DECA at Inver Honored by MN Campus Compact


Business club recognized with Presidents’ Student Leadership Award

The Collegiate DECA Club at Inver Hills Community College has received the 2018 Presidents’ Student Leadership Award through Minnesota Campus Compact. DECA members will be recognized at the 2018 Statewide Summit and Presidents Awards Luncheon April 19, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Anderson Center on the Hamline University campus in St. Paul, Minnesota.
The  Presidents’ Student Leadership Award is for an individual student or a student organization that models a deep commitment to civic responsibility and leadership, evidenced by initiative, innovative and collaborative approaches to addressing public issues, effective community building, and integration of civic engagement into the college experience.

More about Minnesota Collegiate DECA

DECA, which stands for Distributive Education Clubs of America, is an international business club that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in business through educational and personal development seminars and activities as well as state and international competitions.
Collegiate DECA is a student-driven organization that values competence, innovation, integrity and teamwork. Collegiate DECA prepares students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom into real-world experiences. The organization’s programs assist in developing academically prepared, community-oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.
Collegiate DECA students major in a variety of academic programs with a strong focus on business-related fields. Collegiate DECA conferences and other activities give students unique access to internships, scholarships, competition, and professional networking.
— Courtesy of Minnesota Collegiate DECA

Learn more about Collegiate DECA at Inver Hills by reading:

Trinh Pham, Shelby Clausen, Alyssa Hayden, Zach Ward, Nick Altendorfer, Antonio Pineda, Jadé Milton
Trinh Pham, Shelby Clausen, Alyssa Hayden, Zach Ward, Nick Altendorfer, Antonio Pineda, Jadé Milton

More about the summit…

Award recipients receive certificates and a complimentary ticket to the summit. During the afternoon, selected award recipients will also share their perspectives and invite discussion about specific issues. Twelve students nominated by Minnesota Campus Compact members for the national Campus Compact’s Newman Civic Fellowship will also be honored. Inver Hills student, Alyssa Hayden, is a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow. See below for more information about Alyssa.

Alyssa Hayden named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow

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Learn more about Alyssa by reading:
“Student Spotlight: Alyssa Hayden” on Inver Hills News.

Learn more about the recognition by visiting:
Newman Civic Fellowship.

More about Minnesota Campus Compact

A Brief History

Minnesota Campus Compact was launched in February of 1994 with 37 college and university presidents as members. Mark Langseth, the Founding Director, previously served as Chief Operating Officer of the National Youth Leadership Council, where he led the “Minnesota Campus Service Initiative,” predecessor to Minnesota Campus Compact and the nation’s first state-wide effort to promote and support post-secondary service-learning.
Minnesota Campus Compact is affiliated with Campus Compact, a national coalition that includes 34 state affiliates and more than 1,100 college and university presidents committed to the public purposes of higher education. Campus Compact was founded in 1985 by the presidents of Brown, Georgetown, and Stanford Universities and the president of the Education Commission of the States, a national leader in educational reform. Read more…

Collegiate DECA students competing at ICDC

International Career Development Conference (ICDC)

April 11–14, 2018
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia

The International Career Development Conference (ICDC) gives college students the chance to experience real-life business scenarios in a competitive environment designed to provide feedback and avenues for growth. The ICDC also offers Professional Development Academies, career exhibits and networking opportunities as well as international recognition for competitors.

Conference overview

Learn more…

To learn more about the 2018 Presidents’ Student Leadership Award, contact:

Emily Johnson
Center for Experiential Learning Director
Inver Hills Community College

To learn more about Collegiate DECA at Inver Hills, contact:

Todd Jagerson
Chief Information Officer
Collegiate DECA Faculty Advisor
Alyssa Hayden
Collegiate DECA President

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