New Director of Utah Campus Compact Selected

Melissa Miller Kincart expected to define the compact’s future

North Carolina Campus Compact Recognizes Inaugural Community Impact Student Award Winners

Community Impact Student Award Recipients North Carolina Campus Compact (NCCC) was pleased to recognize 21 recipients of their inaugural Community Impact Student Award on November 11, 2006 at North Carolina State University during the annual NCCC Student Conference. This award will be presented each year to students who have made significant, innovative contributions to campus-based efforts to address community needs. North Carolina Senator Janet Cowell and Representative Linda Coleman each spoke about the value of civic engagement and challenged students to continue being involved on their campuses and in their communities. They spoke during the Awards Ceremony Luncheon before an…

RI Campus Compact Decorates Pumpkins with Providence Youth to Celebrate 6th Anniversary

Monday afternoon, RI Campus Compact hosted over 40 college students and VISTA volunteers (from Bryant University, Community College of RI, Johnson and Wales, Providence College, RISD, Rhode Island College, and Roger Williams University) to decorate pumpkins in Providence’s Market Square. 80 elementary school students from the Mt. Hope Learning Center and several students from Mt. Hope High School came down the hill to decorate pumpkins with the college students. College students and AmeriCorp members volunteered their time and worked together to create beautiful pumpkins which the school children took home. The children also had faces painted and received temporary tattoos…

Rhode Island Colleges and Universities are Serious about Learning through Service

Three Rhode Island Colleges are Named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Campus Compact Honors Purdue Engineer for Linking Community Work with Classroom Studies; 11 Finalists also Honored

Providence, RI – Campus Compact has selected Professor William Oakes, associate professor of engineering education and co-director of EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service) at Purdue University, as the recipient of the 2006 Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service-Learning. Oaks was chosen for his effective use of service-learning, which integrates community service with classroom work, as well as for expanding the use of service-learning domestically and internationally by pioneering model programs and publishing guiding literature. Oakes describes service-learning as his “passion.” He co-founded the national EPICS program, which offers a sustainable and adaptable teaching model that has been adopted by…

  • update-img-new

    Get updates on what's new in the Campus Compact Network