Schedule At A Glance

Dispatches from the Midwest: Community, Collaboration, and Critical Perspectives  

Wednesday, May 29

11:00-1:00 p.m. Registration (Coffman Memorial Union)

1:00-4:30 p.m. Pre-Conference sessions

A Closer Look for Student Leaders and National Service Members – Presented by Campus Compact Staff

Community Colleges as Civic Powerhouses: Generating, Harnessing, and Spreading Civic Power – Verdis Robinson, Campus Compact, Director of Community College Engagement.

Critical Service-Learning and the Ethical Considerations of Community Partnerships – Cristina Santamaría Graff, Assistant Professor of Special Education, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis and Kiesha Warren-Gordon, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Ball State University

Intentional Dialogue for Campus Community Partnerships: A Framework for Transformation – Gayle Hilleke, Executive Director, Kentucky Campus Compact and Dan Joyner, Facilitation Consultant

Ripple Effects Mapping: A Participatory Strategy for Documenting Community Engagement Impacts – Scott Chazdon, Evaluation and Research Specialist with the Extension Center for Community Vitality, University of Minnesota

Using the SLQAT, A Research-Based Tool for Supporting and Determining the Quality of Service-Learning Courses – Andrew Furco, Associate Vice President for Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota, Laurel Hirt, Director of the Center for Community-Engaged Learning at the University of Minnesota, and Isabel Lopez, PhD student in Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota.


Thursday, May 30

8:30 a.m. Registration begins, breakfast available (Coffman Memorial Union)

9:30-10:30 a.m. Session I

10:45-11:45 a.m. Session II

Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote – Collaborating Across Difference to Advance Equity, Sindy Morales Garcia, Senior Program Associate, Community Initiatives and Kirsten Johnson is the Director of Community Engagement and Systems Change, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

2:00-3:00 p.m. Session III

3:15-4:15 p.m. Session IV

4:30-5:30 p.m. Social hour (Weisman Art Museum)


Friday, May 31

8:30-9:45 a.m. Breakfast Plenary with 2018 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award Presentation to Eva Zygmunt, Helen Gant ElmoreDistinguished Professor of Elementary Education and co-director of the Alliance for Community-Engaged Teacher Preparation at Ball State University,(Coffman Memorial Union)

10:00-11:00 a.m. Session V

11:15-12:15 p.m. Session VI

12:30-2:00 p.m. Closing Lunch and Keynote  – Nancy Thomas, Institute for Democracy & Higher Education, Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life