North Carolina Campus Compact builds the capacity of colleges and universities to produce civically-engaged graduates and strengthen communities.
 
  • UNC Pembroke Grad Students Excel at UNC Social Entrepreneurship Competition

    Teams from sixteen UNC system campuses presented their solutions to various social challenges at the 2014 UNC Social Entrepreneurship Conference at NC A&T State University on February 28th.  The conference, sponsored by Wells Fargo with additional support from Lincoln Financial Group and Jennifer and Kevin Trapani, brought together more than 400 students, faculty and community members for a day to … Continue Reading
  • New leadership for national Campus Compact

    July 9, 2013 / Portrait Shoot / Leadership team members / Photo by Bob LaramieDr. Andrew Seligsohn Appointed New President On April 2nd the Campus Compact Board of Directors announced that Dr. Andrew Seligsohn has been appointed the next president of the organization, effective June 2014. He succeeds Maureen F. Curley who is retiring after serving in the role since 2006. Seligsohn currently serves as Associate Chancellor for Civic Engagement and Strategic Planning at … Continue Reading
  • NC mayors recognize importance of national service

    mayors dayApril 1st marked the second annual Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service. Nationwide 1,760 mayors in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico united in support of national service. Thirty North Carolina mayors participated, which is a large increase from last year. A full list can be found here. Together, these mayors represent more … Continue Reading
  • Alternative break trips and “service staycations” expand student learning, service

    Spring break gives students a break from the classroom, but for those who choose an alternative break, learning and service continues. Over the past month, many of our “engaged campuses” organized such service experiences near and far. NC Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTAs (and former VISTAs) helped lead some of these trips, which give college students a chance to visit new … Continue Reading
  • Eight NC Students Receive National Civic Engagement Honor

    On March 18th national Campus Compact announced the 2014 Newman Civic Fellows Award recipients. College and university presidents from 36 states – all members of Campus Compact – nominated 197 promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community to be Newman Civic Fellows. In North Carolina, eight students were selected. “These students represent the next generation of … Continue Reading
  • Compact Staffer Shares IMPACT Conference Highlights

    Leslie Impact2014_smallLast month, the 30th annual IMPACT Conference was held at Valparaiso University in Indiana. IMPACT is historically the largest national gathering of student leaders, administrators, faculty, and nonprofit staff committed to engaging students in service, activism, and other socially responsible work. NC Campus Compact’s Associate Director Leslie Garvin was there, along with attendees from several NC member campuses. Leslie also … Continue Reading

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