Engage for Change 2021 

We at Siena College Center for Academic Community Engagement and the Community Campus Collaborative are pleased to announce that this year’s Engage for Change conference.

Date:  Thursday, June 10th, 2021
Cost:  FREE

This year attendance will be free for everyone due to our generous sponsors at Campus Compact NYPA and SEFCU

Theme: Creating Inclusive Spaces: Past, Present, Future

keynote speaker

Union College President Dr. David Harris
"Creating institutional changes in the area of  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on campuses. "



Engage for Change is a regional conference that connects local community engagement practitioners​, including ​faculty, students,​ and​ community organizations​. The aim is to share​ best practices​ across institutions ​and​ methods for advancing this work in the Capital Region.


​We welcome presentations in the following areas:

  • Hands-on demonstrations of teaching techniques
  • Presentations on community engaged classes and research
  • Best practices in community-university partnerships
  • Roundtable discussions on campus/community strategies

For more information contact Sarah Toledano at stoledano@siena.edu or 518-783-4190.

Thank you to our sponsors Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania and SEFCU!


No parking pass is required for conference participants. Engage for Change sessions will be in the Sarazen Student Union (SSU) and Siena Hall. Parking is available at the front of campus in Lots M and N.