Utah Campus Compact September 2016 News 

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Who do you know who needs to be recognized for their community engagement? 

2017 Biennial Western Regional Campus Compact Awards The Western Region of Campus Compact is pleased to announce a new set of awards that will be selected and conferred biennially in conjunction with our regional conference Continuums of Service. Utah Campus Compact encourages our member institutions to consider developing a nomination for one or more of these awards. Due! September 30

Community Engaged Presidential Leadership Award
Community Engaged Campus Award
Community Engaged Scholar Award
Community Engagement Professional Award
Community Engaged Student Leadership Award
Campus-Community Partnership Award

2017 Continuums of Service Conference Call for Proposals

The Western Region of Campus Compact is pleased to invite proposals for the 2017 Continuums of Service Conference: Elevating Higher Education for the Public Good: Commitment|Action|Impact in Denver, CO from April 6-8, 2017.  An overview of the conference theme and proposal guidelines can be found here. Proposals can be submitted hereDue! Friday, Sep 30, 2016

2017 Utah Campus Compact Engaged Faculty Retreat: Call for Proposals Now Open

The Faculty Development Network welcomes session and poster proposals for the Engaged Faculty Retreat set to take place at the Red Cliffs Lodge in Moab, UT. February 9-11, 2017.  Please check out the full call here. DUE! Monday, October 10

MLK Day of Service Grants Available

Iowa Campus Compact is announcing its application for funding for the 2016 MLK Day of Service Community Partnership Project. The mini-grant project is focused on supporting service alleviating hunger and supporting veterans. All Campus Compact members are eligible to apply for mini-grants ranging from $1,000 to $3,000. Application and further details here
DUE! Friday, September 30

Western Region Campus Compact Webinar Series

Utah Campus Compact is pleased to be partnering with the Compacts from California and the Mountain West to bring a full compliment of FREE webinars to our members. All of the webinars will take place at 1 pm Mountain Time and will be kicked off on Wed, October 19.

Community Engagement in an Anchor Institution Framework featuring Rita Axelroth Hodges, Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania

More info on other upcoming webinars:

Campus Compact | Western Region 2016/17 Webinars

Applications open for Best Practices in Assessing Community
Engagement
(BPACE) Group

Hosted by Indiana Campus Compact, the goal of this opportunity is for participants to create an assessment plan that can be implemented to assess the civic dimension of student’s learning and development in college.  Learn more here. DUE Tomorrow! Friday, September 9

Campus Compact podcast released today! http://compact.org/podcast/ 

Election Year 
Initiatives

Weber State University Rock the Vote Concert
Friday, September 16, 6-10 pm FREE!
Ogden Amphitheater 

We hope that community members will join WSU students for this free concert, featuring Bob Moses, opened by the Brocks, to celebrate the Constitution with birthday cake, REGISTER TO VOTE, and have fun.

Lt. Governor’s Campus Cup Challenge Is in Full Swing

Utah Campus Compact is pleased to be partnering with the Lt. Governor’s Office of Elections on the Campus Cup Voting Challenge.  Students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members are encouraged to support their institution by registering to vote using their institution specific URL and posting on social media when they vote later this fall.  Check out the rules for more details.

National Voter Registration Day Celebration

Tuesday, September 27th 

Registering to vote has never been easier.  Just text  â€œVoterise” to  788-683 and their app will get you started.  Thanks to our partnership the app lets you mark your institution so it can be counted toward the Campus Cup Challenge.

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