Latest News From IACT
Summer Training Conference Success
IACT's Summer Leadership and Training Conference was held via Zoom from August 24 - 25, 2020. The conference featured keynote speakers, including Rae Ringel of the Ringel Group and Amy Klein, President of the Edward Fein Foundation as well as numerous interactive sessions led by IACT Coordinators. Hillel International's President & CEO, Adam Lehman, as well as Chief Experience Officer, Mimi Kravetz addressed the 30+ participants who are tasked with navigating today's ever-changing campus landscape.
Hillel International is IACT's New Home!
The signature campus engagement initiative created by Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston (CJP) and scaled nationally in partnership with the Edward Fein Foundation, has moved to Hillel International as of July 2020. Currently at 29 local Hillels around the country serving nearly 20 percent of all North American Jewish college undergraduates, IACT will benefit from Hillel’s significant international campus infrastructure which will maximize IACT’s reach and impact. Read more here.
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The IACT Mission
IACT, Inspired, Active, Committed, Transformed is an initiative of Hillel International. Originally created and scaled at CJP, Boston's Jewish Federation, IACT is a comprehensive strategy that leverages Birthright Israel to transform Jewish life on campus. IACT achieves its goals through an investment that provides a dedicated staff on campus, significant funding, and ongoing support. IACT strives to increase the number of participants on campus to a sustainable critical mass and strengthens Jewish engagement and involvement. Learn more here.
IACT Coordinator | Virginia Tech
Tarryn was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and is very excited to work at Virginia Tech as the IACT Coordinator. She studied Community Health at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, GA. After college she traveled to Israel and participated in Masa Israel Teaching Fellows. While there she taught English in a public religious elementary school in Petah Tikvah for 10 months. Tarryn is ready to be back state side and help students find their Jewish identities and help them learn about Israel. One of her favorite things to do is travel the world and experience new cultures and one day she hopes to go to all seven continents.