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