Funding Priority

Engaging Students in Transformational Learning Experiences Through Service

Funds to inspire, create and deliver exceptional experiential education that will advance the new learning imperative while at the same time addressing local and global challenges. Critical areas of focus include: service-learning course development, implementation and support; paid internships; alternative breaks; other experiences for undergraduate and graduate students and faculty.

Carolina Center for Public Service

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    Purshotam Aruwani
    Student Support

    A Summer in Public Safety

    Carolina student treated like a full-time employee during his summer internship.

    Abby and Wake County Commissioner
    Student Support

    Shaping National Issues on a Local Level

    APPLES Service-Learning summer internship influences local policies

    Student researching

    Case of the Contaminated Current

    Thorp Scholar conducts research that will impact the health of an entire community.

    Student holding class online

    Serving across a Spectrum

    Students completing service projects in partnership with communities affected by ASD


    Honoring Carolina’s commitment to service

    "Thanks to [the Buckleys], we can support more students committed to public service..."


    CCPS: ‘Of the Public, for the Public’

    For the past 20 years, the Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) has elevated the University’s commitment to meeting the needs of North Carolinians.