Past Events 2009-2010

National Conference on Volunteering and Service
June 28-30, 2010, New York City
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The Future of Community Engagement in Higher Education
You are invited to join faculty, administrators, staff, students, and community partners involved with institutions that offer formal academic programs – majors and minors – focused on community engagement, broadly defined.
Boston University
June 25-27, 2010

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Professional Development Institutes on Community Engaged Scholarship
Part III: Community Based Participatory Research
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 10am-3pm, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Registration fee: Please note that registration is now free for MACC members.
To Register: Email julian.brown-myers@tufts.edu
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Nellie Mae Education Foundation Request for Videos (RFV)
The Nellie Mae Education Foundation is pleased to announce a Request for Videos (RFV) that invites schools and organizations to help young people creatively share their insights on how they learn. The Video Challenge is open to public middle and high schools and other education organizations in New England. Organizations submitting the top videos will receive a grant award.
The deadline for submitting videos is 5:00 p.m. on May 14, 2010. 
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UMass Dartmouth Civic Engagement Summit
Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 11AM – 4PM, Woodland Commons
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The New England Regional Campus Compact Conference
Higher Education and the Greater Good: Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century
April 13-14, 2010
at the University of Vermont and the Sheraton Hotel
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Spring 2010 Listening Tour with Executive Director Barbara Canyes
Please join us for coffee and conversation during this unique time in the field of higher education and civic engagement!

These dialogues will provide the opportunity to share strategies for partnerships and best practices with colleagues, connect with practitioners from across the field, learn more about upcoming MACC events and funding opportunities, as well as provide input, direction, and feedback to MACC as we move into the next programming year.

This opportunity is open to all MACC members. Faculty, staff members, and administrators are all encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, March 23rd – Umass Amherst, Amherst, MA
Monday, March 29th – Clark University, Worcester, MA
Wednesday, March 31th – Boston University, Boston, MA

Coffee and light breakfast will be provided. All events run from 9:30 – 11:30am.
Please RSVP to julian.brown-myers@tufts.edu by March 19th.

We hope to see you there!
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Miss our financial aid workshop?
Check out these great resources on federal work study!
Earn, Learn, and Serve >>
Operating a Federal Work-Study Program >>


Spring 2010 Professional Development Institutes on Community Engaged Scholarship
The Beginner’s Guide to Community Engaged Scholarship
This session, intended for faculty, staff and administrators who are new to community engaged scholarship, introduces the key aspects of community engaged scholarship, including definitions, examples, and resources.

Facilitated by Cathy Burack, Senior Fellow, Higher Education, Center for Youth and Communities, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
Thursday, January 21, 2010 – 10am – 3pm
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Registration fee: $50 (make checks payable to Trustees of Tufts College)
Lunch Provided
To Register: Email julian.brown-myers@tufts.edu
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The Jenzabar Foundation’s “Best in Class” Conference
Oct. 16-18, 2009 | Endicott College, Beverly MA
The goal of the conference is to provide a venue for leaders of service-focus student groups to network with each other and learn about the experiences of others who have integrated a sense of community into their scholarship and their lives. A number of conference attendees will be receiving “Best in Class” awards for their exceptional work in the areas of community service and humanitarianism.
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MACC AmeriCorps*VISTA list of activities for September 11th Day of Service
September 11, 2009
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Applications for 2010 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification Open from February 1 – March 31
Carnegie Classifications comprise a leading framework for describing institutional diversity in U.S. higher education.  The Community Engagement Classification is an elective classification for which institutions may voluntarily apply to be listed.
Carnegie Overview PowerPoint >>
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The Jenzabar Foundation Announces Call for Nominations for Annual Student Leadership Awards
Nominations are due by March 31, 2010
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