Presentations

2017

January 26 - Project Pericles panel at AAC&U Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Panel: "If the Wind Doesn't Blow – Row: Empowering All Students through Integrated Civic Engagement Curricula," Adrienne Falcón, Director, Academic Civic Engagement, Center for Community and Civic Engagement, and Lecturer in Sociology, Carleton College; Amy Koritz, Director, Center for Civic Engagement, and Professor of English, Drew University; John McLain, Academic Grants and Sponsored Programs Manager The Evergreen State College; Tessa Hicks Peterson, Assistant Vice President of Community Engagement and Assistant Professor, Urban Studies, Pitzer College; Jan R. Liss, Executive Director, Project Pericles

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2016

January 7 - The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Presidents Institute, FL

Panel: "Creating Cohesive Paths to Civic Engagement,"  Mary Ann Baenninger, President, Drew University; Jonathan Lash, President, Hampshire College; Jan R. Liss, Executive Director, Project Pericles; and James H. Mullen, Jr., President, Allegheny College

January 21 - Project Pericles panel at AAC&U Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Panel: "Expanding our Reach: Innovative Approaches for Increasing Impact and Exposing Diverse Students to Curricular and Co-Curricular Programming Incorporating Civic Engagement," Kristen Cloutier, Assistant Director, Center Operations, Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Bates College; Cass Freedland, France-Merrick Director of Community-Based Learning, Goucher College; Jan R. Liss, Executive Director, Project Pericles; Marcine Pickron-Davis, Chief Community Engagement and Diversity Officer, Widener University; Ella Turenne, Assistant Dean for Community Engagement, Occidental College

March 21 - Campus Compact – 30th Anniversary Conference, Boston, MA

Panel: "Creating Cohesive Paths to Civic Engagement: Intentionality in the Organization and Integration of Programming for Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility" Jan R. Liss, Executive Director, Project Pericles; Karin Trail-Johnson, Associate Dean, Institute for Global Citizenship & Director, Civic Engagement Center, Macalester College; Marcine Pickron-Davis, Chief Community Engagement and Diversity Officer, Widener University 


2015


January 22 - 
Project Pericles panel at AAC&U Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Panel: Project Pericles panel at AAC&U Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. Panel: "Creating Cohesive Paths to Civic Engagement: Sharing the curricular and co-curricular offerings on 26 campuses" Jay Barth, M.E. and Ima Graves Peace Distinguished Professor of Politics and Director of Civic Engagement Projects, Hendrix College; Terry Bensel, Associate Provost & Director of the Allegheny Gateway and Professor of Environmental Science, Allegheny College; Adrienne Falcon, Director of Academic Civic Engagement and Lecturer, Sociology, Carleton College; Jan R. Liss, Executive Director, Project Pericles; Laura Wenk, Dean of Curriculum and Assessment & Associate Professor of Cognition and Education (Dean of Faculty/School of Cognitive Science), Hampshire College


2014

January 6 - The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Presidents Institute, FL

Panel: "Creating Pathways to Civic Engagement" What role can presidents play to increase student awareness of and participation in opportunities for civic engagement? Bobby Fong, President, Ursinus College; Jan R. Liss, Executive Director, Project Pericles; Michele D. Perkins, President, New England College; John S. Wilson, Jr., President Morehouse College

January 23 - Project Pericles panel at AAC&U Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Panel: "Creating Cohesive Paths to Civic Engagement: Mapping the Curricular and Co-Curricular Offerings on 26 Campuses" Chad Berry, Academic Vice President and Dean of the Faculty, Berea College; Linda C. DeMeritt, Provost and Dean of the College, Allegheny College; Jan R. Liss, Executive Director, Project Pericles; Stephen Preskill, Professor of Civic Engagement and Leadership, Wagner College; Paul Schadewald, Associate Director, Civic Engagement Center, Macalester College


2013

January 24 - Project Pericles panel at AAC&U Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA

Panel: "Linking Classrooms, Campuses, Communities, and Colleagues via Social and Civic High Engagement Learning," Marina Barnett, Widener University; Ben Berger, Swarthmore College; Emily Kane, Bates College; Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles; Molly Olsen, Macalester College

2012

January 26 - Project Pericles panel at AAC&U Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Panel: "Developing Innovative Curricula to Prepare Students for Successful Lives of Global Civic Engagement," Ben Berger, Swarthmore College; Matthew Broda, The College of Wooster; Lisa Leitz, Hendrix College; Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles; Milton Moreland, Rhodes College; Jennifer Olmsted, Drew University

2011

January 9 - Project Pericles panel at the American Historical Association 125th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

