Collaboratory Conference Recap: 2018-2019


The 2018-2019 academic year was filled with fellowship, learning, and growth as Collaboratory visited a number of states and conferences.  Great connections were made and discussions had, all while having a lot of fun!  This past year we had the pleasure of attending and sharing at the following conferences:

Assessment Institute

  •  Informative presentation with Sharon Kandris of IUPUI, Building a Data-Informed Approach to Community Engagement
Assessment Institute


  • Rousing Happy Hour at the Drake Hotel in Chicago
  • Annual Collaboratory Summit, Deeper … with Data, where Collaboratory administrators from 13 institutions connected and learned from each other to deepen the engaged work of their campuses
CUMU Conference

Continuums of Service

  • Delicious dinner reception and mezcal tasting at Tahona Bar in San Diego
  • Engaging pre-conference session, Exploring the Nature of our Partnerships: Institution-wide Data Collection on Community Engagement, with Drs. Barbara Holland and Emily Janke, Weber State’s Dr. Brenda Kowalewski, and University of San Diego’s Maria Silva
Beyond Borders

Eastern Region Campus Compact

  • Fun and engaging dinner reception at Massimo in Providence
  • Presentation by Dr. Emily Janke exploring the need and value of collecting community engagement data and the vision of Collaboratory at UNC Greensboro
Campus Compact

Midwest Region Campus Compact

  • Lively dinner reception at the Graduate Hotel in Minneapolis
  • Presentation by Dr. Kristin Norris detailing how IUPUI achieves their institutional mission and goals through community engagement with the assistance of Collaboratory
Campus Compact


  • Stimulating lunch at the Arctic Club in Seattle
  • Presentation by Collaboratory core administrators Drs. Kristin Norris (IUPUI) and Jessica Mann (Duquesne), Align, Support, and Measure Your Institution’s Community Engagement
Want to connect with Collaboratory at one of the upcoming 2019-2020 conferences?  Email Lisa Keyne!
  • Assessment Institute
    • October 13-15 / Indianapolis, Indiana
  • CUMU
    • October 21-23  / Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • October 23-25 / Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • ASHE
    • November 14-16 / Portland, Oregon
  • National Campus Compact
    • March 29-30 / Seattle, Washington