Rhode Island Campus Compact – April 7th Statewide Meeting

You are invited to join us for our biggest event of the year!

Please register below for our annual statewide meeting hosted by President Maeda at Rhode Island School of Design’s Museum of Art – Chace Center, 20 North Main Street, Providence, on Thursday, April 7th from 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM.
College and university presidents, administrators, faculty, staff, students and community organizations are invited to learn about the important work of Rhode Island Campus Compact and engage in dialogue about using community engagement and PK-16 partnerships as a tool to increase college access & success.

WHEN
Thursday April 7, 2011
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

WHERE
Rhode Island School of Design – Chace Center – Museum of Art
20 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02903

Driving Directions

PARKING
Parking is available along the street (metered or timed parking along Benefit and N. Main Streets) or at the Metropark lot at North Main and Steeple streets, diagonally across from the First Baptist Church in America. Tell the attendant that you are visiting the Museum in order to receive discount parking. Bring your Metropark slip to the Museum front desk for validation.

SPONSORED BY
Rhode Island School of Design
Rhode Island Campus Compact
Campus Compact
Lumina Foundation
USA Funds
Learn and Serve America

Highlights of the meeting include:

Breakfast, Networking and Poster Session:
Learn more about PK-16 partnerships and college access programs across the state that have been supported by Rhode Island Campus Compact.

Remarks by the RICC Executive Board:
President Carriuolo, Rhode Island College
President Di Pasquale, Community College of Rhode Island and Commissioner of Higher Education
President Maeda, Rhode Island School of Design
President Schneider, Johnson & Wales University, Providence

National Speakers:
Dr. Dwight E. Giles Jr. is Professor of Higher Education Administration and Senior Associate at the New England Resource Center for Higher Education in the College of Education and Human Development, University of Massachusetts, Boston. His research interests include service-learning outcomes, community based-research, community-university partnerships, faculty reward structures for community engaged scholarship, and institutional change in higher education. He is the recipient of the 2009 Distinguished Research Award from the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement. He received his Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University in community development.

Dr. Adam S. Green was appointed Director of Student Success and P-20 Initiatives in November 2008. He first joined the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission in April 2007 as Research and Planning Analyst in the Division of Policy and Planning. Dr. Green has worked to advance higher education in West Virginia for nearly a decade, serving in various student support offices at West Virginia University (WVU), and later completing scholarly research aimed at improving access to post-secondary education and training among the state’s rural populations. Dr. Green currently serves as the Director for the state’s federal GEAR UP program, federal College Access Challenge Grant program, and College Goal Sunday program. He has been a leader in the P-20 alignment movement in West Virginia, and he oversees the development and implementation of many other state-level college access initiatives, including West Virginia’s “College Foundation of West Virginia” outreach campaign.

Panel Presentation:
Engage with panel members about the challenges and opportunities of college access programs in Rhode Island.

You will also learn about upcoming grant opportunities from RICC as well as the new College Access Network of Rhode Island!

Click Here to Register Now!

We hope you are able to join us at this important event and encourage you to bring your colleagues. Contact me at anytime for further information or questions. Go to www.ricompact.org for more information.

Sincerely,

Carie Hertzberg, Executive Director
Rhode Island Campus Compact
chertzbe@risd.edu
401-427-6957

Rhode Island Campus Compact, RICC

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