Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3 Episode 16

Within the Context of Community: Meet the 2018 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award Winner, Dr. Eva Zygmunt. As a professor of Elementary Education at Ball State University, Zygmunt trains future teachers to thoughtfully engage communities to work toward social justice and educational equity. Nine years ago, she co-founded Schools Within the Context of Community, a program that immerses students in the Whitely neighborhood of Muncie, Indiana. Listen in for a conversation about how nurturing strong, authentic, and personal connections between students and communities can result in a transformative learning experience that challenges students to think differently. Listen now and weigh in online at #CompactNationPod.

We are now accepting nominations for the 2019 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. Know another outstanding senior faculty member? Nominate them by May 31, 2019 at



Eva Zygmunt
Eva Zygmunt is Helen Gant Elmore Distinguished Professor of Elementary Education and co-director of the Alliance for Community-Engaged Teacher Preparation at Ball State University and the recipient of Campus Compact’s 2018 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. Read more

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Andrew Seligsohn
Andrew Seligsohn is the current president of Campus Compact and a #CompactNationPod co-host.

Emily J. Shields
Emily Shields is the current Iowa Campus Compact executive director, acting director of Minnesota Campus Compact, and a #CompactNationPod co-host.

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