Now Accepting Nominations for 2018 Newman Civic Fellowship

The nomination period for Campus Compact’s Newman Civic Fellowship, which recognizes community-committed students, is now open! Campus Compact member presidents and chancellors are encouraged to nominate a student for this comprehensive fellowship experience. The Newman Civic Fellowship honors the late Frank Newman, one of Campus Compact’s founders and a tireless advocate for the civic engagement of higher education.  You can learn more about the 2017 Newman Civic Fellows here. In the spirit of Dr. Newman’s leadership, we are seeking nominations of undergraduate or graduate students who engage in collaborative action with others in order to create long-term social change, take action in addressing issues…

Kenneth Reardon Receives 2017 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award

Campus Compact, a national coalition of more than 1000 colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education, has selected Kenneth Reardon, Professor of Urban Planning and Director of Urban Planning and Community Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston, as the recipient of the 2017 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. The award is bestowed annually to recognize one faculty member and up to four finalists for exemplary leadership in advancing student civic learning, conducting community-based research, fostering reciprocal partnerships, building institutional commitments to engagement, and enhancing higher education’s contributions to the public good. The award is named in honor of…