2019-2020 Newman Civic Fellowship Now Accepting Nominations!

"The cultivation of community-committed leaders has never been more crucial…
Our country needs more people who know how to bring communities together for
positive change."
— Andrew Seligsohn, Campus Compact President

The Newman Civic Fellowship is a one-year experience that provides students with training and resources to nurture their passions and strengths, enabling them to develop effective strategies for social change. Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides in-person and virtual learning opportunities focused on the skills fellows need to serve as effective agents of change in addressing public problems and building equitable communities.

Campus Compact member presidents and chancellors may nominate one student from their institution now through February 1, 2019 for the 2019-2020 cohort.

To read a testimonial from UM student and Newman Civic Fellow, Sophie Moon, click here. To hear from students around the US about their experiences in the fellowship, click here.

You can read more about Montana's 2018 - 2019 Newman Civic Fellows below.

2018 - 2019 Newman Civic Fellows Announced!

Seven students from the State of Montana were recently honored to be announced as 2018 Newman Civic Fellows. These seven students will be part of a cohort of 268 students from around the country.

The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports community-committed students who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country. The fellowship, named for Campus Compact founder Frank Newman, 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.


PREVIOUS YEARS' WINNERS

Bobbie Alcanzo : Biology, University of Great Falls Class of 2019

Amy Blaquiere : Business (Associate of Science), Miles Community College Class of 2017

Alexis (Lexi) Brandon : Petroleum Engineering, Montana Tech Class of 2019

Cassandra Cook : Double Major-Biology and Chemistry, Minor in Physics, Rocky Mountain College Class of 2018

Jacqueline Elm : Human Studies/Social Work, Flathead Valley Community College Class of 2017

Michael Hollinger : Political Science, Montana State University, Class of 2018

Isabel Langlois : Political Science, University of Montana Class of 2018

Faith Martin : Civil Engineering Technology Montana State University Northern Class of 2018

Shayla McGregor : Elementary Education, University of Montana Western Class of 2019

Haylee Mooney : Biology (Pre-Med), Minor Political Science, Montana State University Billings Class of 2019

Kelly Taft : Political Science, History, Carroll College Class of 2018