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TMA Civic Fellows meet with Somerset County Commissioner and Delaware Community Foundation Program Officer

December 19, 2022 (Frederick, MD) – Transform Mid-Atlantic’s inaugural cohort of Civic Fellows wrapped up the fall semester with two sessions in November and December. On November 21, the fellows met with President of the Somerset County, Maryland Board of Commissioners, the Rev. Dr. Craig Mathies. Mathies, who was elected as a county commissioner in …

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Why Donate to Transform Mid-Atlantic

Note: This interview was done before the organization changed its name to Transform Mid-Atlantic. All references to Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic or CCMA are to Transform Mid-Atlantic (TMA). “Why do I give?” Dr. Alan Penczek tells his own story in this short interview: How did you become connected with Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic? “I taught philosophy at Stevenson …

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SLCE 2019 Award Winners

The Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Conference conference is an opportunity to recognize and honor faculty members, staff, students and community partners for their contributions to service-learning and civic engagement in Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, DC. The SLCE Conference annually rewards 5 categories of awards: faculty, staff, undergraduate student, graduate student, and community partner. Community Partner …

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From Grassroots Leadership to Intentional Activism: TMA Civic Fellowship Programs Continues

October 20, 2022 (Frederick, MD) – The 2022-2023 cohort of Transform Mid-Atlantic (TMA) Civic Fellows convened in September and October as the inaugural year of the fellowship program continues. The fellowship, a student-centered program hosted by Transform Mid-Atlantic (formerly Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic), provides student leaders from across the Maryland, DC, and Delaware region high impact …

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Come Work with Us! – TMA is searching for an Assistant Director!

(Frederick, MD) Transform Mid-Atlantic (TMA) is conducting a search for the position of Assistant Director, based at the organization’s office at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. The Assistant Director works directly with member institutions and other partners to coordinate programs and events, manage communications and marketing, and facilitate membership engagement in close coordination with TMA …

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TMA Participates in the 2022 Maryland Civic Education and Engagement Leadership Summit

May 25, 2022 Transform Mid-Atlantic AmeriCorps VISTA members Hadiyyah Abdul-Jalaal and Aasha Henderson, along with TMA Associate Director Anthony Wagner recently participated in the second annual Maryland Civic Education and Engagement Leadership Summit, hosted on Saturday, April 30 by the Maryland Civic Education Coalition. The 2022 summit’s theme was: “Empowering Maryland Youth Through Service and …

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TMA Helps Lead National Effort to Secure $250M in Federal Service-Learning Funds

May 16, 2022 Transform Mid-Atlantic, a member of the national Coalition for Service-Learning, and its partner colleges and universities throughout the region are playing a leading role in advocating for an annual appropriation of $250 million for a Service-Learning Fund in the FY23 federal budget. This appropriation would effectively re-fund the federal Learn and Serve …

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TMA Member Institutions Honored as 2020 DC/Maryland Voting Challenge Winners

November 18, 2021 Transform Mid-Atlantic (TMA) is proud to celebrate its member institutions that were recently recognized at the third biennial ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awards ceremony – held on Tuesday, November 9th – for their outstanding civic action plans and student voter registration efforts during the 2020 presidential election. The 2020 presidential election …

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An AmeriCorps VISTA Supervisor Talks Career Readiness at USG

by Sara Wells, ACES Career Readiness Manager, Center for Recruitment & Transfer Access, Universities at Shady Grove When I say “I’m a career coach,” I’m not just talking shop or sharing a former job title.  In actuality, I am letting you in on a core part of my identity.  It gives me unrivaled joy to …

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