Strengthening Community Stewardship through Collective Impact

with Nori Carter, Patricia T. Lopez-Guerrero, Michael Norris, Aaron Hackman

About This Course

As a regional compact of 12 institutions in seven counties, the South Florida Campus Compact Regional Collaborative (“Collaborative”) has become stewards of place in the South Florida Metropolitan Area. Through this presentation, how to replicate collective impact in other metropolitan areas in the U.S and the lessons learned will be shared. The Collaborative is comprised of public, private, and community institutions that formed in November 2010 with the purpose of sharing best practices in institutional student civic engagement and service-learning.

ABOUT

As a regional compact of 12 institutions in seven counties, the South Florida Campus Compact Regional Collaborative (“Collaborative”) has become stewards of place in the South Florida Metropolitan Area. Through this presentation, how to replicate collective impact in other metropolitan areas in the U.S and the lessons learned will be shared. The Collaborative is comprised of public, private, and community institutions that formed in November 2010 with the purpose of sharing best practices in institutional student civic engagement and service-learning.

Over the past four and a half years, the group has defined a mission, purpose, and vision and addressed conference-friendly topics such as community partnership agreements, minimizing service-learning liability, issue-based education, and assessment. Furthermore, the Collaborative has begun to analyze its combined quantitative impact with intent to address community social issues collaboratively rather than in institutional silos. The baseline findings have driven the conversation toward intentional cross-institutional planning of issue-based education. The Collaborative is now at its next level of growth with the development of a strategic plan to engage the community, students and faculty for deepening the collective impact on a single, common issue thereby positively affecting change and developing educated, active citizens who work to sustain our participatory democracy in a regional community.

Live Briefing goals are to:

build community for collective impact among people doing similar work at diverse institutions in a metropolitan area;
share how to solve challenges while quantifying and qualifying the impact of our work within the region; and
identify methods to address social issues shared between institutions in a region through strategic learning outcomes.




Related Posts

  • #SATakeSpace: “How Do We Move Forward?”

    In the wake of the election results, NASPA created #SATakeSpace – an online space for student affairs professionals to intentionally address and process feelings, experiences, and reactions to the 2016 Presidential Election. The hashtag was utilized by student affairs professionals to share resources as they move forward. Individuals were also invited to participate in #SATakeSpace Dialogue Groups. The dialogue groups allowed for participants to discuss the election in a more intimate setting, with colleagues across the country.

    Posted on December 1, 2016 at 10:11 AM by KEEA HART, MARKETING CONTRACTOR
  • #NASPAgives on #GivingTuesday

    The 2016 #NASPAgives on #GivingTuesday campaign was recordbreaking! In just 24 hours, 141 donors gave a whopping $10,742! Add to that the $2500 matching gift, generously provided by our friends at Capstone on Campus Management, and we have a grand total of $13,242. Heartfelt gratitude to everyone who made this day a success.

    Posted on November 30, 2016 at 11:56 AM by Amy Sajko, Senior Director, NASPA Foundation
  • Comprehensive Student Record Convening underway in Indianapolis - Telling Our Students’ Stories

    Cosr2025-01 web-blog

    The Comprehensive Student Record Convening has launched in Indianapolis, bringing together the sponsors of the project—Lumina, AACRAO, and NASPA—along with representatives from the twelve institutions that have taken the first step in more fully telling their students’ stories by exploring comprehensive student records. Over the next two days, participants will enjoy a deep dive into the successes and lessons learned from paving the path to capturing the holistic learning on campus, as well as come together around the work still to be done to achieve the goal of increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60 percent by 2025.

    Posted on November 28, 2016 at 02:17 PM by Matthew Bennett, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Notes & Coffee: November 14-20

    Ncnew 566x220 large

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news including the strong correlation continues between poverty and graduation rates; flag burning protests on campus; white house gathering on higher-ed innovation with Trump as the elephant in the room; how process automation can transform the non-traditional student experience; feeling unsafe on campus; and finding joy in the chaos.

    Posted on November 20, 2016 at 07:52 AM by Keea Hart, Marketing Contractor, NASPA
  • Notes & Coffee: November 7-13

    Ncnew 566x220 large

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news including 300 students escort a fellow student to class after she reports racial harassment; campus sexual assault in a Trump America; a new era for disability rights; a special report on supporting military veteran students; and President Kruger offers his thoughts on moving forward post election.

    Posted on November 14, 2016 at 07:58 AM by Matthew Bennett, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications
View All Blog Posts

Related
Publications

Supporting Students Globally in Higher Education
By Kenneth J. Osfield, Brett Perozzi, Lisa Bardill Moscaritolo, Robert Shea, and Associates

Internationalization of higher education is one of the most important trends for the next decade and beyond, and the implications for student affairs and services are enormous. Supporting Students Globally in Higher Education examines what internationalization concretely means for higher education with a specific focus on student affairs and services.

Buy
The Culturally Engaging Campus Environments Model and Survey
By Samuel D. Museus and Edward J. Smith

This report provides an overview of the Culturally Engaging Campus Environments Model and Survey. It examines the importance of building and sustaining campus environments that deeply engage the cultural backgrounds and identities of diverse student populations to improve holistic development, sense of belonging, campus engagement, and success outcomes.

Buy
Coordinating Student Affairs Divisional Assessment
By Kimberly Yousey-Elsener, Erin Bentrim, and Gavin Henning

The need for the new role of student affairs assessment coordinator has emerged in response to the increasing demand for outcomes information, the proliferation of data, and the recognition that coordinating this work within divisions is of paramount importance.

Buy
College in the Crosshairs
By Brandi Hephner Labanc and Brian O. Hemphill, Editors

Gun violence – whether rampage shootings, homicides or suicides – is a potential reality all campuses have to face. This book provides leaders in higher education – and particularly those in student affairs – with data about past incidents, an analysis of trends, and background on the national debate about gun policies and how they impact colleges, state by state.

Buy