North Carolina Campus Compact builds the capacity of colleges and universities to produce civically-engaged graduates and strengthen communities.
 
  • Meet the new NC Afterschool Corps

    It’s back to school time for North Carolina students, and our new AmeriCorps VISTA members are thinking about what happens after the school day ends. The NC Afterschool Corps is a new project that places AmeriCorps VISTA members with afterschool programs to build organizational capacity and strengthen a partnership between a local college and an afterschool provider. The 2017 -2018 … Continue Reading
  • How can your campus support student voting and democratic engagement?

    Check out these upcoming webinars and events for campuses looking to support student democratic engagement: Events! Constitution Day September 17 Officially “Constitution Day and Citizenship Day,” Constitution Day is a federal holiday that commemorates the signing of the Constitution of the United States on September 17, 1787. A 2005 law requires each educational institution that receives federal funds to hold a … Continue Reading
  • UNCW’s Lee and WCU’s Wall-Bassett named Engaged Faculty Scholars for 2017-18

    NC Campus Compact is happy to announce the selection of our 2017-2018 Engaged Faculty Scholars: Dr. Jacquelyn Lee, an assistant professor of social work at UNC Wilmington, and Dr. Elizabeth Wall-Bassett, an associate professor of nutrition and dietetics at Western Carolina University. Lee and Wall-Bassett are the third cohort of NC faculty members to fill the Engaged Scholars role. As Engaged Faculty … Continue Reading
  • CEA Conference explores future of alternative breaks

    Last week, more than 50 faculty, staff, and student leaders representing 29 colleges and universities from 8 states convened for the 2017 Civic Engagement Administrators Conferences. The event focused on alternative service experiences, often called “alternative breaks,” and featured 3 keynote speakers and a dozen workshop presenters. To re-cap the event, we’ll share some favorite Tweets posted to our event hashtag, #NCCEAC! … Continue Reading
  • NC Afterschool Corps sites still recruiting candidates for AmeriCorps VISTA positions

    NC Campus Compact is currently recruiting candidates to fill AmeriCorps VISTA positions at six NC Afterschool Corps placement sites. The three-year NC Afterschool Corps project will begin in July 2017 to build the capacity of afterschool programs that serve low-income children and strengthen partnerships between community-based organizations and local colleges and universities. Corps members will work to increase volunteer involvement and cash or … Continue Reading
  • Our 2016-2017 Year in Review, plus a preview of what’s up next

    Now that the academic year is over, it’s time to share our year in review! Some highlights: Throughout 2016, the Compact catalyzed non-partisan election engagement efforts across the network, working with the national CEEP project to support student fellows, make mini-grants, and host the NC College Voter Summit. At the 2017 NC Presidents Forum, hosted by Chancellor Harold Martin and NC … Continue Reading

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