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Nominate a Student for the Campus Compact Community Impact Award

The North Carolina Campus Compact Community Impact Awards recognize one outstanding undergraduate student service leader from each member campus. The award may honor an individual for multiple or diverse forms of engagement including: volunteer service, service-learning, policy work, community organizing, advocacy, internships, or campus leadership. Nominees should clearly demonstrate the following: Deep commitment to partnering […]

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Seguir Adelante, Siempre

Guest Post by Olivia Morales | DukeEngage Tucson It’s honestly hard to believe that my time in Tucson is almost over. It almost feels like I live here now, that’s how comfortable I’ve gotten living in this community. When I think about leaving, I always feel a sort of overwhelming sadness wash over me, thinking […]

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Grassroots Activism: Past and Present

As the current political dialogue swells with conversations about social justice, voting rights and the true meaning of democracy, Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) uses the power of storytelling to demonstrate how we can learn from the past to maximize the impact of modern community organizing. With the recent launch of the SNCC Digital […]

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Remembering Samuel DuBois Cook

Samuel DuBois Cook, an influential figure in the history of civic engagement at Duke, passed away in May of this year. Cook was the first African-American faculty member at Duke and displayed an unwavering commitment to social justice and political engagement throughout his life and tenure at Duke. For more on his legacy, visit The […]

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2016-2017 Year in Review

It has been an important year for civic and political engagement at Duke. The surprise outcome of the Presidential election has challenged all of us to think anew about the public purposes of higher education and how, amongst other American institutions, universities can work to defend democratic practices and principles that are under siege. This […]

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