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AmeriCorps VISTAs Grow Through Service

Every day, we can see the benefits to our communities provided by the AmeriCorps VISTA program. But what do the VISTAs themselves gain from the program? Rania Ezzo, an AmeriCorps VISTA with Massachusetts Campus Compact, provides some insight into the reciprocal impact of the AmeriCorps VISTA program. Read the article HERE!      

Grinnell Prize

Grinnell College is seeking nominations for $100,000 Grinnell Prize! Grinnell College is accepting nominations for the 2016 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize honoring individuals who demonstrate leadership in their fields, and creativity, commitment and extraordinary accomplishment in advancing positive social change.  Up to two Grinnell Prizes will be presented in 2016. Each prize carries an…

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TCC Holds Student Success Summit on Campus and Civic Engagement

We love to see service-learning in the news! An estimated 600 faculty and staff gathered on Friday for Tallahassee Community College’s Student Success Summit on Campus and Civic Engagement! See the article in the Tallahassee Democrat HERE!    

FL|CC’s AmeriCorps VISTA Program In-Service Training

Florida Campus Compact held its annual AmeriCorps VISTA Program In-Service Training July 29-31 in Sarasota. What a successful and rewarding event! The In-Service Training gathered AmeriCorps VISTA Members, Summer VISTA Associates, and VISTA Site Supervisors together for three action-packed, fun-filled days of training, networking, team building, and service. Participants enjoyed a great mix of informative speakers,…

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Call for Proposals!

Call for Proposals Libraries and the Public Purposes of Higher Education March 20, 2016 1-5pm Boston, MA The 2016 Colloquium on Libraries & Service Learning will be held in conjunction with the 30th Anniversary Conference of Campus Compact. Conference Focus:The intended community for this pre-conference colloquium includes all who are interested in current and potential partnerships between academic librarians,…

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