North Carolina Campus Compact builds the capacity of colleges and universities to produce civically-engaged graduates and strengthen communities.
 
  • Network honors university president, faculty, staff with 2015 engagement awards

    Presidents Lambert and Hatch (L-R) Photo: Scott MuthersbaughNorth Carolina Campus Compact is proud to announce the recipients of our 2015 engagement awards. Each year, our network recognizes outstanding individuals for their efforts to advance the field of civic and community engagement in our state. This year we honor one president, one faculty member, and two staff administrators who work to realize their college or university’s commitment to … Continue Reading
  • Changing World of Work dialogue will explore role of higher education

    office imageGiven momentous changes in the economy and in the workplace, what should we expect of American higher education in the 21st century? Do our colleges and universities bear some responsibility for the challenges facing young graduates today? And do we still look to those institutions to be the engines of social progress and economic development they have been in the … Continue Reading
  • Campus Compact VISTAs lead 1300 volunteers on MLK Day of Service

    MLK_Day_Pictures_066On Monday, January 19th, we celebrated the life and legacy of one of the most prominent role models of this country-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In addition to being the leader in the fight against racial inequality, Dr. King is also a preeminent figure in the fight for social and economic equality. On MLK Day, communities across the nation came … Continue Reading
  • Winter network meetings focus on social justice

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAHow do we define difference and diversity? When when we talk about inclusion, who is in the “unnamed center”? And how do concepts of social justice inform our community engagement work? Over 55 staff and faculty from 21 campuses explored these questions during our winter network meetings at Catawba Valley Community College (Jan. 8) and Duke University (Jan. 14). The … Continue Reading
  • President of Davidson County Community College joins Compact’s Executive Board

    DCCC Logo White RGBNorth Carolina Campus Compact is excited to announce that Dr. Mary E. Rittling, president of Davidson County Community College, has joined the Executive Board. Rittling will serve a 3-year term as one of 10 presidents and chancellors who guide our statewide network. Davidson County Community College (DCCC) joined the Compact in 2007, and is one of four community colleges among … Continue Reading
  • 15 NC schools receive Carnegie Foundation’s 2015 Community Engagement Classification

    Carnegie_CEC_digital_sealwebThe Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected 240 U.S. colleges and universities to receive its 2015 Community Engagement Classification. In North Carolina 18 institutions have now received the classification, including 17 current NC Campus Compact member schools. Nationally, 83 institutions are receiving the classification for the first time this year, including North Carolina A&T State University and … Continue Reading

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