“ Your pay will be low; the conditions of your labor often will be difficult. But you will have the satisfaction of leading a great national effort and you will have the ultimate reward which comes to those who serve their fellow man.”
- President LBJ upon inducting the first 20 members in 1964
Campus Compact was founded in 1985 by the presidents of Brown, Georgetown and Stanford Universities and the president of the Education Commission of the States.
National coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents in 35 states committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education.
These institutions put into practice the ideal of civic engagement by sharing knowledge and resources with their communities, creating local development initiatives, and supporting service and service-learning efforts.
Promoted Campus Ministry and community service through social media
Progress CUservice 66 followers Service at Campbell Up to 330 views per post whereserviceexcels.blogspot.com 3,000 hits NC Campus Compact ran blog series, “The doc, the rev, the rebel” on its Facebook page
Focus on relationship between poverty and education
Strengthen existing programs
Continue to build service learning through CUFS 100 and faculty support
Goal: culture of service
I will get things done for America– to make our people safer, smarter, and healthier. I will bring Americans together to strengthen our communities. Faced with apathy, I will take action. Faced with conflict, I will seek common ground. Faced with adversity, I will persevere. I will carry this commitment with me this year and beyond. I am an AmeriCorps member, and I will get things done. The AmeriCorps Pledge