Save the Date: Events Calendar
2012 Fall Semester
Without a Home documentary film screening and Q&A with filmmaker Rachel Fleischer
4:30-6:15pm, Thursday, September 6, Farrell Room
Learn more about Rachel, her film, and personal encounters with the homeless on the streets of L.A.
Vermont Campus Compact Network Meeting
Thursday, September 20, Pomerleau Alumni Center (time TBA)
Faculty: Join us for breakfast to greet VCC's new Executive Director, Carrie Williams-Howe
Learn, Work, and Serve EXPO for students and faculty
Wednesday, October 24 (11:00am -1:30pm), Alliot Student Center
Meet representatives from non-profit organizations and learn about opportunities for internships, volunteer activities, year-of-service positions, part-time jobs, and careers. Faculty can explore options for community-based research or course projects.
2012 Spring Semester
Experiential Learning Showcase at the Spring Symposium
April 20, 2012
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Hall of Fame Room in Tarrant Center, Saint Michael's College
Vermont Campus Compact Award Ceremony
April 12, 2012
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Capitol Plaza, Montpelier
Join us as we honor students, faculty, and staff who are leading the way in service and civic engagement.
Charting Worldwide Progress with the Millennium Development Goals
January 24, 2012
Professor Trish Siplon along with six students and alumni report on four case studies based on fieldwork they conducted in Bangladesh, Ecuador, Rwanda and Palestine.
Engage! Take us to Warp One, Two, or Three: Making it So Using the Pedagogy of Community-Engaged Learning
January 13, 2012
Pedagogy Day presentation features a panel of community-engaged learning faculty and Greg Sharrow from the Vermont Folklife Center.
Faculty Fellows Seminar for Service-Learning
January 10-12, 2012
This intensive 3-day seminar is designed to help Faculty Fellows from Vermont institutions of higher education develop a strong background in service-learning pedagogy, explore viable projects and partnerships, and design a high quality service-learning course focused on maximizing student learning.
2011 Fall Semester
Teaching for Engagement: A Conversation with Paul Rogat Loeb
September 7, 2011
Paul Loeb, author of the award-winning civic engagement books Soul of a Citizen, The Impossible Will Take a Little While, and Generation at the Crossroads, will draw on these books to explore our role in helping students learn to take responsibility for our common future and how faculty and professional staff can help in this journey.
Learn, Work, and Serve EXPO
October 20, 2011
Students can meet with nonprofit organizations to explore volunteer, internship, and employment opportunities. Faculty can network and explore course-based community-engaged learning project ideas.
Exploring New Places, Embracing New Roles: A Look at Community-Engagement Opportunities during Study Abroad
October 27, 2011
SMC study-abroad returnees Milijana Lacmanovic, Lucy Buriss, and Katie Stickney recount the journey which led them to adopt the role of teacher, web-designer, and scholarly researcher, respectively. Discover how deep and continuous engagement with the host community while abroad can facilitate a rich and revealing cultural immersion experience.
End-of-Semester Faculty Luncheon
December 15, 2011
Connect with others to share your own reflections and to hear how others have woven community-engaged work into their disciplines this semester.
Fall 2010 past events
Spring 2011 past events