North Carolina Campus Compact builds the capacity of colleges and universities to produce civically-engaged graduates and strengthen communities.
  • Western Carolina senior wins Barnhill “Trailblazer” Award

    WCU-Aaron_3Western Carolina University senior Aaron Marshall has been recognized as the 2014 recipient of the John H. Barnhill Civic Trailblazer Award. North Carolina Campus Compact presents the award annually to one college student in the state who has created and led innovative projects that address community needs. While at Western Carolina, Marshall has developed his passion for serving people in … Continue Reading
  • Campus Election Engagement Project-NC challenges students to register, vote

    CEEP_Checkbox Logo_croppedWith the 2014 midterm elections fast approaching, NC Campus Compact is challenging college students to register and turnout on November 4. Since July, the Compact has been providing resources and training for student leaders and campus groups in our role as statewide facilitator of the Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP), a nonpartisan national effort to involve college students in elections. … Continue Reading
  • NC campuses work to monitor, measure community engagement

    Dr. Holland was made an "honorary Tarheel" at PACE 2014 for her work with NC colleges.This week our Compact kicked off the second year of the Monitoring and Measuring Initiative (MMI), a professional development series that helps campuses develop strategies and systems to assess community engagement. Available to all member campuses at no cost, the series includes an online learning community, two or three web-based seminars, one-on-one expert consultation, and an invitation-only workshop held as … Continue Reading
  • Four NC schools ranked among top 20 for service-learning

    Four North Carolina colleges and universities are ranked among the nation’s top 20 institutions for service-learning, according to a new survey conducted by the U.S. News & World Report. Duke University, Elon University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Warren Wilson College are among the 20 schools most cited for outstanding service-learning programs in the magazine’s 2014 survey of presidents, chief academic officers, … Continue Reading
  • Campus staff explore asset-based engagement at summer network meetings

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Compact recently hosted its summer network meetings at UNC Greensboro and Appalachian State. Over 60 community engagement and service-learning staff and faculty attended the free, members-only sessions. Our conversations explored a new resource developed by Minnesota Campus Compact – Asset-Based Community Engagement in Higher Education- as well as strong initiatives at member campuses. We also spent time discussing the … Continue Reading
  • HPU President Qubein begins term as NC Campus Compact Board Chair

    Nido Qubein, Leo Lambert, Kenneth Peacock during the 2014 PACE Conference. PHOTO BY: JEFF JANOWSKI/UNCWOn July 1, Dr. Nido Qubein, president of High Point University, began a three-year term as chairman of North Carolina Campus Compact’s Executive Board. The board is made up of presidents and chancellors from the nearly 40 colleges and universities that are part of the statewide network. Dr. Qubein’s appointment was announced during the Compact’s annual Pathways to Achieving Civic … Continue Reading

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