|June 13 & 14, 2013
Summer Network Retreat | Hope College's Haworth Inn & Conference Center
October 4, 2013
Active Leaders Student Conference | Lansing Center
October 14-15, 2013
MNA SuperConference | Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
Grand Rapids, MI
February 2-4, 2014
Civic Engagement Institute | GVSU
Grand Rapids, MI
Join MiCC and your colleagues at
Hope College's Haworth Inn & Conference Center
Summer Network Retreat
June 13 & 14, 2013
Overnight reservations may be made by calling 616-395-7200. A room block has been secured until May 13, so don't hesitate, make your reservations today!
The Engaged Campus:
Driving Innovation through Partnerships
May 19-21, 2013 in Dearborn, MI
Register now for this showcase of advanced and innovative efforts in campus civic engagement including experimentation with creative partnerships and a focus on holistic practice-collective, strategic and aligned institutional involvement in local communities.
Over the course of three days, attendees will:
• Engage in discussions and dialogues addressing the future of community-based learning and campus-community partnerships.
• Learn about current and future innovations to the long-term campus-community partnerships for the common good, including the Ford Motor Company Fund C3 program.
• Participate in a venue that will spark and support peer-to-peer networking, sharing and learning.
Tonya Allen, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Program,The Skillman Foundation
Named one of five "Nonprofit Innovators to Watch in 2013" by theChronicle of Philanthropy
Herb Childress, Dean of Research and Assessment, Boston Architectural College
Ceasar L. McDowell, Professor of the Practice of Community Development, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
John Viera, Global Director, Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters, Ford Motor Company
For more information about the conference and how to register, please click here.
Innovation Networking Reception
On Monday, May 20, University of Michigan-Dearborn is hosting
a reception for participants of the conference and is inviting everyone
from across Michigan to participate.
At this reception, Michigan and National Campus Compacts will recognize
Karen McKnight Casey, Director of the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
at Michigan State University, with a Distinguished Service Award for her
outstanding service to both the Michigan and National Campus Compact networks.
Congratulations to the 2013 Engaged Campus of the Year award winners!
- Delta College - 2 year campus award winner!
- Northern Michigan University - 4 year campus award winner!
- Ferris State University - honorable mention!
| Michigan Success Scholars Host Site RFP Now Available!
Beginning in Fall 2013**, the Michigan Success Scholars (MSS) AmeriCorps program, hosted by Michigan Campus Compact, will enroll 210 AmeriCorps members, both half-time and minimum-time, to serve as success coaches at colleges and universities in Michigan. Using success coaching techniques, MSS members will increase rates of persistence and degree attainment for 1000+ Michigan college students.
Click here for the 2013-14 RFP
Click here for the MSS Host Site Application
Click here for the MSS Position Description Templates
Proposal deadline extended until May 29, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EDT!
Contact Amy Crockett, Grants Assistant with questions or for more information.
**The Michigan Success Scholars AmeriCorps program is pending the receipt of federal funds.
| The President's Higher Education
Community Service Honor Roll 2013
The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll honors the nation’s leading higher education institutions and their students, faculty and staff for their commitment to bettering their communities through service. These are institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities.
Presidential Award Finalist: Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo College was one of only 14 Presidential Award Finalists in the country. Congratulations!
Congratulations to the following Honor Roll with Distinction recipients:
Michigan State University ~ University of Michigan Ann Arbor ~ Western Michigan University
Congratulations to the following Honor Roll recipients:
Albion College ~ Alma College ~ Aquinas College ~ Calvin College ~ Central Michigan University
Davenport University ~ Delta College ~ Eastern Michigan University ~ Kellogg Community College
Lawrence Technological University ~ Madonna University ~ Olivet College