Conference to encourage civic engagement among college student leaders

Image courtesy of NC Campus Compact twitter

The CSNAP conference is not open to  the public. It is open to student leaders, with registration required.

Press release from UNC Asheville: 

WHAT: On November 12, more than 160 student leaders from 24 North Carolina colleges and universities will attend the CSNAP Conference at UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Union.

Sponsored by North Carolina Campus Compact, the CSNAP Conference (citizenship, service, networking, and partnerships) includes a slate of 14 student-led workshops focusing on civic engagement topics such as volunteer management, food insecurity, alternative breaks, and campus activism. Afternoon sessions will showcase social change organizations that students can bring to their campuses, including the Rachel Carson Council, Campus Kitchens Project, and NCPIRG Education Fund. Also during the event, some two dozen students will be honored for outstanding community impact, and one will receive the Compact’s Civic Trailblazer Award.

Notable presenters from: City Year, Movement of Youth, Campus Kitchens Project, Design for Change USA, and multiple NC colleges and universities; remarks from UNC Asheville Chancellor Mary Grant and Compact Executive Director Leslie Garvin.

WHY: North Carolina Campus Compact is a network of colleges and universities that share a commitment to educating engaged citizens and strengthening communities. Since 2002, the Compact has hosted an annual gathering where college student leaders from across NC learn new ways to address community issues.

WHO: North Carolina Campus Compact organizes the event in partnership with UNC Asheville. College students and staff attend.

WHERE: UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Union, Asheville, N.C.

WHEN: Saturday, November 12, 9:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.



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