A Summit on Civic Engagement and Alabama’s Two Year Colleges

Engaging Alabama Communities through Two-Year Colleges: Real Learning, Real Change
8:30 9:00 REGISTRATION WELCOME & MORNING KEYNOTE Judy M. Merritt, PhD President Jefferson State Community College Mark Heinrich, PhD Chancellor Alabama Community College System Mary Elizabeth Tyler Boucebci Community-Based Learning Coordinator Georgia Perimeter College 10:15 10:30 1. BREAK MORNING BREAK OUT SESSIONS Thank You for Your Smiles and Compassion: Methods for Incorporating Civic Engagement and Service-Learning into an Associate Degree Registered Nursing Program Amy Langley, RN, DNP, Director of Health Sciences, Snead State Community College 2. Engaging Students and Communities through School-Based Mentoring: Blueprints College Access Initiative Mentoring Program at Phil Campbell High School and Northwest-Shoals Community College Magen Campbell, Paige Baggett, Haley Blackburn & Gage Prince, Officers, Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter, Northwest-Shoals Community College 3. The Many Faces of Human Rights: Using Phi Theta Kappa’s Honors in Action Model to Engage the Community Kristen Allison and John Clements, Students & Officers, Phi Theta Kappa, Psi Epsilon Chapter, Northeast Alabama Community College 11:30 LUNCH & KEYNOTE ADDRESS Bernie Ronan, PhD Organizer, the Democracy Commitment & Associate Vice-Chancellor for Public Affairs Maricopa Community College 3. 12:45 1. AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS Dealing with Disaster: Northwest-Shoals Community College’s Response to the 4.27.11 Tornado Devastation Glenda Colagross, EdD, Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and Development, Northwest-Shoals Community College 2. Jefferson State and the Greater Birmingham Youth Leadership Development Program: Engaging the Next Generation through Servant Leadership Liesl Harris, Chair, Communications Division, Jefferson State Community College - Shelby Campus; Libby Holmes, Corporate and Community Relations, Jefferson State Community College - Shelby Campus; Geri Albright Director of Public Relations, Lawson State Community College; Jeff Patterson & Crystal Roskam, Students, Jefferson State Community College Civic Engagement’s Impact in Covington County Joli Jones, Instructor, Lurleen B. Wallace Community College 1:45 2:00 3:00 BREAK CLOSING SESSION/REFLECTION SAFE TRAVELS