Moving Us Forward – Fifty Years On: From Civil Rights to Critical Engagement

Posted by Eastern Region Campus Compact on June 30, 2014

Remember that the Early Bird registration price for the Fourth Annual Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference ends July 15! Register now for significant savings! Florida is the 2014 host state for this national conference which is organized and sponsored by the Campus Compact state affiliates on the East Coast (Maine to Florida). Conference information, registration link and hotel reservation links are available on the Eastern Region Campus Compact website at

Conference Theme: Moving Us Forward – Fifty Years On: From Civil Rights to Critical Engagement

Wednesday – Friday, October 15 – 17, 2014
Omni Hotel, Downtown Jacksonville

Conference Highlights:

· Pre-Conference Sessions on Wednesday, October 15 include:

o Engaging the Unfinished Agenda: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act (led by faculty and staff from the University of North Florida)

o Faculty Rewards Institute: Developing Institutional Strategies for Rewarding Engaged Scholarship in Promotion and Tenure led by Dr. KerryAnn O’Meara, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, College Park and Dr. Timothy K. Eatman, Co-Director, Imagining America

o Take the Plunge! – A Mini Diving Deep Experience led by J.R. Jamison, Associate Director, Indiana Campus Compact

o Leadership Strategies to Deepen Campus and Community Engagement led by Dr. Barbara Holland, Director, The Engagement Academy

· Conference Opening Keynote by Stephen Black, Director of the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at the University of Alabama

· Approximately 50 Workshop Session options

· Panel Discussion featuring Dr. Richard Guarasci, President of Wagner College in New York; Dr. Nancy Cantor, Chancellor of Rutgers University – Camden in New Jersey, and Dr. Mark Erickson, President of Northampton Community College in Pennsylvania. The Panel will be moderated by Dr. Andrew Seligsohn, National President of Campus Compact

· Closing Address by Dr. Marvin Dunn, Civil Rights Leader and Professor (Retired), Florida International University

Register today! Prices increase July 16.

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