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OF CHANGE

WE NEED YOU

Work with like-minded change agents from across the garden state to collaboratively raise the bar of 21st-century community engagement on your campus, with impacts rippling across the state in all higher ed sectors and locations, ensuring that we all play a crucial role.

 

Please help us equip and empower all higher education sectors to build or strengthen a culture of civic engagement, establish a statewide network of students capable of success in life, and work through a series of innovative programs, events, partnerships, and sustained funding.

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STEERING GROUPS PRIORITY I:
Equipping and Empowering all Higher Education Sectors to Build or Strengthen a Culture of Civic Engagement

The Five Distinct Steering Groups we need are:

  •  Presidential commitment to a culture of engagement 

    • Seeking Presidents and Higher Ed Executives

  • Professional development series for civic engagement staff 

    • Seeking Staff

  • Faculty symposium on community-engaged learning and scholarship 

    • Seeking Faculty, Graduate Students, and Staff 

  • Awards to promote a culture of engagement 

    • Seeking Faculty, Staff, and Students

  • Seed grants to promote a culture of engagement 

    • Seeking Faculty and Staff

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STEERING GROUPS PRIORITY II:
Establishing a Statewide Network of Students Capable of Success in Life and Work Through a Series of Innovative Programs, Events, Partnerships and Sustained Funding

  • Student Success Series (SSS) Steering Group

    • Seeking Faculty, Staff, and Students


This group will advise and direct the sequence of coordinated events, webinars, conferences, and resource hubs, THRIVERS Database, and Student Opportunities for Success (SOS) Database. Collectively this series of events will help to build a statewide network of students capable of succeeding in 21st-century life and work. 

ENGAGE NJ WILL:

  • Fully administer the work of each steering group

  • Provide budget allocations to get the work going

  • Develop branding and marketing materials for the products of each plan

  • Recognize all steering group members in letters sent to your chancellor or president

WHAT IS INVOLVED?

  • 6 meetings in a year (remote)

  • Design the Member Engagement Plan to guide Engage NJ’s work

  • The deadline is September 30th, 2022 to sign up for this academic year’s work

  • Your group work in steering these efforts ensures Engage NJ efforts will continue to align with campus priorities and help to recognize your campus’ exemplary practices 

  •  Market the product of your work – and attend events where feasible!