About Ohio Campus Compact


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About Ohio Campus Compact

  1. 1. About Ohio Campus Compact Ohio Campus Compact is a statewide non-profit coalition of college and university presidents and their campuses working to promote the civic purposes of higher education. Our vision: Ohio Campus Compact envisions Ohio colleges and universities Member as centers of civic engagement and renewal where co-curricular and Institutions Antioch University curricular learning, teaching and scholarship advance the public good and Midwest prepare students for active citizenship and democratic participation. Ashland University Baldwin-Wallace College Bowling Green State University Capital University Our mission: To provide statewide leadership in mobilizing resources, Case Western Reserve University services and partnerships that help Ohio colleges and universities deepen Central Ohio Technical College College of Mt. St. Joseph their ability to educate students for civic and social responsibility and to College of Wooster improve community life. Columbus State Community College Cuyahoga Community College Defiance College Denison University About our work FUNDING: We invest in good Heidelberg University Hiram College Hocking College John Carroll University ideas. Kent State University We invest in civic engagement on our Lorain County Community College member campuses. Our innovative Pay it Lourdes University Forward student philanthropy grants engage Marietta College Mercy College students in charitable giving. Meanwhile, our MLK Challenge Grantssupport Miami University campus projects that heed Dr. King’s call to community service. These and Muskingum University Notre Dame College Oberlin College other programs direct critical funds to Ohio Ohio Northern University The Ohio State University campuses and communities that need it the most. Ohio University Ohio Wesleyan University Otterbein University Owens Community TRAINING: We empower campus leaders College to help local communities. Shawnee State University University of Akron We bring togethesr scholars and the state’s brightest University of Cincinnati youth leaders. And we put that brainpower to work University of Dayton University of Findlay to tackle issues like poverty, hunger and joblessness. University of Mount Union Our symposiums, trainings & resourcesbring out the University of Toledo best in faculty, administrators and campus leaders. Urbana University And with our help, they make an even greater impact on students and in Walsh University Wilmington College local communities. Wittenberg University Wright State University Xavier University Youngstown State 631 N. Pearl Street University Granville, Ohio 43023 (740) 587-8568 SERVICE: We engage campuses (740) 587-8569 FAX in community service, service- learning & civic engagement.www.ohiocampuscompact.org Our Students in Service and AmeriCorps VISTA programs strategically connect college resources with communities in need. Participants gain valuable experience and educational awards. Campuses garner greater visibility. And community partners receive critical
  2. 2. About our membersMore than 45 two-year, four-year, public and private institutions in Ohio are members ofOhio Campus Compact. Our members share a common commitment to address the needsof surrounding communities and to integrate public service as a central part ofundergraduate education. Together, we work to: integrate the ethic of service across the institution by facilitating, supporting and rewarding participation encourage faculty efforts to connect service and academic study; and foster an environment that stimulates students to move beyond service and engage in long-term problem resolution through applying skills learned in the classroom.Member benefitsOhio Campus Compact benefits help Ohio colleges and universities form effectivecommunity partnerships, combine service with academics, and nurture student leaders byproviding meaningful real-world learning experiences. Additional benefits include: Grants and other funding opportunities. We make grants and our AmeriCorps VISTA programs available exclusively to our member institutions. In fiscal year 2010 alone, Ohio Campus Compact provided over $685,000 in grant funds to member campuses. Training and technical assistance. We offer strategic consulting services, professional development training and academic conferences on a variety of community service, service-learning and civic engagement-related topics. Free or discounted training and technical assistance is available to member campus faculty, staff, students, administrators, community service directors, AmeriCorps VISTA members and community partners. Resources and publications. We offer timely and informative civic engagement resources and updates via our free monthly e-newsletter, our online learning community and customized communications tailored to our members’ interests. Member campuses also have access to free or discounted publications and manuals published by Campus Compact. Collaboration and networking. Ohio Campus Compact brings together faculty and service-learning professionals from colleges and universities across Ohio for statewide and regional meetings and projects. We provide unique opportunities for faculty and staff to connect with colleagues and counterparts at other intuitions who share similar research and program interests. Recognition and Awards.Our service awards provide high profile recognition to the community service superstars on your campus. The prestigious David Hoch Award for Excellence in Service (available to faculty and staff) and the Charles J. Ping Award Student Service Award are available exclusively to Ohio Campus Compact member