Reinvigorating the civic mission of higher education.

Maine Campus Compact is a coalition of 18 member campuses whose purpose is to catalyze and lead a movement to reinvigorate the public purposes and civic mission of higher education.

We seek to transform our campuses in ways that develop better informed, active citizen problem-solvers, stronger communities, and a more just democratic society. We believe that our campuses must be vital agents and architects of a flourishing democracy.

Program Highlights:

Campuses for Environmental Stewardship Project Launched!

Maine Campus Compact, in partnership with Campus Compact for Southern New England and New Hampshire Campus Compact, has been awarded a grant from the Davis Educational Foundation to support curricular innovation and environmental stewardship. The Campuses for Environmental Stewardship (CES) program will train college faculty from 16 baccalaureate degree granting colleges and universities in CT, MA, ME, NH and RI to develop courses which partner with community organizations to address pressing issues such as environmental stewardship and STEM education.  2018 Funding Announcement

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Maine Partnership for Environmental Stewardship

The Maine Partnership for Environmental Stewardship Program enters its second year August 2018!  Learn more about our how our team of 38 AmeriCorps Members are improving energy efficiency and providing light weatherization services to low-income families across the state of Maine!

This program is proudly sponsored by the Maine Commission for Community Service and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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Please welcome Program Coordinator Solange Carpenter. After earning her Bachelors of Art degree at Lasell College, Newton MA, she completed three years in the AmeriCorps. First she served in State and National for GreenIowa at the University of Northern Iowa. Then she served two years as a VISTA with Goodwill in Portland Maine. Her first year she worked with the  Preble Street Maine Hunger Initiative on the Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps. And she spent one year as a VISTA leader for Goodwill. Welcome aboard Solange!

New VISTA Team

Please help Maine Campus Compact welcome the new 2018-2019 VISTA team. This group of talented individuals help fight poverty in our communities by coordinating College Access and Success program on College and University campus’ across Maine. Visit the VISTA page and meet our newest members!

Universities Fighting World Hunger

Maine Campus Compact, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, and the University of Southern Maine Food Studies program will host the international summit Universities Fighting World Hunger. Coming, March 2019.

Past Events:

2018 Annual Awards Ceremony

Honoring faculty, students, community & corporate partners dedicated to cultivating change in our communities!

Held April 25, 2018, 2:00 PM Bates College, Lewiston, Maine

Click here to see this years’ award recipients!

Future Events:

2019 UFWH Summit

Universities Fighting World Hunger summit will be held in Portland Maine in March 2019. More details to follow.

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