The Rhode Island Campus Compact Annual Statewide Meeting will be Tuesday, April 2nd from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the University of Rhode Island
Archives for March 2013
The second workshop in the PFS Partnership Workshop series, “Collective Problem Solving for Partners” is designed to provide a reflection and planning space for partners to receive individualized support for their projects. All who are engaged in PK-16 partnership activity are encouraged to attend and to bring a partner!
On Friday, March 22nd minimum-time AmeriCorps members gathered for reflection activities and professional development workshops.
Rachel Wall joined AmeriCorps after graduating in order to become more intimately acquainted with the contemporary issues surrounding higher education, and also to gain experience with working in the nonprofit sector. She works with Connect to College, which is a student support service that has created a community of scholars with the intention of systematically changing the way students connect at the Community College of Rhode Island.
The 2013 Newman Civic Fellows Awards would like to recognize RI college students that have demonstrated a commitment to finding solutions to problems facing our communities.
RICC Staff and AmeriCorps*VISTA’s participated in the Winnepaug Pond Clean-Up on Saturday, March 16th. Volunteers removed debris and trash that had settled in the salt marsh following Hurricane Sandy. Local volunteers will continue cleaning up the area throughout the Spring. Please contact Cyndi Myers, Disaster Response Coordinator at Serve Rhode Island for more information firstname.lastname@example.org.
The second round of PFS Spring 2013 mini-grants is now available! Deadline for proposals is April 8, 2013.
PFS is sponsoring a series of workshops for PK-16 education practitioners this spring, all of which are focused on building and strengthening collaborative PK-16 partnerships.
In collaboration with the RI State Office of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Rhode Island Campus Compact is proud to partner with the following organizations and projects for the 2012 – 2013 RICC AmeriCorps*VISTA program:
College Unbound, Big Picture Learning
RI Urban Debate League, Brown University
Connect to College, Community College of Rhode Island
Smith Hill CDC, Providence College
Partnerships for Success, RI Campus Compact & AICU RI
After-School & Teaching Studio, The Learning Community
First Star Academy, University of Rhode Island
National Campus Compact has released a new white paper on Engaged Learning Economies. Embedding engagement into higher education institutions is at the heart of Campus Compact’s work. We support all institutions in their efforts to review and deepen their engagement efforts and community partnerships.