October 14, 2011, is the new deadline for:
- Workshop Proposals
- Community Impact Student Awards Nominations
November 12, 2011
Wake Forest University
The "Connect the Dots" Student Conference will include student and expert led workshop sessions, an issues panel, guest speakers, NC College Positive training, statewide service challenge, and much more!
Friday Night Service Event
November 11, 2011
Wake Forest University
The evening will include Turkeypalooza, WFU's Campus Kitchen yearly service project providing Thanksgiving meals to Fosyth County residents in need. There will also be a screening Hungry for Green, dinner and reflection.
Learn more and register here: Conference website
Community Impact Student Award
This annual award recognizes one student per member institution who exhibits outstanding leadership and innovative approaches in their civic engagement efforts. Each NC Campus Compact member campus has the opportunity to select their winner to be acknowledged during the conference. Visit the
Award website to learn more.
Food Insecurity Initiative
Plan to bring canned food the Friday night Turkeypalooza service project OR the Saturday Student Conference. Food donated will help feed Forsyth County food insecure during Thanksgiving week.
This food collection also helps kick off a NC Campus Compact Tenth Year Anniversary Statewide Challenge. All member campuses are invited to host/feature initiatives that will address food insecurity between November 12, the beginning of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, and March 22, 2012, our anniversary date. Our work together to alleviate hunger will be featured on our website, through newsletters, and through other media efforts. 45 campuses working together will make a great impact!
College Positive training
Will you be "College Positive?"
Koyah Rivera, NC Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA and Education Coordinator, will be presenting during an afternoon workshop session opportunities college student have to lead others to higher education, resources they can use to help others pursue college, and mobilize them to share with those who will benefit. Recruit one of your conference attendees to participate in this training workshop! They will return to campus ready to help recruit other students to encourage the pursuit of college! Learn more about College Positive here.