Nominate a Student for the Newman Civic Fellowship

Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows

Campus Compact is accepting nominations for the 2023–2024 Newman Civic Fellowship. This year-long program recognizes and supports outstanding community-committed students at Campus Compact member institutions. A unique opportunity for students The fellowship offers an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to nurture their assets and passions, engage in collaborative action, and act to address inequality and polarization. Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides in-person and virtual learning opportunities focused on building the skills fellows need to serve as effective agents of change. Nomination deadline: February 1, 2023 LEARN MORE → Information sessions available Want to know more about the benefits…

New Equity & Inclusion Credential

Earn Campus Compact’s Equity & Inclusion Credential Campus Compact’s new Equity & Inclusion Credential encourages and supports practitioners as they reflect on, articulate, and analyze their individual commitments and actions––as well as those of their institution––to advance diversity, equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. Our new preparation guidebook will help you imagine and design ways to work with colleagues to identify and analyze your commitments, practices, and future learning trajectories. Submission will open in September 2022. The Equity & Inclusion credential is the latest offering from Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program. The program provides digital certifications that recognize an individual’s…

Celebrating Public Service on Campus

Campus Compact is excited to launch a new partnership with the National Museum and Center for Service (NMCFS) to create a vibrant, interactive museum of service in Washington, DC. The museum will recognize service in all forms and inspire people to serve their communities, the nation, and the world. Through this partnership, our coalition has an exciting opportunity to pilot campus-based exhibitions that recognize service in all its forms on campuses and in communities. To kick off this exciting initiative, we will be hosting visioning sessions. These will be open to those who would like to pilot a Campus Museum…

Earn National Recognition for Your Work

Campus Compact is seeking applications and nominations for our next Impact Award recipients! The Campus Compact Impact Awards are awarded each year to outstanding faculty, community engagement professionals, and campuses that have demonstrated transformational leadership in pursuit of the public purposes of higher education. Individuals may nominate others for the awards or submit applications on their own behalf. Learn more about application requirements for each award by visiting compact.org/impact-awards. Application deadline: September 30, 2022 Applications are open for the following awards: Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award Celebrating the ethical leadership and advocacy demonstrated by higher education community engagement professionals. Thomas…

Join a Fall Community of Practice

Communities of Practice provide a unique opportunity for community engagement practitioners to join peers across the country to dig deeper into specific areas of engagement practice. Through discussions, joint activities, resource sharing, and relationship building, participants develop a repertoire of resources, skills, and knowledge to use in their practice. Above all, the Communities of Practice provide a great space to communicate and share strategies with like-minded individuals from all across the country! Applications are due September 22, 2022. APPLY NOW What to Expect All Communities of Practice take place over Zoom. They are scheduled between late September and early December…

Co-facilitate a Fall Community of Practice

Campus Compact’s Communities of Practice provide a unique opportunity to join community engagement practitioners across the country to dig deeper into specific areas of engagement practice. We are currently seeking experienced community engagement professionals to lead discussions, joint activities, and relationship building for a range of communities. Communities of Practice will be convened between mid-September and early December 2022 (based on co-facilitators’ schedules) and will typically consist of six 90-minute virtual sessions. Campus Compact seeks facilitators for communities in the following areas: Fall 2022 special topics in partnership with the American Council on Education (ACE): Tenure & Promotion Community Colleges…

Voyager Scholarship for Undergraduate Leaders

An increasingly globalized world needs young leaders who can bridge divides and help solve our biggest challenges together. The Voyager Scholarship was created by the Obamas and Brian Chesky, Airbnb CEO, to help shape such leaders. This scholarship gives college students financial aid to alleviate the burden of college debt, meaningful travel experiences to expand their horizons, and a network of mentors and leaders to support them. Application deadline: June 14, 2022 @ 3:00 pm Central Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility criteria: Plan to enroll full-time in their junior year of study at an accredited four-year college…

Call for Proposals – Anti-Racist Community Engagement: Principles and Practices

The editors of this upcoming publication seek chapter contributions from faculty, staff, administrators, practitioners, students, and community partners. Chapters from across the country will share and analyze experiences using anti-racist community engagement principles in teaching, research, and practice on and off college campuses. The book will offer a deep dive into the challenges, obstacles, and successes of anti-racist community-engaged work. Specifically, the editors ask for applications of the Principles for Anti-Racist Community Engagement (ARCE). Potential authors are invited to think about their work in one of the areas identified by the ARCE Principles and write about how the ideas are…

Deadline Extended: Apply to Become an Engaged Scholar

Campus Compact is accepting nominations for member faculty, staff, and administrators to become Engaged Scholars for 2022–2023. The Engaged Scholars initiative is designed to develop a diverse group of early-career faculty and staff to strengthen their own community-engaged scholarship and lead equity-focused change within their institution and communities. This year’s Engaged Scholars cohort will consist of 20 individuals from Campus Compact member institutions across the country. These scholars will meet regularly over the course of a year to collaborate and learn. Gatherings will include monthly virtual meetings, two virtual retreats, and two additional retreats to be held in person if…

CCNH Presidents’ Award Nominations Open

Nominations for the 2022 Campus Compact for New Hampshire Presidents’ Awards are now open! Submissions will be accepted until March 25, 2022. Each Presidents at CCNH member institutions are invited to select a recipient to honor in each award category for their outstanding contributions in community service, service learning, civic engagement, and/or community engagement: The President’s Leadership Award recognizes a student or student group. The President’s Good Steward Award recognizes a member of the faculty, staff, or administration. The President’s Community Partner Award recognizes a partnering nonprofit organization. Learn more about the CCNH Presidents’ Awards. SUBMIT NOMINATIONS

