NC Campus Compact
Campus Box 2257
Elon, NC 27244
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Faculty, staff and administrators are invited to attend this daylong conference that seeks to inform and advance the research and practice of community engagement by sharing research findings, innovative program design and partnership models, proven community/institutional impacts, effective curriculum or co-curricular models, institutional capacity building and institutionalization, and successful community engagement practices. The conference usually takes place at Elon University on the first or second Wednesday in February. We are privileged to be hosted by UNC Wilmington for the 2014 conference.
Since 2011, presidents and chancellors of NC Campus Compact member institutions have been invited to a Presidents Forum, held in conjunction with the PACE Conference.
PACE Conference Goals
• Introduce tools, research, and practice for strengthening "the engaged campus”
• Deepen understanding of community engagement, exploring diverse and newer perspectives on theory and practice
• Highlight research and practice on related topics, including disciplinary approaches to community engagement, engaged scholarship, and demonstration of impact
• Renew commitment to build transformative campus-community partnerships
• Recognize an outstanding faculty and civic engagement administrator for their contributions to the field
Save the Date!
2015 PACE Conference
February 18, 2015
Elon University, Elon, NC
Click here for highlights from the 2014 PACE Conference.
Brief History of PACE:
1998 - Elon University hosts first Service-Learning Institute in partnership with NC Campus Volunteers (NCCV)
2003 – NC Campus Compact becomes the conference sponsor
2004 – Name changed to Service-Learning Conference
2009 – Name changed to PACE
|Year ||Keynote Speaker (s)|
(Click on the year to download the conference Program Booklet)
See highlights here.
Dr. Jody Kretzmann, co-founder and co-director of the Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) Institute, Northwestern University
Dr. Barbara Holland, Researcher and Consultant
Held at UNC Wilmington
See highlights here.
Dr. Peter Levine, Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Jonathan Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, Tufts University and Director, CIRCLE, The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement
Dr. Judith Ramaley, President Emerita and Distinguished Professor of Public Service, Portland State University and President Emerita, Winona State University
Special 10th year Anniversary event (see highlights here)
Dr. Caryn McTighe Musil, Association of American Colleges and Universities
President Mark Gearan, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Chancellor Nancy Cantor, Syracuse University
Nicole Gallant, Director, Learn & Serve America, Corporation for National & Community Service|
Dr. Robert W. Franco, Kapi'olani Community College, University of Hawai'i|
Robert L. Sigmon, Service-Learning pioneer
Jamie Merisotis, Lumina Foundation for Education|
Dr. Kenneth Reardon, Cornell University|
Dr. Barbara Holland, Director, Service-Learning Clearinghouse|
Dr. Janet Eyler, Vanderbilt University|
Dr. Edward Zlotkowski, Bentley College & Senior Faculty Fellow, Campus Compact|
James Williams, Student Engaged Scholar, Campus Compact
Dr. Barbara Jacoby, University of Maryland - College Park|
Alice-Anne Kern A.K. Powe Elementary School in Durham|
Dr. Rosalind R. Reichard , VP for Academic Affairs, Meredith College
Dr. Norman Clark, Appalachian State University
Darris Means, student leader, Elon University
For questions related to PACE, contact Leslie Garvin, Associate Director.