Welcome to the third annual Engagement and Service-Learning Summit: Reciprocal and Sustainable Partnerships, Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 1:00 – 5:30 PM hosted by the Office and Engagement and Purdue Honors College. This event serves to bring together faculty, students, staff, and community partners to discuss best practices in engagement and service-learning; highlight accomplishments; and increase collaboration opportunities. Laura Weaver, Indiana Campus Compact, will facilitate a highly interactive session on project and partnership formation and sustainability. Panelists will share successful community partnership efforts, followed by a networking and matching session around topics of interest. The workshop portion will conclude with an activity to develop an action plan for sustaining rich, reciprocal partnerships in engagement. A showcase in conjunction with networking and hors d’oeuvres will close the event.

Registration is now closed except for those who would like to present a poster at the showcase. If you are a community partner still interested in attending the Summit, please contact Lindsey Payne, paynel@purdue.edu.

When: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Where: Honors Hall, Honors College Residence North; Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


All Summit events will take place on Purdue University’s campus in the Honors Hall within the Honors College Residences North (Building HCRN, highlighted in gold) located at 1101 3rd Street, West Lafayette. Parking can be found at the University Street Parking Garage (Building PGU, highlighted in gold). Upon registering, community partners will be mailed a parking pass for this location.


1:00 PM  Welcome & Connecting Partnerships & Scholarship, Dr. Jay Akridge, Provost; Dr. Steve Abel, Associate Provost for Engagement; and Dr. Rod Williams, Engagement Faculty Fellow (Honors Hall)

1:30 PM  Reciprocal & Sustainable Partnerships Facilitated Workshop, including panelist
discussion and matching activity, Laura Weaver, M.S. Ed., Director of Programs &
Member Development, Indiana Campus Compact (Honors Hall)

Panelists: Heather Maddox, Executive Director, Hanna Community Center; Sandra San Miguel, Associate Dean for Engagement, Professor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences; Jennifer Shook, Development Director, LHTC Homeless Services; Trinity Overmyer, PhD Student, English; Rachel Ravellette, Continuing Lecturer, Communications; Julia Koluch, Early Care and Education Director, Bauer Family Resources; Erin Hoying, Continuing Lecturer, Nursing; Daphene Koch, Associate Professor, Building Construction Management

2:40 PM  Break (Innovation Forum)

2:55 PM  Reciprocal & Sustainable Partnerships Facilitated Workshop, continued, including project plan development (Honors Hall)

3:50 PM  Break (Innovation Forum)

4:00 PM  Reciprocal & Sustainable Partnerships Showcase with Networking & Hors d’oeuvres (Honors Hall)

5:30 PM  End of Event


Faculty, staff, students, and community partners are encouraged to showcase posters and projects dedicated to community engagement and research done through service-learning courses or engagement organizations. Information presented can be included in poster form or as a creative project display representing the findings of these service-based experiences. The goal of the session is to showcase your efforts rather than judge them. Any interested participant or team wanting to present in this forum should register through the link above.