2015-2016 MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA Positions Available!

The Maryland-DC Campus Compact currently has 23 MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA positions available across the Maryland-DC region. We are currently recruiting for 1 MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA Leader and 22 MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA members. Visit our project abstracts to learn more and apply!

Register Now for SLCE 2015!

The Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Conference (SLCE) is an annual event hosted by the Maryland – D.C. Campus Compact, a network of universities and individuals dedicated to creating strong civic engagement, service-learning, and community partnerships in the Maryland and D.C. area. On March 28, 2015, roughly 300 students, faculty, staff, and community partners will gather at American University to discuss the achievements and challenges made over the last year – and the work that still has to be done moving forward.

Newman Civic Fellows Award Nominations Open

The nomination period is now open for the Campus Compact's Newman Civic Fellows Award, which recognizes community-involved student leaders. We are seeking nominations of undergraduate students who are proven leaders with both the motivation and ability to make substantial contributions toward public problem solving. Nominations will be accepted until March 4, 2015.

Engaged Campus Matching Mini-Grants

MDCCC is pleased to announce fund availability for $1000 mini-grants to enhance professional development, service-learning and community engagement efforts. Individual campus consultations and site visits will be available for five member institutions on topics such as enhancing faculty engagement, faculty development, evaluation and assessment, reflection, community partnerships, civic responsibility and engagement, and institutionalization. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning November 3, 2014. For more information, visit mdccc.org or contact Madeline Yates (yates@mdccc.org). Click here for more information and the application form.

New Book: Service-Learning Essentials

Campus Compact is pleased to announce, Service-Learning Essentials: Questions, Answers, and Lessons Learned by Barbara Jacoby. The book is now available for pre-order. Use Discount code CCO25 to receive a 25% discount on your order. A preview of the Preface and Table of Contents is available to view now.

2014-2015 MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTAs

We are excited to welcome our new cohort of 2014-2015 Maryland-DC Campus Compact VISTAs! Read more about each MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA and the projects where they are serving on our MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA Abstracts and Bios page.

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