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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
Reminders

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 vanek@mtcompact.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.

Please share the application, and if you'd like information for your students, please email bowe@mtcompact.org

 


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.

Take the community needs assessment

 
Professional Development

Campus Compact Affinity Networks

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

Credentialing Program

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.

Learn more here
Featured Article

Los Angeles Confronts Its Shady Divide


Miguel Vargas vividly remembers when he first understood the power of shade. He was in middle school, sprinting up and down a scrubby soccer field in Huntington Park, a small city laced with train tracks and high-voltage transmission lines just south of the Los Angeles skyline. He ran so hard in...
 
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.

Shiny Happy Track of the Month

The Avalanches - Because I'm Me
 
Publications, Webinars, Conferences

Article: Bridging the Digital Divide: Lessons from COVID-19
Article: The Impact of COVID-19 On Education
Article: Greater Need for Food At Community Colleges
Article: 7 Innovative Approaches To Course Design
Resource: Benefits of Civic and Community Engagement Primer
Resource: Civic Action Plan Library
Resource: Community-Based Global Learning Collaborative.
Resource: Virtual Volunteer Resource Collection
Training: Fusion Course Summer Sessions, How to Infuse Community-based Learning into Online, Hybrid and in-person courses.
Training: Campus Compact Virtual Dialogue Training

Resource: Free Access to Daily Chatter world news newsletter
Resource: Campus Compact Knowledge Hub: Community Engaged Teaching and Learning In the Time of COVID.

Conference: IUPUI Assessment Institute, Virtual event. Oct. 24-27, 

Journal: Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement.

Call for Papers: International Undergraduate Journal for Service-Learning, Leadership and Social Change is seeking papers. 
    
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.
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Carroll College
Dawson Community College
Flathead Valley Community College
Fort Peck Community College
Great Falls College MSU
Helena College UM
Little Big Horn College
Miles Community College
Montana State University Billings
Montana State University
Montana State University Northern
Montana Tech
Rocky Mountain College
Salish Kootenai College
The University of Montana
The University of Montana Western

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