited by Mary Beckman and Joyce F. Long Foreword by Timothy K. Eatman Paper, $35.00 / eBook, $27.99
Edited by Margaret A. Post, Elaine Ward, Nicholas V. Longo, and John A. Saltmarsh Foreword by Timothy K. Eatman Afterword by Peter Levine Paper, $35.00 / eBook, $27.99 April 2016
Crossing Boundaries Tension and Transformation in International ServiceLearning Edited by Patrick Green and Mathew Johnson Foreword by Robert G. Bringle Paper, $29.95 / eBook, $23.99
Putting the Local in Global Education Models for Transformative Learning Through Domestic Off-Campus Programs Edited by Neal W. Sobania Foreword by Adam Weinberg Paper, $39.95 / eBook, $31.99
Enhance Your Community By Becoming a Co-Educator With Colleges and Universities Christine M. Cress, Stephanie T. Stokamer, and Joyce P. Kaufman Paper, $17.95 / eBook, $13.99 Set of 6 Paperbacks, $87.00 Set of 12 Paperbacks, $150.00
Research on Service Learning Conceptual Frameworks and Assessments Edited by Patti H. Clayton, Robert G. Bringle, and Julie A. Hatcher IUPUI Series on Service Learning Research Volume 2A: Students and Faculty Paper, $49.95 / eBook $39.99 Volume 2B: Communities, Institutions and Partnerships Paper, $49.95 / eBook $39.99 Two-Volume Paperback Set, $85.00
Working Side by Side
Creating Alternative Breaks as Catalysts for Global Learning, Student Leadership, and Social Change
Creating Experiential Learning and Civic Engagement Through Online and Hybrid Courses
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