North Carolina Campus Compact builds the capacity of colleges and universities to produce civically-engaged graduates and strengthen communities.
 
  • National Campus Compact announces new civic partnership initiative

    National Campus Compact, along with the the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), Education Commission of the States (ECS), and Generation Citizen – are launching an initiative to advance civic learning and student success across the education continuum. The project is designed to support local education partnerships through an Action Summit and complementary learning communities. A key feature of the initiative … Continue Reading
  • Wingate University joins North Carolina Campus Compact

    Wingate_sealWingate University is the newest member of the North Carolina Campus Compact network of engaged campuses. “We are excited to welcome Wingate into the network,” says Leslie Garvin, executive director of North Carolina Campus Compact. “Through the work of groups like the student organization UCAN, Wingate puts its motto ‘Faith, Knowledge, Service’ into action.” Wingate University serves more than 3,000 students on … Continue Reading
  • UNCA Chancellor named to national Campus Compact board

    chancellor_grantMary K. Grant, Ph.D., Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville, was recently named Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Campus Compact, the nonprofit coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents – representing some 6 million students – who are committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education. Dr. Grant assumed her post on July … Continue Reading
  • Does service take a summer break? Not at these engaged campuses

    UNCG_serveGSOWhen the summer is hot and students head home, faculty and staff might expect a chance to chill out. Instead, on many campuses across the NC Campus Compact network, community engagement doesn’t take a vacation. Colleges and universities support a wide variety of summer service opportunities – from full-time student internships with local nonprofits to special service orientation sessions for … Continue Reading
  • Jonas, Oliphant selected as first Engaged Faculty Scholars

    Drs. Annie Jonas (L) and Ashley Oliphant (R) were selected as Engaged Faculty Scholars.Service-learning faculty members are uniquely positioned at the intersection of teaching and community engagement to help colleges and universities realize the values of the engaged campus. These faculty members draw on their disciplinary expertise, their pedagogical acumen, and their interest in the world beyond the classroom to build partnerships and programs that give students access to meaningful community-based learning experiences. … Continue Reading
  • NC Campus Compact welcomes new VISTA program coordinator

    FullSizeRenderNC Campus Compact welcomes Carolyn Byrne as our new VISTA Program Coordinator. Byrne brings a bevy of public service and higher education experience to the role. She served two terms as an NC Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA in UNC’s APPLES Service-Learning Program (2009-2011); worked as a student services specialist at UNC’s Carolina Center for Public Service; and recently completed a … Continue Reading

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Dr. Nido Qubein, President, High Point University and
NC Campus Compact Executive Board Chair