Member Campus Opportunities
September 2013



We are excited to offer multiple opportunities to support the community engagement efforts of our member campuses this fall.  Please read the update below and take action today so that your campus can participate.  Several of the opportunities have impending deadlines.


Thanks for all you do to promote engagement!


- NC Campus Compact



Measuring and Monitoring Alongside Barbara (MAMAB)

Registration deadline: September 15th



NC Campus Compact is partnering with Dr. Barbara Holland to help you grow your campus' community engagement monitoring and measuring.  Learn more about the initiative here.


All members of NC Campus Compact are eligible to participate. While there is no cost for the series, to attend the February 5 workshop with Dr. Holland you will need to be a paid participant of the 2014 PACE conference to be held at UNC Wilmington.


Participating campuses can choose from two tracks:

  • STOMP (Starting to Optimize Monitoring Progress) for campuses that are in the early stages of community engagement measuring and monitoring practice
  • STAMP (Starting to Advance Monitoring Progress) for campuses that are in the intermediate to advanced stages of community engagement measuring and monitoring practice 

Register here by September 15th. When you register you will need to identify your campus participants. You will then have the opportunity to identify your availability on September 30th for the first webinar.

Nomination Deadline October 1st for Student Civic Engagement Awards


We are currently accepting nominations for the following student awards to be presented during the 2013 CSNAP conference.


The Community Impact Student Award recognizes one student per member institution who exhibits outstanding leadership and innovative approaches in their civic engagement efforts.


Learn more


The John H. Barnhill Civic Trailblazer Award is awarded to one student in the state, from an NC Campus Compact member institution who, like Mr. Barnhill, demonstrates innovation in civic engagement, creating foundations that expand partnerships amongst communities, campuses, and individuals. The student must be in their final year of school


Learn more

Register Today or Submit a Workshop Proposal for the 2013 CSNAP!

Early Bird Registration Ends October 7th

Price increases by $15 per person on October 8th


CSNAP is the largest annual conference in the Southeastern region of the United States developing college students to be effective leaders and participants in civic engagement. This year marks the 20th anniversary.


Participants will be introduced to the issues underlying the need for service and to best practices that build their understanding of how to engage, while networking with other students who are leading community engagement work on their campuses.




2013 CSNAP Highlights


Friday, November 1st

Service project at Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina followed by dinner, reflection, and networking at Queens University of Charlotte


Saturday, November 2nd

Day full of workshops, plenary speakers, networking, and fun!

See the Saturday agenda here


Register here.  Friday night is $10 for all participants. The cost for Saturday only is $60 for member campuses. Registrations submitted between October 8th -18th will incur a $15 late fee. Registration closes on October 18th.



Call for Proposals

We are seeking proposals for workshop blocks with the following outcomes:

1) Develop leadership skills of students to manage campus-community civic engagement programs on their campuses.

2) Provide models of civic/community engagement projects or programs. We are especially interested in models that are unique, replicable, innovative, and sustainable.

3) Introduce original student research that builds understanding of excellent campus-community engagement.


The proposal deadline is October 7th. Learn more and submit a proposal here

MLK Grant Deadline Extended


MLK smallNew Deadline: September 27th


 Grants of $1400 are available to campuses in North Carolina to  support projects related to the MLK Day of Service, January 20, 2014. The grant must involve a collaboration of a least two campuses and one community partner. They must mobilize 350 volunteers. Collaborations may select a Semester of Service and track volunteers throughout the semester.


Click here to learn more.  Submit an application here. Please note that you will be required to create an account, with a valid email address, in order to submit the online application. 

NC Campus Compact is a subgrantee of Wisconsin Campus Compact through funding from CNCS.  

Network Events



2013 Civic Engagement Distinguished Lecture
September 26, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.

Duke University (West Campus)
Room 04 of the Sanford School of Public Policy


Dr. David Scobey, Executive Dean of the New School for Public Engagement in New York City will present "The Invitation: An Essay of Public Scholarship." A public reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public.







"Scorched Earth and Destruction in Zimbabwe: Lessons on Property Rights and Free Markets"
September 17, 2013

Farrell Hall Broyhill Auditorium, Wake Forest University
3:30-5:00 p.m.


Conversation with Ben Freeth, Zimbabwean Human Rights Activist and Executive Director of the Mike Campbell Foundation and Dr. Craig Richardson, Associate Professor of Economics at Winston-Salem State University.


Crunching on Crisis: A Series on Human Rights


Film Screening "Mugabe and the White African"
September 18, 2013
UNC Greensboro, Cone Ballroom C
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


A discussion with Ben Freeth will follow. Free event. Popcorn provided.

General Civic Engagement Events in NC

Resolve to Fight Poverty Conference


October 4-6, 2013
UNC Chapel Hill 

Early registration ends Sept. 15 - last chance to register for just $50!


This  Resolve Conference provides hands-on training on how to address the root causes of hunger and homelessness. Participants will meet and learn from the most active and effective community service agencies, domestic hunger and homelessness organizations, and international poverty organizations. 


Register here. Want to help us organize the conference? Click here to become campus coordinator.





North Carolina Service-Learning Coalition's

2nd Annual Service-Learning Summit
October 19, 2013 (8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m.)


McKimmon Center, Raleigh, NC
Free but registration required


This event convenes K-20 students, educators, community partners and service-learning practitioners from across the state to engage in immersive workshops and educational showcases.  Please consider participating and share with your K-12 partners.  



Submit a Session Proposal here by September 27th.




Register here by October 4th. 

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