North Carolina Campus Compact builds the capacity of colleges and universities to produce civically-engaged graduates and strengthen communities.
 
  • Meet the 2016-17 AmeriCorps VISTA members!

    Orientation2_cropWe are excited to introduce our 2016-17 cohort of new and returning NC Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTAs, who kicked off their year of service earlier this month. The 15 incoming VISTAs were selected from a competitive pool of candidates to serve at 11 campus and community host sites throughout the state. Our VISTAs came together August 17-18th at Elon University for an orientation and … Continue Reading
  • College voter engagement summit to train non-partisan student leaders

    Summit bannerNC Campus Compact, in collaboration with other state and national partners, will host a 1-day training event for students who are leading non-partisan, student voter engagement activities at NC colleges and universities. Sessions will include updates on NC election law, training on organizing and best practices for voter engagement, and campus idea exchange. This event is geared for students who have … Continue Reading
  • Summer network meetings connect campuses for civic action planning

    NCSU2NC Campus Compact’s twice-yearly network meetings bring together key campus contacts for professional development, networking, and a chance to learn what’s new in civic and community engagement at coalition schools. Last week’s summer network meetings at Davidson College and UNC Wilmington brought together 52 faculty and administrators representing 24 campuses. On August 2nd at Davidson, participants were welcomed by President Carol Quillen, a member … Continue Reading
  • Commins and Kozma named Engaged Faculty Scholars for 2016-17

    (L-R) Dr. Margaret Commins of Queens University of Charlotte and Dr. Cara Kozma of High Point University are the 2016-17 Engaged Faculty Scholars.This month two faculty members in the North Carolina Campus Compact network will begin one-year terms as Engaged Faculty Scholars. Dr. Margaret Commins, an associate professor of political science at Queens University of Charlotte, and Dr. Cara Kozma, an assistant professor of English at High Point University, will be the Compact’s Engaged Faculty Scholars for the 2016 – 2017 academic … Continue Reading
  • Elon’s “Village” project expands to partner with more schools, families

    Jean Rattigan-Rohr is Elon UniversityElon University’s “It Takes a Village” project, a literacy program that assists students who struggle with reading, has received a five-year grant from Oak Foundation totaling $1,015,100. The grant is the largest in the program’s history and supports a recent expansion of the program to provide after-school tutoring at five Alamance-Burlington School System schools. “This generous support from Oak Foundation … Continue Reading
  • AASCU recognizes UNC Charlotte Provost for leadership of civic engagement

    joan-lorden-plater-awardCongratulations to UNC Charlotte‘s Joan Lorden, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, for being the 2016 recipient of the William M. Plater Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement. The national award is presented by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, as part of the American Democracy Project. Lorden was honored for championing a deeper commitment to civic engagement … Continue Reading

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Dr. Harold L. Martin, Sr., Chancellor
NC A & T State University and
NC Campus Compact Executive Board member