Campus Compact Southern Region Community College Institute, June 12
Campus Compact Southern Region Community College Institute, “Community Colleges as Civic Powerhouses: Aligning Community Engagement with Community College Priorities,” will be held on June 12, 2019 at Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC, Co-hosted by North Carolina Campus Compact, Kentucky Campus Compact, Virginia Campus Compact and national Campus Compact.
Registration Closes May 31! Registration is $75 pp (for Campus Compact members and non-members). REGISTER HERE
Inspired by Eric Liu’s You Are More Powerful than You Think and his notion of civic power, this interactive workshop will introduce the concept of community colleges as “Civic Powerhouses” generating power in the civic life of their students and campuses. How can community colleges harness their true public purpose by educating for democracy and sending it out to making a difference in the civic lives of the community that they serve?
The institute will explore model programs in diverse community colleges that are effectively advancing learning and student success through civic engagement and a strong commitment to the public purposes of higher education.
Through a series of panels, small group dialogues, and larger conversations, we will explore the unique challenges and opportunities of community colleges and their critical role in preparing students to be informed, active, and mobilized leaders in their communities, states, and the world.
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