North Carolina Campus Compact builds the capacity of colleges and universities to produce civically-engaged graduates and strengthen communities.
 
  • National Campus Compact sets new course for network

    CC30th_croppedNorth Carolina Campus Compact is one of 34 state and regional affiliates of national Campus Compact. Founded in 1985 by the presidents of Brown, Georgetown and Stanford Universities and the president of the Education Commission of the States, our national coalition has grown to include nearly 1,100 colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education. In 2014, … Continue Reading
  • New issue of Partnerships examines challenge of teaching “democratic thinking”

    Partnerships Logo_P onlyThrough Campus Compact, colleges and universities pledge their commitment to educating engaged citizens – but how can teachers help students learn to think in ways that prepare them for active participation in a democratic society? At the intersection of political and moral philosophy and pedagogy, a new special issue of the online journal Partnerships offers a critical examination of the … Continue Reading
  • NC mayors join day of recognition for national service

    2015MayorsDay-GraphicToday, April 7, more than 2,600 mayors and local officials across the country are acknowledging the power of national service. These leaders know that service – including AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA – can be a cost-effective strategy to address local challenges. By unleashing the power of citizens, national service programs have a positive and lasting impact – making our cities … Continue Reading
  • Campus Compact recognizes 3 NC students as Newman Civic Fellows

    Elon University Newman Fellow Nicole MolinaroBoston, MA – The national Campus Compact network has recognized three North Carolina students as 2015 Newman Civic Fellows: UNC Charlotte’s Sarah Whitmire, Elon University’s Nicole Molinaro, and UNC Asheville’s Runda Alamour. These students are among the 201 Newman Fellows from 36 states and the District of Columbia to be honored for making an investment in their communities through service, … Continue Reading
  • Colleges and universities make AmeriCorps work

    ac-week-logo-600x258Last week we celebrated AmeriCorps Week, an annual recognition of AmeriCorps alums, programs, and members who get things done to make our communities better! North Carolina Campus Compact has been a proud AmeriCorps VISTA program sponsor since 2003, and our VISTA members past and present have worked to develop many successful campus community partnerships. But our program is not the … Continue Reading
  • PACE Conference a success despite ice and snow

    CCPHRecent winter weather did not stop more than 170 participants from attending the 2015 Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference at Elon University on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Faculty, staff, administrators and community members representing 28 institutions in 6 states spent a winter day warmed by the friendly exchange of new ideas and best practices. Nearly thirty workshops, delivered by … Continue Reading

The Engaged Leaders  video series
Dr. Nido Qubein, President, High Point University and
NC Campus Compact Executive Board Chair