Campus Champions of Change

University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Initiative is a unique and cutting edge sustainability program that transforms grass lawns on the campus into diverse, edible, low-maintenance, and easily replicable gardens.


Brown University

Provides weekly shares of local, sustainable, delicious produce, bread, and dairy to Brown University staff, faculty, and students. This program originated as a means of addressing the problem that students and staff at Brown have limited access to local food from the bountiful agricultural region of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.


Volunteer Action Center University of Arkansas

Launched a student food pantry in February 2010 to serve the needs of students on and off campus who are in personal crisis and do not have the financial resources to meet all of their nutritional needs.


University of Missouri

To expose the youth of the Columbia area to new and exciting career and extracurricular activities. Since that time Dream Outside the Box has provided innumerable areas of interaction for the children to engage in.


Grinnell College

Campus community could sustainably contribute to world development through micro financing small entrepreneurial loans.


Princeton University

Realizing that young people had never been seriously and systematically involved with education reform, Bellinger and Morin founded Students for Education Reform, a nonprofit organization that supports student groups on 60 college campuses across the country and provides students a voice in the policy making process.


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One thought on “Campus Champions of Change

  1. Does anybody know of activities on our local campuses to help “our country out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world” and inspire “Americans of all ages to get involved in their communities” ?
    Our local colleges are Spokane Community College, Spokane Falls Community College, Eastern Washington University, Washington State University, Whitworth University and Gonzaga University.


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