North Carolina Campus Compact builds the capacity of colleges and universities to produce civically-engaged graduates and strengthen communities.
  • Latest edition of Partnerships explores new notions of public participation in community engagement

    Partnerships Logo_P onlyHow is the focus and practice of higher education community engagement changing as scholars and community members work to “more intentionally embody structures of inclusion, participation, and deliberation?” The new special issue of our online, peer-reviewed journal Partnerships explores this question. In their introduction to the issue guest editors Brandon Kliewer (Kansas State University) and Judith Ramaley (Senior Scholar, AAC&U) … Continue Reading
  • CSNAP convenes student leaders for day of sustained dialogue

    IMG_20151106_194901762On November 6-7, more than 85 student leaders and staff from 22 colleges and universities in the North Carolina Campus Compact network traveled to UNC Pembroke for the 2015 CSNAP Student Conference. The event featured a special, day-long training in the practice of “sustained dialogue,” which opened students up to role language and listening can play in building relationships and, by extension, … Continue Reading
  • Community Impact Awards recognize students on 21 campuses

    151107awards148_webNorth Carolina Campus Compact is pleased to recognize 21 outstanding student service leaders in our network. This year’s Community Impact Award winners join more than 200 students recognized since the the first class of Impact Award winners in 2006. These students are selected by their campus for the honor and are invited to attend and be recognized at the CSNAP Student … Continue Reading
  • Queens senior honored as Barnhill Civic Trailblazer

    kate GQueens University of Charlotte student Kate Gatterdam is the 2015 recipient of the John H. Barnhill Civic Trailblazer Award, presented annually to one student in the state who has created innovative service projects and whose leadership inspires others to serve. When she graduates in May, Gatterdam will take with her dynamic leadership skills, a commitment to collaboration, and a passion for improving the … Continue Reading
  • Marshall alternative break scholarship provides for “transformative experience”

    Wake Tech students re-building in News Orleans on an alternative break in 2013.Western Carolina University alumnus Aaron Marshall says alternative breaks helped shape his undergraduate experience and his future plans. Now, the 2014 Barnhill Civic Trailblazer and former Community Impact Award winner is paying it forward by creating the Marshall Alternative Service Experience Scholarship. “I was able to step out of my comfort zone and perform acts of direct service away from the typical university setting,” … Continue Reading
  • Presidents Forum 2015: Making the case for a #ServiceYear

    Ret. U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal speaks at the 2015 NC Campus Compact Presidents Forum.Retired U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal headlined a North Carolina Campus Compact Presidents Forum for the state’s top education leaders focused on the concept of creating a year-of-service experience for young adults. Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal asks three questions when he advocates for a “year of service” in which young people help their communities by joining programs such as … Continue Reading

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