Join a Campus Compact Community of Practice

Campus Compact’s Communities of Practice provide civic and community engagement professionals a space for shared learning and collegial support. Join now to participate in shared learning, networking, and skill building to enhance and deepen your practice. Communities of Practice available for this spring include Supporting Engaged Faculty Development, Engaged Research, Community-Engaged Learning & Teaching, Community Partnerships, and Community Engagement Fundamentals. Application deadline: February 4, 2022 There is no fee to participate. Space is limited, so apply now! APPLY

Newman Civic Fellowship Nominations Open for 2022–2023

Nominations for the 2022–2023 Newman Civic Fellowship are now open! The nomination process will remain open through February 1, 2022. The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports community-committed students who are changemakers and public problem-solvers at Campus Compact member institutions. Fellows are nominated by their president or chancellor on the basis of their potential for public leadership. Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides students with training and resources that nurture their assets and passions and help them develop strategies for social change. The yearlong program includes virtual learning opportunities and networking as part of a national network of engaged student leaders, as well as…

Apply Now to Become an Engaged Scholar

Campus Compact is accepting nominations for member faculty, staff, and administrators to become Engaged Scholars for 2022–2023. The Engaged Scholars initiative is designed to develop a diverse group of early-career faculty and staff to strengthen their own community-engaged scholarship and lead equity-focused change within their institution and communities. This year’s Engaged Scholars cohort will consist of 20 individuals from Campus Compact member institutions across the country. These scholars will meet regularly between April 2022 and June 2023 to collaborate and learn. Gatherings will include monthly virtual meetings, two virtual retreats, and two additional retreats to be held in person if…

Call for Book Proposals

The national Campus Compact organization is pleased to announce a call for proposals for book manuscripts to be published through our relationship with Stylus Publishing. For decades, Campus Compact has produced field-leading publications meant to benefit practitioners working in higher education community engagement. Our publications move beyond theoretical inquiry to offer practitioners novel concepts, models, and tools to reflect on and deepen their knowledge and skills in order to yield better outcomes for students, institutions, and communities. We welcome single- or multiple-author manuscript proposals that combine theory and practice in order to guide practitioners to address pressing issues in higher…

Become a Campus Compact VISTA Host Site

Are you seeking greater capacity for your civic action, community engagement, and anti-poverty work? Submit a proposal to host an AmeriCorps member with the Campus Compact VISTA program. Members serve year-long terms building capacity for high-impact programs, organizational approaches, and collective impact efforts in education, healthy futures, economic opportunity, veterans/military families, and environmental stewardship. Among other work, Campus Compact AmeriCorps members: Strengthen educational outcomes for youth through K-12 partnerships and STEM activities. Help low-income college students access food and housing resources. Support veterans enrolled in post-secondary education to complete their degrees. This is a national call for projects! For the 2022–2023…

Request for Proposals: Compact22 National Virtual Conference

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Campus Compact is accepting proposals for the Compact22 National Virtual Conference, slated for March 2022. Proposals should address the conference theme, A Better Way Forward: Innovation with Equity at the Center. The conference will explore how we can mobilize the power of higher education to drive innovation, build connections, and create a new normal centered in equity and justice. Sessions may explore topics such as civic engagement, community-engaged research, civic and service learning, institutional chance, university-community partnerships, and more. We welcome proposals from faculty, staff, students, and community partners. Proposals may represent work undertaken through public, private, two-year, four-year, and…

Deadline Extended! Campus Compact Impact Awards

Campus Compact Impact Awards

The deadline for Campus Compact’s national Impact Awards has been extended through September 30, 2021. Apply now for these prestigious awards, which recognize faculty, community engagement professionals, and academic institutions for their leadership in advancing the public purposes of higher education. Individuals may be nominated by a colleague or submit an application on their own behalf. Campus Compact has created Impact Awards in five areas: The Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award, celebrating the ethical leadership and advocacy demonstrated by higher education community engagement professionals The Richard Guarasci Award for Institutional Transformation, recognizing four-year institutions that have worked to address…

Join a Campus Compact Affinity Network for 2021–2022


Find space to strategize together, ask questions, find answers, and receive support. Meeting regularly throughout the year, Campus Compact affinity networks provide space and structure for community engagement professionals to discuss issues of shared interest. These networks support members in designing creative approaches to advance community engagement within their institutional and personal contexts. This new program will allow campus engagement professionals to build sustained collegial networks for professional development, networking, partnership building, and sharing of best practices. All networks will meet virtually on a quarterly basis, beginning with a kickoff meeting in July. Check out the Affinity Networks sign-up page…

Community Engagement Professional Credentialing

Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Professional Credential offers a framework for campus-based community engagement professionals to advance their work. It also allows them to achieve formal recognition for the knowledge and skills they develop in their careers. Start by earning core competency credentials—digital badges that demonstrate knowledge, skills, experience, and critical commitments in a specific area of the work. Become fully certified by earning credentials across a range of competency areas that are critical to success in higher education civic and community engagement. This program is available only to professionals working at Campus Compact member institutions. Earn badges in the three…

Apply by 8/30: Teaching for a Future of Shared Prosperity

Campus Compact is pleased to invite faculty members to submit applications to participate in the “Teaching for a Future of Shared Prosperity” project. This effort will engage faculty and their students in envisioning an economy that is in line with their values and how to take action towards creating a sustainable economic future. THE PROJECT The Teaching for a Future of Shared Prosperity project aims to increase student understanding of their own economic futures and the factors that impact it. To do this, a cohort of selected faculty members from the Campus Compact network will be trained to use the…