NC Campus Compact
Campus Box 2257
Elon, NC 27244
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Launched in 2007, this Institute is designed to thoroughly explore one civic engagement topic during a day-long gathering. Teams of faculty, staff and administrators, from NC Campus Compact member campuses, are invited to attend.
2014 Civic Engagement Institute
February 4, 2014
University of Noth Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC
"Anchoring Community Vitality: Linking Campus Community Engagement and Economic Development"
Registration is now open! The early registration fee is $100 through January 3rd. Starting January 4th registration increases by $25 per person. Final registration closes on January 13th.
Click here to register for the 2014 CEI. Please note that registration for the 2014 PACE Conference is a separate registration process.
Presidents and chancellors of member institutions are invited to attend afternoon CEI sessions as part of the Presidents Forum, February 4-5.
The 2014 CEI will feature 30 workshops in the following tracks:
Monitoring and Measuring
Building community assets
Defining the work
Click here for the complete list of workshops.
Pre-Conference Special Event - Deliberative Dialogue Moderator Training
Monday, February 3, 2014 (2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
CEI participants are invited to come to Wilmington early for Deliberative Dialogue Moderator Training.
Participants will learn how to….
• Enhance your facilitation skills
• Convene public forums and help citizens discuss difficult issues
• Incorporate public deliberation into your classroom, committee, or community
NC Campus Compact is partnering with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNCW to host this moderator training which uses the National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) model. NIF focuses on convening public forums for the consideration of public policy issues. Moderator training is free.
Dr. Katy Harriger, Professor, Department of Politics and International Affairs at Wake Forest University, and co-author of Speaking of Politics: Preparing College Students for Democratic Citizenship through Deliberative Dialogue (Kettering Foundation Press).
Register by sending an email to Leslie Garvin by January 6, 2014. If you are registering more than one person, you will need to provide the name and email address of each registrant.
Conference participants can take advantage of a negotiated group rate of $74 plus tax at the TownPlace Suites by Marriott Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach. This rate is only valid until January 15th. To secure the rate, follow the link below to make your reservations or call the hotel directly at (910) 332-3326.
The TownPlace Suites is located at 305 Eastwood Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403, and includes free breakfast and complimentary wireless access. For directions to the hotel, visit this link.
Below are recommended resources for teams to review prior to participating in the 2014 CEI.
Civic Health and the Economy: Making the Connection (2013 Issue Brief)
National Conference on Citizenship (NCOC)
Growing an economy that works for all: A 21st century approach to economic development in North Carolina
By Allan Freyer, Policy Analyst, Budget and Tax Center, NC Justice Center (October 2013)
Iowa Harvests the Wind for Economic Development, Education, and Innovation
By Carol Kreck (August 2013), Education Commission of the States (ECS)
Strengthening local capacity for Data-driven decisionmaking
By G. Thomas Kingsley, Kathryn L.S. Pettit, and Leah Hendey (June 2013)
Educating for Community Change: Higher Education’s Proposed Role in Community Transformation through the Federal Promise Neighborhood Policy
by Elizabeth Hudson, Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, Volume 17, Number 3, p. 109, (2013)
Engaged Learning Economies: Aligning Civic Engagement and Economic Development in Community-Campus Partnerships (Campus Compact White Paper)
By Drs. Amanda Wittman, and Terah Crews (2012)
Using Relational Dialectics to Address Differences in Community-Campus Partnerships
By Drs. Rebecca J. Dumlao and Emily M. Janke, Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, Volume 16, Number 2, p. 151, (2012)
Opportunity and Purpose: Outreach’s Changing Mission - Remarks by E. Gordon Gee, president of The Ohio State University at the National Outreach Scholarship Conference, Monday, September 28, 2009
Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, Volume 14, Number 3, p. 5, (2010)
Social Return on Investment (SROI) Resources
SROI definition (The SROI Network, Intl)
Social Return on Investment (The American Public Human Services Association Innovation Center Issue Brief) (May 2013)
The New Civic Infrastructure: The “How To” of Collective Impact and Getting a Better Social Return on Investment
By Jeff Edmondson, Strive Network and Nancy L. Zimpher, State University of New York
Community Investments, Volume 24, Number 2 (Summer 2012)
A guide to Social Return on Investment (January 2012)
SROI Myths and Challenges
Social Return on Investment (SROI): Exploring Aspects of Value Creation - excerpt from a Roberts Foundation publication (January 2001)
by Jed Emerson, Jay Wachowicz, Suzi Chun
Organizations that will be represented at CEI
The Audobon International: Sustainable Communities Program helps communities take steps to ensure that they are healthy and vibrant places in which to live, work, and play–both today and tomorrow. That vision is founded in the three pillars of sustainability–a healthy local environment, quality of life for citizens, and economic vitality.
