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November 9th
Eric Hartman While recently moderating a panel on Human Rights Pedagogy and Practice, I was struck by the panelists’ collective, effective erasure of a number of dichotomies in the discourse around community-campus partnerships. First, it’s no…
November 2nd
Originally published by the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Reposted with permission. Each semester, global learning educators set out to change the way their students see the world. “I tell my students, one of my goals is to…
November 1st
November 1, 2017–Last week, two Campus Compact for Southern New England VISTA members attended the #RealCollege conference, a national convening on college student food and housing insecurity, at Temple University in Philadelphia. It was the second …
October 25th
By Cynthia Toms, Associate professor of Kinesiology at Westmont College Over the past twenty years, the GSL community has emerged as a movement with multiple identities and functions – a place of shared goals and best practices gathered in supp…
October 19th
The University of Minnesota Rochester is the newest campus in the Minnesota system, with an emphasis on innovative education in the health sciences. Given the constraints of UMR’s youth and small size, this Civic Action Plan emphasizes improving exi…

Congratulations to all the Gulf-South Summit Award Winners - Savannah, GA

The mission of the Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education is to promote networking among practitioners, research, ethical practices, reciprocal campus-community partnerships, sustainable programs, and a culture of engagement and public awareness through service-learning and other forms of civic engagement.

The Gulf-South Summit is proud to present five awards recognizing the hard work and dedication of outstanding people and programs in the field of service-learning and civic engagement in higher education. Please take the time to think of those especially dedicated and competent colleagues you have working around you and nominate one or more for a coveted Gulf-South Summit Award! Recipients of each award will receive a plaque in recognition of their accomplishments and a $500 monetary award. To learn more, visit our awards page.

2016 Award Winners

Service-Learning Partnerships Journal

The latest edition of Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, is available. This online journal is peer-reviewed by North Carolina Campus Compact and includes the following topics:

  • Struggling Together: Collaboration as Ethical Practice
  • Navigating Service in Untenured Waters: What it Means to be a Service-Learning Mentor
  • Using a Large Scale Service-Learning Project for Shaping Collaborative Outcomes and Skills

Learn more