Minutes June 16, 2015
Outreach and Engagement Council
Notes: Wednesday, June 16th, 2015
9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Kim Obbink, Denise Hoepfner, Kitty Saylor, Kregg Aytes, Kathy Tanner, Betsy Webb, Becky Mahurin, Suzi Taylor, Les Craig (guest)
Call to order
Approval of Minutes of May meeting
Becky Mahurin motioned; Betsy Webb seconded – minutes were approved.
Blackstone Launchpad – Les Craig
Blackstone helps current and former students with counseling and advice to assist in start-up businesses.
2500 students reached in AY 14-15
101 unique ventures received counseling
Planning Council draft regarding priorities (attached)
Scholarship of engagement – we can assist with this section.
Outreach and Engagement Seed Grants
Identify work to be done
Discussed timeline – need to define better.
Discussion of criteria
Would like student involvement – extra points
Integration – where does it fit in?
Summary as part of commitment
Partner piece – community partner and faculty/staff are working collaboratively.
Private sector partner to be part of evaluation committee.
Would like to have a partner roundtable.
Ask for detailed budget
Kim Obbink will research and bring examples to next meeting. More discussion will be needed.
Spring Service Learning/Engagement Seminar
Annual service-learning conference that rotates between campuses
MSU’s turn is spring 2016
Held in the spring, 1-2 days for faculty, staff & students Can this council help organize conference every 5 years?
Council would like to move towards engagement
Use conference to educate campus
Typical attendance anywhere from 25-150
Typical budget/fundraising need – about 25K
Update on membership – Kim O.
Kim introduced and welcomed Denise Hoepfner to the council.
APLU IEP – Becky M.
July 21, 2015