- Doing Good in the Neighborhood is a campaign that makes it easy for Duke University employees to make a difference in Durham and the region through community-based philanthropy.
With a focus on educational opportunities and entrepreneurial environments, Forward Impact works to support community-based strategies to develop and scale high-impact entrepreneurs.
- MDC creates programs that employ integrated, sustainable solutions that connect people with the financial supports that can stabilize their lives, the education and training they need to get better jobs, and the industries that will benefit from their labors and improve the entire community.
The North Carolina Assets Alliance is a state-wide coalition of public, private and non-profit organizations whose shared vision is to expand economic opportunity and build a more stable financial future for all North Carolinians.
- The Collaborative is the lead agency for the North Carolina Saves campaign and works at the statewide level and in communities to implement and promote strategies to build economic security for North Carolina families.
REACH NC is a Web portal that enables users to find experts and assets within North Carolina higher education and research institutions. This wealth of easy-to-access data boosts the state’s economic development, helps foster collaborations, and offers an in-depth picture of the state’s areas of strength.
Community and Economic Development: Applied Research (UNC School of Government)
Theme (click on the title to|
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Keynote Speaker (s)|
2013||Becoming Citizens, Becoming Community|
Dr. Peter Levine, Tufts University/CIRCLE
Dr. Judith Ramaley, Portland State University
Click here to see highlights
Intensifying Impact: Engagement Matters
For the 10th Anniversary of NC Campus Compact, we combined the annual PACE conference with the Institute to create one celebratory event.
Dr. Caryn McTighe Musil, AAC & U
Chancellor Nancy Cantor, Syracuse University
President Mark Gearan, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Chancellor Philip Dubois, UNC Charlotte
President Carol Quillen, Queens University of Charlotte
President R. Scott Ralls, NC Community College System
2011||A Deep Commitment to Our Communities: Anchor Institutions, Engagement and Collaboration||
Dr. Cathy Burack, Brandeis University|
Hillary Kane, PHENND
Dr. David Maurrasse, Marga Incorporated
2010||Civic Engagement Through Social Entrepreneurship||
Dr. Brett Smith, Miami University|
Al Delia, Senior Advisor to NC Governor Bev Perdue
Dan Gerlach, President of the Golden Leaf Foundation
Judith Cone, UNC Chapel Hill, Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
2009||Next Generation Success: Retention and Civic Engagement||
Dr. James H. Johnson,William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of entrepreneurship and director of the Urban Investment Strategies Center, UNC Chapel Hill|
Wayne Meisel, President of the Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation
Robyn Hadley, Executive Director of "What's After High School?"
|Community Partners as Co-Educators||
Dr. Kenneth Reardon, Cornell University|
Dr. Tania Mitchell, Stanford University
2007||Developing and Expanding International Service-Learning on Your Campus||
Dr. Barbara Holland, Director of the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse|
Dr. Richard Kiely, Cornell University
Dr. Maureen Porter, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Kalyan Ray, International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership
Dr. Humphrey Tonkin, University Professsor of the Humanities and President Emeritus of the University of Hartford
Contact Leslie Garvin for more information.