Panel: "Civic Engagement in the Classroom: Strategies for Incorporating Education for Civic and Social Responsibility in History Courses," Rebecca J. Bates, Berea College; Ariane M. Liazos, Harvard University; Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles; Patricia Moynagh, Wagner College; Susan Shifrin, Ursinus College; Lori R. Weintrob, Wagner College

January 28-29 - Project Pericles panels at AAC&U Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Panel: "Using Innovative Curricular and Co-Curricular Programs to Prepare Students to Tackle Real World Challenges," Randolph Larsen, St. Mary's College of Maryland; Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles; Domenick Scudera, Ursinus College; Debby Walser-Kuntz, Carleton College

Panel: "An Education for Global Citizenship: The Best Form of Career Education," Jay Barth, Hendrix College; Amy Koritz, Drew University; David Rippon, Project Pericles; Christopher Tinson, Hampshire College

February 19 - A Celebration of Eugene M. Lang '38, Swarthmore College, PA

Luncheon Speakers: Phyllis August, Theresa and Eugene M. Lang Center for Research and Education, New York Hospital Queens; Catherine Diamond, Building Wellness™; Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles; Mary McCord, Lang Youth Medical Program, New York Presbyterian Hospital; Johnny Rivera, "I Have a Dream" Foundation

2010

January 21 - Project Pericles panel at AAC&U Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. 

Panel: "Engaging Students in the Classroom and the Community: Cost-Effective Strategies for Bridging Theory and Practice," Nancy Blank, Widener University; Myrna Breitbart, Hampshire College; Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles; Ella Turenne, The New School

January/February - "Incorporating Education for Civic and Social Responsibility into the Undergraduate Curriculum," by Jan R. Liss and Ariane Liazos, Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 42, (1), 45-50.

2009

January 5 - The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Presidents Institute, FL

Panel: "Educating Students for Personal and Social Responsibility" Richard Guarasci, Wagner College; Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles; Carol Ann Mooney, Saint Mary's College (IN); Beverly Daniel Tatum, Spelman College

January 24 - Project Pericles panel at AAC&U Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA

Panel: "Engaging Science in Our Global Future: Project Pericles' Civic Engagement Course (CEC) Grant Program" Adrian Hightower, Occidental College; Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles; Ammini Moorthy, Wagner College; Caryl Waggett, Allegheny College

June 3-5 - Reed Alumni College "Are the Humanities Still Relevant?" Portland, OR

Lecture: "Making the Case for the Humanities and Social Responsibility," Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles

August  - CEC White Paper, "Civic Engagement in the Classroom: Strategies for Incorporating Education for Civic and Social Responsibility in the Undergraduate Curriculum," by Ariane Liazos and Jan R. Liss.

White Paper posted on the Project Pericles website with links to all 44 CEC course syllabi.

October 3 - Project Pericles panel at AAC&U Educating for Personal and Social Responsibility Conference, Minneapolis, MN

Panel: "College, Non-Profit, and Community Partnerships That Prepare Students for Political Engagement and Participation: A Best Practices Workshop," Christian Rice, Ursinus College; David Rippon, Project Pericles; Karin Trail-Johnson, Macalester College, Billy Wooten, Berea College

2008

March 1"Thriving During Tough Times: Resource Development and Collaboration in Service-Learning," Jan R. Liss,  New York Campus Compact, Pace University, NY

June 4-7 - Project Pericles panel at Summit on Political Engagement, Allegheny College, PA

Panel: "Debating for Democracy (D4D) and Mobilize.org: 10 Steps to Successful Organizing" Katelyn Archer, Wagner College '07, and Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles

June 12-14 - Project Pericles panel at American Democracy Project Conference, UT

Panel: "College and Nonprofit Collaborations: Campus-Based Initiatives for Increasing Political and Civic Engagement" Mary Bombardier, Hampshire College, and David Rippon, Project Pericles

2007

January 17-20 - Project Pericles panel at AAC&U Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Panel: "Project Pericles: Debating for Democracy (D4D)—Mobilizing Students as Policy Advocates," Tom Arcaro, Elon University; Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles; Jake Nudel, Bates College '09; Marcine Pickron-Davis, Widener University; Lori R. Weintrob, Wagner College

March 22 - Civic Engagement Round-Table Discussion, Drew University, NJ

Richard Guarasci, Wagner College; Ted Hullar, Michigan State University; Christine Kelly, William Paterson University; Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles; Clement Alexander Price, Rutgers-Newark; David M. Scobey, Bates College

2006

March 13 - Thriving During Tough Times: Resource Development and Collaboration in Service-Learning; New York Campus Compact, Pace University, NY

Panel: "Collaborations Among Non-Profit Organizations, Schools, and Colleges," Jan R. Liss, Project Pericles; Elisabeth McGee, National Service-Learning Partnership; Anne Rothstein, Lehman Center for School/College Collaboratives