Thank you for your hard work and dedication in service to our local communities this year.
We wish you all every success in your future adventures!
- Montana Campus Compact Team
It's Membership Renewal Season
As we prepare for AY 21-22, we are sending out renewal packages to CEOs across our network. If you'd like more information about membership in Campus Compact, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Partner Highlight
AmeriCorps: Apply today
MTCC is actively recruiting recent graduates for AmeriCorps positions with our campuses across the state. These full-time positions come with a modest living allowance, an AmeriCorps education award, and an opportunity to make a difference.
2022-2024 State Service Plan Community Needs Assessment
Ready to be a voice for your community?
Every three years, ServeMontana conducts an anonymous Community Needs Assessment to help identify the most pressing needs of Montana’s communities. Your response to this survey helps us craft the 2022-2024 State Service Plan, which guides the path of service in our state for the next three years.
Find space to strategize together, ask questions, find answers, and receive support.
Sustained over time and meeting regularly throughout the year, affinity networks provide space and structure for members to discuss issues of mutual interest and design creative approaches to advancing higher education community engagement in their institutional contexts.
Register now to enroll in an affinity network for the 2021-2022 Academic Year
The Community Engagement Professional Credential offers a framework for community engagement professionals to grow and achieve formal recognition for the knowledge and skills they develop in their careers. Micro-credtional certification areas include Community Engagement Fundamentals, Community Partnerships, Community-Engaged Learning and Teaching (Service-Learning), Program Administration, and Supporting Engaged Faculty Development.
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Book of the Month
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
By Isabel Wilkerson
The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.
Podcast of the Month
Higher Education’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Marisol is joined by authors from the Council of Europe’s publication, Higher Education’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Building a more Sustainable and Democratic Future. Listen in as they talk about the ways higher education needs to transform to create a better world post-pandemic that breaks the previous patterns that led to deep-rooted inequities and injustice. Plus, get the intel on some of what Campus Compact has to offer this summer and fall.
Keep the conversation going! Weigh in online with #CompactNationPod.
Resource: Campus Compact Podcast, tune in for conversations with leading community engagement professionals and discussions of new research and innovative work in the field.
** Discount: Campus Compact member discount. Campus Compact members (if you're reading this, that means you) save 20% on books available through the online Campus Compact bookstore! **
Public Service Announcement
Story to Share? Send it to Us!
The MTCC Network Office wants to share your good news! Especially those pieces related to campus-community partnership, civic engagement, service learning, volunteerism and democracy. Email your story ideas, or ready made pieces to Josh Vanek to get them included in the monthly newsletter, regularly seen by over 1000 education and community leaders across Montana.