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New Community Engaged Scholars Directory

The Carolina Center for Public Service, at the recommendation of the Carolina Engagement Council, has created the Community Engaged Scholars Directory to recognize faculty and staff doing engaged scholarship and to help foster campus connections surrou …

APPLES Internships Offer New Summer Experiences

Eve Elliott, APPLES Summer Fellow As every Carolina student knows, summertime brings many familiar things: sunshine, hometowns and hopefully a few months of fresh watermelon and ice cream. But for 40 Tar Heels, this season will be the start of somethin …

Fifteenth class of UNC Buckley Public Service Scholars honored at graduation event

Chapel Hill, N.C. – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will honor 322 seniors who dedicated themselves to service during their time at Carolina as Buckley Public Service Scholars (BPSS) from 5 – 7 p.m. on Friday, May 10 at a pre-graduation …

Building Community

A member of the first cohort of the Carolina Center for Public Service’s MacDonald Community Service Scholars program, graduating senior Hanan Alazzam has spent more than 1,000 hours over the past three years putting others before herself. By Brandon B …

CCPS Director Lynn Blanchard receives prestigious Massey Award for meritorious service

By University Gazette In recognition of her “unusual, meritorious or superior contributions,” Lynn White Blanchard, Director of the Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) will receive one of six 2019 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards. Chos …

Getting Ready for Alternative Spring Break

By Justin Williford For many University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, spring break 2019 was a time to engage with the state and region that they call home. With APPLES Service-Learning, a program of the Carolina Center for Public Service, …

Giving Back to North Carolina

Service-learning students spent their spring breaks providing community service throughout the state and the region. Story by Emilie Poplett, University Communications Video by Rob Holliday, University Communications While many Carolina students spent …

Carolina honors 11 individuals and groups for public service

Chapel Hill, N.C. – Disaster preparedness trainings, pro bono legal assistance and a performance program for children with autism were some of the projects recognized at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 2019 Public Service Awards celeb …

Uncovering histories

A past Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholar through the Carolina Center for Public Service and associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences’ anthropology department, Anna Agbe-Davies works with community partners both in the Triangle and across t …

New Wilson Street Office Location