UNCW students pack meals for military

Student Civic Engagement Awards

The Community Impact Student Award
Nomination Deadline – October 3rd

Each NC Campus Compact member institution can select one student who exhibits outstanding leadership and innovative approaches in their community service or service-learning endeavors on their campus and within their community. Each campus can determine their own process for selecting their awardee. Learn more here.

The John H. Barnhill Civic Trailblazer Award
Nomination Deadline – October 3rd
This award recognizes one student who demonstrates innovation in civic engagement, creating foundations that expand partnerships amongst communities, campuses, and individuals. The award is named in honor of John Barnhill, NC Campus Compact founding Executive Director.

  • Open to students at all NC Campus Compact member institutions in their final year
  • Can be current nominees or former winners of the Community Impact Student Award. Learn more here.

The William Jefferson Clinton Hunger Leadership Award
Nomination Deadline – November 2nd
This cash award, which will be presented during the 2015 Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit at the University of Guelph on February 20-22, 2015 recognizes outstanding students who have demonstrated leadership in areas related to food insecurity, malnutrition, and poverty and who are committed to a life of service in one of these areas or a related discipline. This award is given annually by Stop Hunger Now and the North Carolina State University Center for Student Leadership, and Ethics and Public Service. For more information, students can visit www.stophungernow.org or contact Jan Rivero at jrivero@stophungernow.org or Amanda Itliong at acitlion@ncsu.edu.

Service Learning & Volunteerism

Office of Student Leadership and Engagement

The Office of Student Leadership and Engagement (OSLE) creates learning opportunities where UNCW students can enhance their desire to engage in their communities, build thier capacity to lead, and increase their aspiration to serve others. More

Friends of UNCW

The Friends of UNCW, a volunteer organization formed in December 1963 to help Wilmington College (now UNCW) increase the library's holdings support a merit scholarship and annually funding special projects based on proposals from UNCW faculty and staff. More

College of Arts & Sciences Applied Learning

Applied learning is a hallmark of the student experience in the College of Arts and Sciences, offering students opportunities to directly engage in projects that benefit the community. Examples of applied learning include faculty-directed research, internships, service learning, and capstone courses and projects, all of which challenge students to integrate various stands of knowledge and to apply that knowledge to broader, real-world or real disciplinary situations. More

Student Advisory Council

The Cameron Student Advisory Council, comprised of presidents of all CSB student organizations, actively participates in community projects. More


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