Illinois State University, as a member of Campus Compact, has the opportunity to nominate one current student to be named a Newman Civic Fellow. The national Newman Civic Fellowship program recognizes and supports community-committed students who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country. The fellowship provides training and resources that nurture students’ assets and passions to help them develop strategies to achieve social change. Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides learning opportunities focused on the skills fellows need in order to serve as effective agents of change in addressing public problems and building equitable communities.
The Newman Civic Fellowship is a core component of Campus Compact’s strategy to build a national network of engaged student leaders who can support one another in building transformational partnerships between campuses and communities.
The Newman Civic Fellowship is intended to recognize community-committed students. Nominees should be students who:
Submit the following information as an attachment to an e-mail to Jan Paterson (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning by February 9, 2018. Contact Jan with any questions.
Finalists will be contacted for additional information.