North Carolina Campus Compact builds the capacity of colleges and universities to produce civically-engaged graduates and strengthen communities.
  • The present – and future – of alternative breaks

    CEAC-bannerMarch is spring break time — a perfect time to invite our network to this year’s Civic Engagement Administrator Conference: “The Future of Alternative Breaks.” Held June 6-7 at Elon University, this year’s CEAC (we pronounce it “See-ack”) will offer keynote and breakout sessions that push the boundaries of the alternative service trip model. The call for workshop proposals is open now … Continue Reading
  • Engaged Faculty Scholars program supports research, collaboration

    Dr. Jonas (center) joined Warren Wilson College students participating in a national day of service on MLK day. (Photos by Chris Polydoroff)The Engaged Faculty Scholars program supports two NC faculty members for one year as they work to deepen the practice of community engagement at their own campus and support the development of community-engaged teaching at another school in the network.  We are currently accepting applications from faculty ready to take on this role in the 2017-18 academic year. Our current Engaged Faculty … Continue Reading
  • AmeriCorps Week honors those who serve

    This week we are celebrating AmeriCorps Week and honoring the one million individuals who’ve served as AmeriCorps members since the program’s founding in 1994. We are especially grateful for our 14 current AmeriCorps VISTA members and more than 200 alumni of our program, who have made lasting contributions to the field of campus-community engagement in North Carolina – from supporting a Campus … Continue Reading
  • Social Change Forum explores connections between community engagement and social innovation

    Dr. David Scobey speaks at the Social Change Forum.On February 14 at Duke University, nearly 100 faculty and staff from 19 colleges and universities gathered to explore how “both sides of the house” — community engagement and social entrepreneurship — could learn from the other and thereby achieve greater community impact and deeper student learning. “I see both common ground and creative tension between community engagement and social innovation — … Continue Reading
  • 2017 Engagement Awards honor leaders with combined 90 years of experience in higher education

    (L-R): HPU President Nido Qubein, Duke's Dr. David Malone, Durham Tech President William Ingram, Elon's Dr. Smith Jackson, Compact ED Leslie GarvinOn February 8 at NC A&T State University, North Carolina Campus Compact convened 35 college and university presidents and chancellors and some 30 other campus officials for its annual Presidents Forum. The event was a chance for these leaders to explore issues related to higher education’s public purposes, but it was also an opportunity to honor three outstanding individuals with … Continue Reading
  • HPU President Qubein Announces Challenge Gift to Create NC Campus Compact Endowment

    nido-qubeinLast week before a group of fellow college and university presidents and chancellors, High Point University President Nido R. Qubein announced High Point University will make a challenge gift of $200,000 to support the work of North Carolina Campus Compact. The gift will go toward creating an endowment to help ensure the long-term sustainability of the network. “Campus Compact is … Continue Reading

Celebrating 15 Years of Commitment to
Community Engagement in NC Higher Education