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April 2021

Presentation and Discussion re: AGB JEDI statement

April 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

(NC Campus Compact Member Presidents Only) Later this month AGB is releasing a Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) statement. Two of the authors will provide an overview of the Statement then participants will engage with questions related to the role of presidents and governing boards in addressing these critical issues. All registrants will receive a link to the statement once it is released. Presenters: - Dr. Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran, Senior Consultant and Senior Fellow, AGB Consulting, and former president of Kalamazoo College and Salem College - Dr. Leo Lambert, President Emeritus of Elon University Contact Leslie Garvin for registration information. Registration deadline: April 21

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May 2021

How I Write: A Conversation with Dr. Tania Mitchell for Black Women Scholars

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Are you a Black woman scholar involved in community engaged research? Are you teaching an engaged pedagogy such as service-learning, community-based research, or participatory action research and working to advance your scholarship? Do you view your scholarship as for the public good? Would you like to connect with other community engaged scholars in our state? Please join us for a conversation with internationally recognized community engagement and higher education scholar Dr. Tania Mitchell about how she writes, what motivates her work, and the importance of community engaged scholarship in higher education. Dr. Mitchell's research and teaching promote both social equity and social change in community engagement. Dr. Mitchell will discuss the challenges and opportunities of publishing as an engaged scholar, the need for more research that contributes to positive community change, and how she aligns research, teaching, and service as an engaged scholar. Her scholarship has been published in numerous books and journals, and her edited collections include Educating for…

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High Impact Practices and Civic Learning Outcomes Among Community College Students

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Presenter: Dr. Tori Vogelgesang This study aims to answer the following research question: How is participation in selected high impact practices (HIPs) that promote social capital associated with community college students’ positive civic learning outcomes (CLOs) such as communication and listening, diversity, and consensus-building? This study analyzed responses to the 2019 Community College Survey of Student Engagement using Minitab to conduct chi-square analysis to test the hypothesis that HIPs that build social capital are related to greater frequency of CLOs. Once the pairwise chi-square tests for independence were conducted, the data are presented in tables and to be used in data-informed decision-making. The most notable finding is that four of the HIPs—internships, in-class group projects, service-learning, and learning communities—were consistently positively associated with each of the CLOs in statistically significant and possibly practically meaningful ways. This research provides information on where community colleges might profitably invest their resources. Tori Vogelgesang, Ed.D., MPA is the Assistant Director at Kentucky Campus Compact,…

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