Campusphere: Naturalization Ceremony at Moraine

Posted in CAMPUS SPHERE on Mar 27, 2014

Provided by Moraine Valley Community College Moraine Valley Community College hosted its first Naturalization Ceremony on Friday March 21, 2014. We are the first community college in the state of Illinois to host such an event! 100 individuals from 28 different countries became U.S. citizens at our college. The Keynote Remarks were given by President […]


[Campus Sphere] De Anza College Awarded National Civic Engagement Grant

Posted in CAMPUS SPHERE, TDC Member Campus News on Mar 26, 2014

As Taken from a De Anza College News Release De Anza College is one of seven U.S. community colleges selected to share in a $270,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation, a New York-based institution dedicated to improving undergraduate student learning. The Institute of Community and Civic Engagement (ICCE) at De Anza will will use the […]


Campusphere: Democracy Week at San Diego Miramar College

Posted in TDC Member Campus News on Mar 26, 2014

Provided by Miramar College March 18th to 20th marked a very important experiment at San Diego Miramar College. It was the first time that multiple consecutive days were devoted to the important subject of Democracy. A variety of events took place. Serious films on Women’s suffrage such as Iron Jawed with Hillary Swank and a […]


Campusphere: Lone Star College-Kingwood Hosts Deliberative Dialogue Moderator and Deputy Voter Registrar Trainings

Posted in CAMPUS SPHERE on Mar 25, 2014

Provided by Lone Star College - Kingwood On March 18th, Alberto Olivas from Maricopa Community College in Arizona, was invited to host a Deliberative Dialogue Moderator Training. The event was very successful. They discussed the topic of “Shaping Our Futures: How Should Higher Education Help Us Create the Society We Want?”  There were about 50 […]


[Campus Sphere] News from Guttman Community College: TNU Student Named Frank Newman Civic Fellow Award Recipient, TNU Representatives Join Fox Political Focus Group

Posted in CAMPUS SPHERE on Mar 24, 2014

By Carolee Ramsay, Student Engagement Specialist, Guttman Community College Guttman’s Gibsy Lino is Frank Newman Civic Fellow Second-year Guttman Community College student Gibsy Lino received the 2014 Campus Compact Frank Newman Civic Fellows Award. The Newman Civic Fellows Award is named for Dr. Frank Newman, one of the founders of Campus Compact, who dedicated his […]


Engage the Election 2014 Webinar with NSLVE Recording and Presentation Now Available

Posted in TDC Opportunities for Members on Mar 21, 2014

By Nancy Thomas and Margret Brower with CIRCLE’s NSLVE Thank you to all the participants who attended our webinar today. A recording of it is available here, and you can download the PDF of the presentation slides by clicking here (as a reminder, the Engage the Election 2014 webinar and presentation archives are available at […]


[TDC Action Alert] Sign Up to Attend Regional Workshop in AZ

Posted in TDC Action Alert, TDC Events on Mar 20, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator I wanted to take a moment to make you aware of an opportunity that faculty members of TDC member institutions have to attend a regional meeting at Scottsdale Community College in Arizona. Examining Genocide and Violence through a Peacebuilding Lens: A Two-Day Workshop for Educators will take place […]


[Campus Sphere]: State Rep. Mike Demicco Speaks at Tunxis

Posted in CAMPUS SPHERE, TDC Member Campus News on Mar 19, 2014

On Jan 28, 2014, State Rep. Mike Demicco (CT - District 21, Democrat) spoke to students and faculty in room 6127 at Tunxis Community College (CT). Rafaele Fierro, an associate professor of history and government and the TDC campus coordinator at Tunxis, helped coordinate the event. To watch the video, click here.


[#ADPTDC14 Meeting Update] Proposals Reviewed; Registration Open

Posted in #ADPTDC14 Update on Mar 18, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator [UPDATE]: All proposals have been reviewed, and notifications of acceptances (not session specifics) have been sent. More details, including session type, slot, and co-presenters, will be forthcoming. — ADP National Manager Jennifer Domagal-Goldman and I have spent today finalizing the review of our first round of proposals; acceptance […]


TDC Announces New Partnership for Engage the Election 2014

By Stephanie R. South,  TDC National Coordinator The Democracy Commitment (TDC) is pleased to announce a new partnership for Engage the Election 2014- a continuance of our first signature initiative, Engage the Election: 2012, that focuses on the midterm elections: The Fair Elections Legal Network (FELN) is a national nonpartisan voting rights organization dedicated to […]