Author name: Karin Abma

JEDI-CCE Institute

In continuing its efforts to strengthen and advance justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) across the region, on October 20th, 2022, Transform Mid-Atlantic hosted the first JEDI-CCE Institute on Creating a Community-Engaged JEDI-Centered Campus Culture: Action Planning and Assessing Progress. Over 90 representatives from 15 colleges and universities came together with their campus team to …

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2022-2023 VISTA Project Bios

TMA VISTA Leaders VISTA Leader Bio: Zandra Cuff is a three time AmeriCorps VISTA, previously serving as a VISTA Leader for North Carolina Campus Compact in 2018. During her time at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, she developed a passion for public policy and law, and how these tools can be used to address …

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2022 Winners

The Alan G. Penczek Service-Learning Faculty Award Recognizes and honors a faculty member in each of the three higher education sectors (public universities, community colleges, independent colleges and universities) for excellence in the integration of service-learning into the curriculum and impact to students and the community. Dr. Dawn Lewis, Professor of Psychology, Prince George’s Community College Dr. …

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2021-2022 VISTA Project Bios

VISTA Leaders Bio: Zandra Cuff is a three-time AmeriCorps VISTA, previously serving as a VISTA Leader for North Carolina Campus Compact in 2018. During her time at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, she developed a passion for public policy and law, and how these tools can be used to address poverty. Her experience …

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2022-2023 Mid-Atlantic Civic Fellows

Transform Mid-Atlantic is very pleased to announce the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Civic Fellows cohort. This fellowship offers students in our region high impact opportunities to develop their leadership skills and understanding of civic and community engagement so that they may better serve as leaders in their communities and collectively create solutions to our region’s most urgent …

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2020 Award Winners

The Alan G. Penczek Service-Learning Faculty Award Recognizes and honors a faculty member in each of the three higher education sectors (public universities, community colleges, independent colleges and universities) for excellence in the integration of service-learning into the curriculum and impact to students and the community. Dr. Samia Rab Kirchner, Associate Professor of Architecture + Planning and Chair of …

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TMA Partners with Urban Rural Action for Leadership and Engagement Training

Nearly forty Transform Mid-Atlantic AmeriCorps VISTA members, Mid-Atlantic Civic Fellows, and other students and community members throughout the Mid-Atlantic region recently participated in a three-part Leadership and Community Engagement Training series facilitated by Urban Rural Action in partnership with Transform Mid-Atlantic. The series was made possible through a grant received by UR Action from the …

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2019-2020 VISTA Project Bios

TMA VISTA Leaders   Bio: Erin Morrissey is a native of New Hampshire. She holds a Master’s degree in international relations and a BA in communication studies from the University of Rhode Island. Erin proudly served in AmeriCorps State and National with the United Way North Shore AmeriCorps Program outside of Boston, MA where she supported …

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