North Carolina Campus Compact builds the capacity of colleges and universities to produce civically-engaged graduates and strengthen communities.
 
  • New opportunities for faculty, staff, and campuses to spring into civic and community engagement

    North Carolina Campus Compact has several upcoming programs and events for faculty, staff, and member campuses, including our Engaged Faculty Scholars program, our Midterms Matter Mini-grants to support student voter engagement, and the Civic Engagement Administrators Conference. These supports can turn your civic engagement buds into blooms. Apply now to be an Engaged Faculty Scholar Application deadline: May 18 Project … Continue Reading
  • A Day of Giving to sustain our Compact

    On April 9, NC Campus Compact invites friends and allies to take part in our first-ever Day of Giving. Your support will grow the HPU Challenge Fund for North Carolina Campus Compact, a special interest endowment fund created to help sustain the Compact as it works to advance civic and community engagement in higher education. Since 2002, North Carolina Campus … Continue Reading
  • Marshall Alt Break Scholarship winner reflects: Guatemala, My Community

    Guest post by Asia King, NC State University student and recipient of a 2017 Marshall Alternative Break Scholarship “If you’ve come here to help me, you’re wasting your time. But if you’ve come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”   — Lilla Watson, Australian Aboriginal Elder I often tell people I have never had … Continue Reading
  • NC Afterschool Corps Reflection: Getting oriented, making a plan, and supporting Lumbee youth

    Guest Post by Natasha Kinto I am Natasha Jones Kinto (Lumbee), a Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA. My host site is The Lumbee Tribe Boys & Girls Clubs and I am partnering with The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. I prepared myself for my VISTA service by reviewing my VAD, The Lumbee Tribe Boys & Girls Clubs (BGCA) mission and … Continue Reading
  • North Carolina students recognized as Newman Civic Fellows

    Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working nationwide to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 268 students who will make up the 2018 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. There are 12 fellows from colleges and universities in our North Carolina Campus Compact network. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a one-year fellowship for community-committed college students from … Continue Reading
  • Recognizing our 2018 Civic Engagement Professionals of the Year

    NC Campus Compact has recognized two outstanding administrators as our 2018 Civic Engagement Professionals of the Year. Charlotte Williams of Lenoir-Rhyne University received the “Sustainer Award” for her 19 years of civic engagement leadership, and Tamara Johnson of UNC Charlotte received the “Emerging Leader Award” for the significant contributions she has made to campus civic engagement in just five years. … Continue Reading

Engagement Matters: 
Student Reflections
Jenny Fukunaga, Elon University '17