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2013 state conference agenda

  1. 1. Ohio Campus Compact State Conference Wednesday August 7, 2013 Higley Hall Denison University Granville, Ohio AGENDA 9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Registration, continental breakfast Higley Hall first floor 10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Welcome Address Dick Kinsley, Executive Director Higley Auditorium 105 Ohio Campus Compact 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Keynote Address "Preparing a Generation to do Public Work" Higley Auditorium 105 Dr. Adam Weinberg, President Denison University 10:45 -11:00 a.m. Q&A 11:15– 12:30 WORKSHOP SESSIONS Higley Hall 4 th floor classrooms A: Tools, resources & approaches to crafting a successful Carnegie Classification application B: Building a statewide Connect2Complete learning community C: Strategic planning for community engagement centers/offices/programs Classroom: Higley 223 Classroom: Higley 405 Classroom: Higley 117 DESCRIPTION: The Carnegie Community Engagement Classification recognizes institutions with strong commitments to community service. Successful applications require extensive data collection and documentation—is your campus ready? Get tips from experienced applicants and learn more about Campus Compact resources to aid in the application process. DESCRIPTION: Utilizing peer mentoring and service-learning to support vulnerable community college students in achieving academic success, the Connect2Complete initiative has enjoyed initial success on campuses where the program has been piloted. This session will highlight best practices and explore ways in which this model can be replicated on other campuses. DESCRIPTION: Does your community engagement program lack a long-term plan? Learn how Miami University’s strategic planning process helped to facilitate growth and set the stage for national recognition. Be ready to “Plan your work and work your plan” as part of this session specially geared toward campus community engagement programs. PRESENTERS: Dick Kinsley & Susan King, Ohio Campus Compact, plus a panel discussion with: Jason Bricker-Thompson, Director, Office of Civic Engagement, Hiram College, Melissa Kesler Gilbert, Associate Dean, Experiential Learning & Community Engagement, Otterbein University, and Michael Sharp, Director, Center for Service-Learning & Civic Engagement, University of Cincinnati PRESENTER: Lesha Farias, Senior Program Director, Ohio Campus Compact PRESENTER: Monica Ways, Director, Office of Community Engagement and Service, Miami University Connecting Campus & Community  
  2. 2. 12:30- 1:30 p.m. LUNCH Slayter Hall 3 rd floor Participants will be asked to sit at tables grouped by institution size and type. Discussion questions will be available at each table. 1:45 – 3:15 p.m. ROUNDTABLES Higley Hall classrooms Discussion and networking sessions led by a facilitator. ROUNDTABLE TOPICS 1:45 – 3:15 p.m. 1: Strategies to recruit, engage & support faculty with service-learning courses 2: Building institutional support for campus community/civic engagement programs 3: Building & Sustaining Reciprocal Community Partnerships 4. Fund Development: securing & sustaining financial support for your engagement work Classroom: Higley 117 Classroom: Higley 405 Classroom: Higley 223 Classroom: Higley 413 DESCRIPTION: Looking for ways to effectively add service experiences to existing courses? Considering the pro’s & con’s of offering stipends? Confounded by the expectations of new faculty? Join us to share ideas on creative ways to initiate, sustain and grow service- learning experiences on your campus. DESCRIPTION: Is your engagement office operating in obscurity? Looking to build broader institutional and leadership support for your work? This discussion will focus on strategies to identify and cultivate institutional allies to support your community engagement initiatives. DESCRIPTION: Does your campus have a system to really understand your community partners’ needs and limitations? How do you structure communication protocols with community partners? This roundtable will explore what works (and perhaps what doesn’t) when interacting with community partners. DESCRIPTION: When budget cuts come around, will engagement offices be among the first or last to be affected on your campus? Our discussion will focus on strategies to develop institutional and community support to sustain and grow your program. FACILITATORS: Jane Rosser, Service Learning Director, Bowling Green State University and Michael Sharp, Director, Center for Service-Learning & Civic Engagement, University of Cincinnati FACILITATORS: Cathy Sayer, Director, Service-Learning & Civic Engagement, Wright State University and Melissa Kesler Gilbert, Associate Dean Experiential Learning and Community Engagement, Otterbein University FACILITATORS: Krista Kiessling, Director of Service Learning, Civic Engagement and Leadership, Owens Community College; and Paul Valdez, Volunteer Coordinator, United Way of Greater Toledo FACILITATORS: Theresa Beyerle, Associate Director, Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Akron and Judy Millesen, (invited) MPA Director, Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs, Ohio University 3:25 – 3:40 p.m. A look ahead: College civic & community engagement trends & opportunities for collaboration Lesha Farias Higley Auditorium 105 3:40 p.m. Closing Remarks Dick Kinsley Higley Auditorium 105 4:00 p.m. Reception with President & Mrs. Weinberg Henderson Gardens, Monomoy House, 204 West Broadway NOTE: parking is available on Broadway and Burke Art Gallery (enter at Cherry Street light). Rain Site: Slayter Hall 3 rd Floor 5:00 p.m. Conclude event