College Access and Financial Literacy Press Release

90 Campbell Drive, Campbell Hall | Highland Heights, KY 41099 859-572-7634 | www.kycompact.org Date As Needed For Immediate Release  Contact: Tori Vogelgesang | (859) 468-8362 Kentucky College Coaches Teaching Financial Literacy Merging college access and financial literacy for Kentucky’s next generation of citizens Highland Heights, KY. – TBD 2021 – Kentucky Campus Compact is excited to announce a new partnership between the Kentucky College Coaches program and the Northern Kentucky University Center for Economic Education. This collaboration strengthens Kentucky Campus Compact’s commitment to promoting college access, college success, and community impact across the Commonwealth Kentucky College Coaches are AmeriCorps members…

Message from the Executive Director on Inclusivity (May 2021)

Building a Movement of Belonging and Respect As we come to the end of this academic year, it is more important than ever for us to unite as a teaching and learning community that is focused on strengthening our democracy through the academic and co-curricular experiences we provide for and with our students. This is a time to reflect, share, learn, and support one another in building the movement of belonging and respect that is critical to developing a society where everyone is valued and can live in safety. Two cultural heritages are being celebrated this month which presents us…

April 2021 Message from the Executive Director

When we start each new month, I love to look at the list of “National Days”  – just for fun. April has over 50 such days including National Soft Pretzel Month and National Canine Fitness Month! Two that really inspired me were National Month of Hope and Second Chance Month. I had to ask myself, “How would the month of April be different for me and those around me if I focused on hope and second chances?” This could especially have a significant positive impact on the students, faculty, and staff we interact with. Without any additional funding or training,…

Supporting Free Speech for All on Campus Event

Supporting Free Speech for All on Campus April 13 (2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.) Hosted by our NC Campus Compact partner Recent years have seen the values of free speech, diversity, and inclusion in tension with one another in higher education. These principles must be harmonized, balanced, and upheld in tandem for the rising generation and our democracy. This presentation will draw on the nuanced history of free speech to present a vision of ‘free speech for all,’ a belief in both upholding free speech and ensuring that people from all backgrounds have opportunities to speak, be heard and be…

Campus Compact Announces 2021 Cohort of Newman Civic Fellows

BOSTON, Mass. – March 1, 2021 – Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the students who will make up the organization’s 2021 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. The 2021 cohort comprises 212 students from 39 states, Washington, D.C., and Mexico. The 2021-2022 cohort of Fellows includes students from three institutions across Kentucky. Kentucky Campus Compact is excited to congratulate the following students who have been named Newman Civic Fellows public problem solvers:  Marcus Stubbs- Bellarmine University Autumn Harvey- Berea College Ashley Smith- Lindsey Wilson College The Newman Civic Fellowship…

November 2020: VISTA Spotlight

Meet Avery Crews. She serves as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the organization, Age-Friendly Louisville. This photo was taken from a service partnership with the Cutambi Indigenous Community in Otavalo, Ecuador ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Avery Crews works with the nonprofit Age-Friendly Louisville (AFL), a part of the worldwide age-friendly initiative run by the World Health Organization. AFL is under the guidance of the United States lead, AARP Livable Communities. The goal of AFL is to ensure accessibility, equity, and inclusivity throughout Louisville for individuals of all ages. This organization works specifically in four domains that were determined by the community as the most…

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