TDC Partners & Friends

Carnegie Invites Institutions to Apply for 2015 Community Engagement Classification

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching invites colleges and universities with an institutional focus on community engagement to apply for the elective classification, first developed and offered in 2006 as part of an extensive restructuring of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The elective Community Engagement Classification provides a way for institutions to describe their identity and commitments…

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Fifth Annual Summer Institute of Civic Studies (free!), held at Tufts University

The fifth annual Summer Institute of Civic Studies will be an intensive, two-week, interdisciplinary seminar bringing together advanced graduate students, faculty, and practitioners from diverse fields of study. Organized by Peter Levine, Tisch College, and Karol Sołtan, University of Maryland, the Summer Institute features guest seminars by distinguished colleagues from various institutions and engages participants in challenging discussions such as:…

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Timothy Eatman and Scott Peters named Imagining America co-directors

August 13, 2012 Jamie Haft (315) 443-8765  Syracuse University and Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life (IA) announce the appointments of Timothy K. Eatman and Scott J. Peters as IA co-directors, effective Aug. 1. “With Eatman and Peters as directors, IA will continue to advance the movement for engaged scholarship in higher education,” says Bruce Burgett, chair of…

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Pennsylvania & Voter ID Changes: A message from the Fair Elections Legal Network

This November will be an exciting time on Pennsylvania college campuses. Students will vote–many for the first time–in a pivotal election. Unfortunately, Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law will make it more difficult for many of your students to exercise their democratic rights. We are writing to ask you to protect your students’ right to vote by making sure that a…

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TDC Partner Campus Vote Project Announces Video Contest on Student Voting

Today, the Campus Vote Project (CVP), a campaign of the Fair Elections Legal Network, is launching a contest to encourage students and student organizations to send in videos to Campus Vote Project that highlight barriers to voting that students face on their campus, strategies for overcoming them, or why students care about the upcoming election. The winning video will receive…

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Show off your work at the Campus and Friends Showcase

Campus and Friends Showcase (Instructions) Saturday, June 9 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Campus and Friends Showcase is a wonderful opportunity to share and celebrate your work and help others learn how to promote civic engagement on their campuses. For the seventh year in a row, we will feature the ever-popular Campus and Friends Showcase!  There is no cost…

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