The 2015 New England Regional Campus Compact Symposium will take place on June 9-10 at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Register Now for either day at $75, or take advantage of two full days for $125. This extraordinary two-day event is sponsored by the state Campus Compact affiliates in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode […]
Archives for April 2015
RI Campus Compact’s PK-20 education initiative, Partnerships for Success (PFS), offers an opportunity to delve into PK-20 partnership practice on Wednesday, June 3, from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm. Join the PFS Advisory Council in exploring two Rhode Island institution-district partnership profiles and to debrief the learnings of a pilot case study project funded through […]
Sara Melucci is a RICC AmeriCorps*VISTA serving at the Feinstein Institute for Public Service at Providence College. Sara’s work centers on impact assessment in community partnerships. Find out more in Sara’s VISTA Voices story below! Where did you go to school? Providence College ‘14 What are your personal and professional interests? Experiential learning, social work, […]
Break Away invites you to join a National Conference Call Series for alternative break programs on Wednesday, April 29th. Each month, Break Away member schools convene to share resources and best practices for high quality alternative break experiences. This April call will be open to all staff and student leaders, regardless of Chapter membership with Break Away. The […]
During my undergraduate career at Salve Regina University, I loved being involved with the Community Service Office. I participated in the Scholarships for Service program, where I completed 300 hours of community service my freshman year… In my Vista position I serve as the liaison between nonprofits and students, while creating service events for students and building capacity for Salve’s Office of Community Service.
Through its PK-20 education initiative RI Partnerships for Success (PFS), Rhode Island Campus Compact designed, implemented and documented two pilot case studies, building off of previous work of the PFS initiative including the PFS Partnership Rubric, an assessment tool for partnership practitioners. The two institution-district partnerships profiled include a partnership between Roger Williams University and […]
Take a sneak peak at the Program for tomorrow’s 2015 Rhode Island Campus Compact Statewide Meeting! We’re looking forward to the many great poster presentations, breakout sessions, and reflective essays. Access the program below for the full preview.
“In its rush to do good, she expected the University would overlook this process of interpretation and leap into action, attempting to fix problems it did not, in fact, understand.” Keith Morton, in a reflective essay anticipating the Rhode Island Campus Compact 2015 Statewide Meeting, considers the integration of service and learning in higher education. […]
Responding to this year’s Statewide Meeting theme, Reflecting on Our Investment in Higher Education, RICC Faculty Fellow Jill Harrison reflects on the vitality of International Service Learning: “When I first began field work in South America during my Master’s Degree, I ran across a quote from an academic that said something like, ‘Never let books interfere […]