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MLK Day of Service ~ TCC

“A Day On, Not A Day Off” In keeping with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of service, thousands joined together on MLK Day to give back to their communities. Tallahassee Community College students, faculty and staff organized and participated in several service projects in honor of Dr. King. Take a peek into their projects on the TCC Report…

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Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

The winner of the $1 Million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence will be announced in March. The prize, awarded every two years, recognizes community colleges’ excellence in performance and improvements in student learning, graduation, workforce outcomes, and equitable outcomes for all students, including minority and low-income students. In September, The Aspen Institute named the…

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Nominations Now Open for the 2015 Newman Civic Fellows

Nominations for the 2015 Newman Civic Fellows Award are being accepted until March 4, 2015. The award recognizes outstanding undergraduate students who have demonstrated leadership and community involvement. The Newman Civic Fellows Award honors the late Frank Newman, one of Campus Compact’s founders and a tireless advocate for the civic engagement for higher education. To nominate…

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Florida Engagement Academy and Introductory Institute – SOLD OUT!

FLORIDA ENGAGEMENT ACADEMY AND INTRODUCTORY INSTITUTE – SOLD OUT! Florida Introductory Engagement Institute Wednesday – Friday, January 28-30, 2015 The Plantation on Crystal River Inn and Conference Center Led by Dr. Barbara Holland This event is for institutions who are still in the process of developing a campus culture of engagement or new to this…

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Carnegie Classification Selections Announced

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has announced the U.S. colleges and universities selected to receive its 2015 Community Engagement Classification. Among those institutions that have received either renewal or first time Carnegie Classification in Community Engagement, are 14 Florida Campus Compact members. Congratulations to the following for earning the prestigious Carnegie Community…

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