National Civic Engagement Calendar

Below is a list of events related to civic engagement in North Carolina and around the country.  Follow the links for more information. You may also check national Campus Compact's calendar of events here. For all NC Campus Compact events and deadlines, view our Full Calendar page.  Click here for the 2014 list of "Cause Awareness Days."

January 2014

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
January 20, 2014


February 2014

Appalachian Summit on Service Learning Pedagogy and Practice 
February 1, 2014, Jefferson City, TN
Anya Piotrowski ( or 865-471-4830)

NC Campus Compact's 2014 Civic Engagement Institute
"Strengthening our Partnerships: Aligning Campus Community Engagement and Economic Development Endeavors"
February 4, 2014, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

NC Campus Compact's 2014 PACE Conference
February 5, 2014, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

Active Citizens Conference
February 14 - 15, 2014, Williams & Mary College, Mason School of Business,Williamsburg, VA

30th Annual IMPACT Conference
February 27- March 2, 2014, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN


March 2014

Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education
March 26-28, 2014, Dixon Conference Center, Auburn, AL 

April 2014

17th Annual Continuums of Service Conference
April 2-4, 2014, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii

The 25th Annual National Service-Learning Conference
April 9-12, 2014, Washington, D.C.

Global Health & Innovation Conference
Unite For Sight, 11th Annual Conference
April 12-14, 2014, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health's 13th International Conference
"From Rhetoric to Reality: Achieving Authentic, Equitable & Transformative Partnerships"
April 30 - May 3, 2014, Chicago, Illinois

May 2014

Community College National Center for Community Engagement
23rd Annual International Conference
"Connectivity Through Service Learning & Civic Engagement"
May 20 - 22, 2014, Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona


June 2014

Campus Compact's
2014 Diving In: Institute for New Community Service-Learning Professionals
June 2-4, 2014, University of Georgia, The Georgia Center, Athens, GA

American Democracy Project/The Democracy Commitment National Meeting
"Forging Civic Pathways for Students between Our Institutions"
Louisville June 5-7, 2014

Upper Midwest Civic Engagement Summit 
Reciprocity in Action: Strengthening Communities Together"
June 12-13, 2014, University of Wisconsin - Stout, Menomonie, WI

2014 NASPA Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Conference
June 12-14 in Miami, Florida

2014 Conference on Volunteering and Service
"Service Unites"
June 16-18, 2014, Atlanta, GA

Integrating Design and Community Engagement within the Curriculum Workshop
June 19-20, 2014, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Sponsored by EWB-USA, the EPICS Program and the Engineering Faculty Engagement in Learning Through Service (EFELTS) project

Innovation U. 2.0 Conference: Reinventing University Roles in a Knowledge Economy
June 24-25, 2014, Research Triangle Park Foundation Conference Center, Raleigh, NC


July 2014

Frontiers of Democracy Conference
“Who’s on the bus, and where is it going? The state of the civic field”
July 16-18, 2014, Tufts University, Boston, MA


August 2014

2014 National Conference on Citizenshiop (NCoC)
October 10, 2014, American University, Washington, DC


September 2014

Place Matters: Partnerships Between Institutions of Higher Education and their Local Communities
September 12, 2014, Albright College, Reading, PA

White House President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge Gathering
September 22-23, 2014, George Washington University  in D.C.
Stay posted for details!

NC Campuses Against Hunger Conference
September 26-27, 2014
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

(IARSLCE) International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement
2014 Conference "Reaping What We Sow: Growing a Culture of Community Engagement"
September 29 – October 1, 2014, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA


October 2014

2014 Campus Compact Heartland Conference
October 2-3, Lincoln, NE

15th Annual Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference
“Rewarding Community-Engaged Scholarship: Transforming University Policies and Practices”
Oct 5-9, 2014, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada

2014 CUMU (Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities) Conference“
"Universities as Anchor Institutions: Driving Change"
October 5-7, 2014, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

4th Annual Eastern Region Campus Compact conference
October 15-17, 2014, Jacksonville, Fl


November 2014

NC Campus Compact's 2014 CSNAP Student Conference
November 7-8, 2014, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

7th Annual Global Service-Learning Institute
"Advancing Community Driven Global Service-Learning: Promising Practices"
November 5-7, 2014, Stella Maris Retreat and Renewal Center, Skaneateles, NY


December 2014

Institute for Sustainable International Studies (ISIS) 
2014 International Service-Learning Workshop
December 13-18, 2014, Punta Gorda, Belize, Central America.


January 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
January 19, 2015

2015 Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) - Scholarship of Teaching and Engagement (SoTE) Conference
"Reaching the Summit: Explorations in Meaningful Learning Through Community"
January 20–22, 2015, Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah


February 2015

NC Campus Compact's 2015 Civic Engagement Institute
"A Common Agenda, Collective Impact: Campus, Community, Compact"
February 17, 2015, Elon Unversity, Elon, NC

NC Campus Compact's 2015 Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference
February 18, 2015, Elon University, Elon, NC

2015 IMPACT Conference 
February 19 - 22, 2015, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA


March 2015

Gulf-South Summit
"Building Bridges between Education and Engagement"
March 11-13, 2015, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR



April 2015

2015 National Service-Learning Conference
April 8–11, 2015 in Washington D.C.

18th Annual Continuums of Service Conference
Seeking Solutions to Complex Challenges Through Inquiry and Engagement
April 8-10, 2015, Long Beach, CA


May 2015

6th International Symposium on Service-Learning
"Service-Learning as a Global Interdisciplinary Movement: Transforming Communities and Higher Education"
May 28-30, 2015, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN


June 2015

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July 2015

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August 2015

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September 2015

2015 International HETL – PsTL Conference
The International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL)
"Learning Without Borders"
Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning at the University of Minnesota
September 22 - 24, 2015. Minneaspolis, MN