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NC Campus Compact seeks workshop proposals

Date: September 20, 2013

North Carolina Campus Compact is currently accepting workshop proposals for two upcoming conferences. 

Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE)Conference

February 5, 2014, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

Call for Proposals
Deadline: November 4th

This annual conference, now in its 16th year, is for community engagement faculty, staff, researchers, community partners, and graduate students who want to gain skills, knowledge and best practice models for a spectrum of civic engagement pedagogies and activities.  We are seeking workshop proposals in the following tracks:

·         Capacity-building, institutionalization: Integrating community engagement across campuses; best practices for engagement including risk management, community-campus partnerships; assessment of impact; building the engaged campus; promotion and tenure practices

  • Pedagogy: Service-learning, community-based research; social entrepreneurship; philanthropy; discipline-specific examples; new and diverse contexts for curricular engagement; engaging faculty
  • Research and theory: Research and scholarship deepening understanding of community engagement, trends, and innovations

 Review the Call for Proposals here.

Registration opens October 21st.  



CSNAP Student Conference
November 1-2, 2013, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC
Call for Proposals
Deadline: October 7th

The CSNAP (Citizenship, Service, Networking and Partnerships) conference is the oldest and largest annual conference in the Southeastern region of the United States developing college students to be effective leaders and participants in civic engagement.  The 2013 CSNAP marks the 20th anniversary of the event. Participants will be introduced to the issues underlying the need for service and best practices that build their understanding of how to engage, while networking with other students who are leading community engagement.  Topics include community service, service-learning, social entrepreneurship, advocacy, and policy-making.

 

We are seeking proposals for workshop blocks with the following outcomes:

1) Develop leadership skills of students to manage campus-community civic engagement programs on their campuses.

2) Provide models of civic/community engagement projects or programs. We are especially interested in models that are unique, innovative, and sustainable.

3) Introduce original student research that builds understanding of excellent campus-community engagement.

Review the Call for Proposals here.

Early registration closes on October 7th.  The price increases by $15 per person on October 8th.  Learn more about the conference and register here.

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