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Make someone’s day – or year!

Know someone on your campus who is changing their community? Find out how we’ve made it easier for you to honor them. By Angela Cain “She leads with her heart and has “servant” in her bones.” I was honored to read that line, recently, from a script describing a young college student, and it unexpectedly choked me up and brought tears to my eyes. It was at the 2019 Awards Gala which took place during the Service Engagement Summit, from Indiana Campus Compact, in February. I was emceeing the Gala. During that moment, I was reading the nomination for the…

How Your College or University Can Be Engaged with Your Community

By Angela Cain Imagine this. You’re in middle school, around the age of 11 to 13, and you get to attend a free camp where you learn to express yourself through fun projects and start building your voice on community issues. And, here’s a special treat. You are learning from college professors and college students – people stepping up to pour into your life, build your confidence, and let you know that your voice and your creativity matter – no matter what your age. Perhaps they also inspire you to pursue a higher education. This is SlamCamp, a one-week writing…