ERCC invites Workshop and Poster Session Proposals for the Fifth Annual Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference: Moving Us Forward: At the Intersection of Community Engagement and Collective Impact, 

October 14-16, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey.

Conference Goals:

  • Demonstrate both innovation and broader impact as outcomes of community engagement.
  • Highlight best practices in place-based, issue-driven faculty/student engaged scholarship.
  • Advance our understanding of the intersection between community engagement and collective impact.
  • Offer a strong array of pre-conference workshops that advance community engaged practice in higher education.

Workshop Proposal Framing Questions:

  • What innovative ideas are advancing higher education's community engagement practices?
  • In what  ways  can the collective impact framework inform community engagement strategies and programs in higher education?
  • How are place-based consortia involving faculty and students in ways that produce shared benefit?
  • How are campuses assessing the effectiveness of such community-engaged scholarship, service-learning courses, partnerships, and community service activities?

If you're interested in submitting a proposal for this conference, due April 7th, see the attached Call for Proposals. For more information about workshop proposals, contact Laurie Worrall, NYCC Executive director: (