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KERRYANN O’MEARA WORKSHOP
JUNE 11, 2015
10:00 A.M – 4:00 P.M.
TOWSON UNIVERSITY, TOWSON, MARYLAND


and


2015 SLCE PRACTITIONERS' RETREAT
JUNE 12TH, 2015
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
TOWSON UNIVERSITY, TOWSON, MARYLAND


Go to our event page for more information, or register now.


Registration Open: Dr. Jacoby's Service-Learning 101

Join faculty colleagues to explore service-learning as a high-impact educational practice for courses in all disciplines at a workshop led by Dr. Barbara Jacoby. Registration is now open! .




Open Position: MDCCC Associate Director of Programs

Maryland-DC Campus Compact has a position open for an Associate Director of Programs. A brief summary of the position can be found here. Applications may be sent to Madeline Yates (yates@mdccc.org) through December 18, 2014.

Position Description The MDCCC Associate Director of Programs (ADP) will work closely with the Executive Director (ED) and the MDCCC team in providing the highest level of service to all stakeholders – including but not limited to administrators and faculty, students, corporate and community partners, donors, and government agencies. By coordinating conferences, retreats, workshops and grant administration, the ADP will be a key player in implementing the strategic plan. The ADP will assist in fulfilling the mission of MDCCC, deepening campus-community partnerships throughout Maryland and the District of Columbia.



Open Position: Part-Time Web Content Manager

The MDCCC Web Content Manager will update and maintain all aspects of the MDCCC website, mdccc.org, including all subpages, the domain, and all subdomains. A personal computer with access to Adobe Dreamweaver is required. View the Part-Time Web Content Manager position here. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Katlin Meissinger (meissinger@mdccc.org).


2014 Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference

Register now for the 2014 Eastern Region Campus Compact (ERCC) Conference October 15-17, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. The conference theme this year is "Moving Us Forward – Fifty Years On: From Civil Rights to Critical Engagement." Visit the 2014 ERCC Conference website to register and learn more about the conference.

Salisbury University Joins MDCCC

We are excited to welcome Salisbury University as our newest member!



Five Ways to Succeed with Service-Learning

Presented by: Dr. Barbara Jacoby, Faculty Associate, Leadership & Community Service-Learning Adele H. Stamp Student Union
Date & Time: June 25, 2014 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Jimenez Room, 2nd floor, Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland – College Park

Join Dr. Barbara Jacoby for this workshop for faculty members with some service-learning experience to learn how to avoid the most frequently made mistakes in developing and teaching a service-learning course. Bring your syllabus, questions, and tips to share. The workshop will be designed to address the questions submitted by participants.

Co-sponsored by: Adele H. Stamp Student Union and Center for Teaching Excellence, UMD and Maryland-DC Campus Compact



St. Mary's College of Maryland Joins MDCCC

We are excited to welcome St. Mary's College of Maryland as our newest member!


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SLCE Conference 2014
Putting Our Passion To Work


Saturday, April 5, 2014
8:00am - 4:00pm
University of Baltimore

Registration | Directions & Parking
Agenda | Keynotes | Workshops | Awards | History


Rewarding Engaged Scholarship in Promotion and Tenure:
Strategies for Action


Presented by: Dr. KerryAnn O'Meara, Associate Professor of Higher Education, University of Maryland, College Park
Date & Time: March 26, 2014 | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Room 5, Mary Graydon Center, American University

The cost of the workshop is $75 for MDCCC members and $125 for non-members, including lunch and materials. Please register to attend. For additional registration information, email Pat Bassett at Maryland-DC Campus Compact or call 301.696.3280.


Workshop This Friday:
Service-Learning Course Design:
What Faculty Need to Know

New Date: Friday, March 7, 2014
Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Adele H. Stamp Student Union University of Maryland, College Park
Presented by: Dr. Barbara Jacoby, Faculty Associate, Leadership & Community Service-Learning Adele H. Stamp Student Union

Join faculty colleagues from around the state to explore service-learning as a high-impact educational practice for courses across disciplines. Topics to be covered include:

  • Introduction to service-learning and its basic principles
  • How service-learning can help students achieve desired learning outcomes
  • How to establish and nurture partnerships with community organizations
  • How to engage students in critical reflection
  • The many forms of service-learning in the curriculum
  • Elements of a service-learning course
  • Composing a service-learning syllabus
  • From design to implementation: managing the process

You will come away with a Service-Learning Course Design Worksheet that will guide you through the process of developing a new service-learning course or integrating service-learning in a significant new way into an existing one. Many other resources will be provided.

No prior knowledge or experience with service-learning is expected.

Dr. Barbara Jacoby, respected author and national workshop presenter on service-learning, will facilitate the workshop.

The cost of the workshop is $55 for MDCCC members and $95 for non-members, including lunch and materials. Please register to attend. For additional registration information, email Pat Bassett at Maryland-DC Campus Compact or call 301.696.3280. For more information about the workshop, email Dr. Barbara Jacoby, or call 301.314.7253.

Co-Sponsored by: Adele H. Stamp Student Union—Center for Campus Life & Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland & Maryland-DC Campus Compact



Thank you to everyone who joined us to help make the 2013 Presidents' Institute such a success!