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Annual Membership and Network Meeting

Advancing Equity and Inclusion at the Core of Community Engagement For more information: http://www.wacampuscompact.org/anm2016.php

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That WACC Impact: Aunja Norland, AmeriCorps VISTA

Aunja Norland served as the Eagle Volunteers Program Coordinator at Eastern Washington University where she mobilized college students to participate in monthly food distributions, a mentoring program, and large-scale service projects to benefit disadvantaged community members in Cheney. Over the … Continue reading

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That WACC Impact: Abby Dowd, AmeriCorps VISTA

Abby Dowd served at Pierce College-Puyallup as the STEM Services Coordinator where she increased access to STEM education programs for disadvantaged youth and college students in Pierce County. Abby’s accomplishments include: developing the first STEM BOUND program in order to … Continue reading

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Welcome 2016-17 College Access Corps AmeriCorps Members!

The 2016-17 CAC AmeriCorps members attended orientation this week, August 17-19, at Western Washington University. The new members were trained on the ins-and-outs of being an AmeriCorps volunteer, serving disadvantaged youth, assessment (Patrick McGinty’s favorite topic), sharing their impacts through new … Continue reading

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WACC Bids Farewell to the 2015-16 VISTA Team

The WACC VISTA Team gathered in Lake Wenatchee State Park to say goodbye to the August 2015-16 team members. At the retreat, the team cooked scrumptious tacos and avocado toast together, survived a harrowing float down the lazy Wenatchee River, … Continue reading

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Welcome to new Compass 2 Campus Executive Director!

Anselmo Villanueva has been selected as executive director of the award-winning Compass 2 Campus mentoring program at Western Washington University’s Woodring College of Education. Villanueva, a career educator with more than 30 years of experience, succeeds Compass 2 Campus founder … Continue reading

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