Posts Tagged ‘Indiana Campus Compact’

IU East’s service-learning projects part of inaugural President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

Wednesday, January 29th

Indiana University East shared its community-focused projects in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge Inaugural Report published by the U.S. Department of Education. The report highlights participating institutions’ activities as part of President Barack Obama’s national initiative that began in 2011 with the goal of providing or expanding opportunities for students to participate in community service with a component of interfaith engagement.InterfaithChallenge

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IU East to participate in ICC AmeriCorps program

Wednesday, July 20th

Five students from Indiana University East will be able to participate in the Indiana Campus Compact (ICC) Service Engagement AmeriCorps program during the upcoming 2011-2012 year. The program engages 150 Indiana college student volunteers in AmeriCorps service each year.

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Positive Place Initiative connects IU East, Wayne County Foundation with community project

Thursday, July 7th

Fredricka Joyner, associate professor of business administration and organization behavior, is working in conjunction with the Wayne County Foundation on a professional service and civic engagement project, the Positive Place Initiative. The initiative connects and applies the expertise of an IU East faculty member with a strategic community issue in the Richmond and Wayne County region.

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IU East faculty member receives award for outstanding community engagement

Tuesday, April 1st

Ange Cooksey, humanities lecturer at Indiana University East, has received the Brian Douglas Hiltunen Award from Indiana Campus Compact. Cooksey was presented the award on Tuesday, March 25 at the 2008 Governor’s Conference on Service and Volunteerism.

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IU East faculty member examines role, value of community service at Indiana Colleges

Thursday, December 13th

The public is supportive of service-learning courses for Hoosier college students according to a recently published report by Indiana Campus Compact. The report was written by Ange Cooksey, an Indiana University East humanities lecturer, for the ICC and shows the support Indiana institutions for higher education have from the public in service learning opportunities for their students.

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