IMPORTANT:

 

 

THE 2020 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AWARDS EVENT IS CANCELED.

 

the community engagement Medal application period is now closed. 

 

Community Engagement Awards

 

 The Center for Internships & Community Engagement invites partner organizations, students, and CSUF personnel to nominate candidates for the Community Engagement Awards. With these honors, we are proud to recognize the outstanding examples of leadership, service, and partnership that strengthen the many bonds of engagement that the University shares with the community.

Community Engagement Medal

logo Community Engagement Medal

The CE Medal is worn at Commencement to recognize and honor graduating seniors who pursued unpaid experiential education opportunities during their academic studies at CSUF through academic internships or service-learning coursework. To be eligible, students must be able to demonstrate that they have met certain criteria (request application form for details). The information provided will be verified through CICE’s placement system.

 

MEDAL Application Resources

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT awards

Nominations are accepted from partner organizations, students, or CSUF personnel. 

FOR COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Most Committed Partner

This award recognizes an organization that has expended exceptional time, effort, and resources in providing academic internship and/or service-learning opportunities to CSUF students. It also recognizes a demonstrated willingness to collaborate with the University and respond to educational needs.

Stellar Support of Students

This award recognizes an organization that has committed to providing truly exceptional experiential learning opportunities to students through mentorship and professional development. It also acknowledges an organization that demonstrates an intentional approach to designing these opportunities to ensure quality student outcomes.

 

FOR STUDENTS

Extraordinary Acts of Service Award

This award recognizes a student who has performed exceptional act(s) of course-related service. This award recognizes students who have shown commitment above and beyond their duties to accomplish project(s) that result in tangible benefit for a community partner organization. To be eligible, students must be able to demonstrate that they have met certain criteria (request application form for details). The information provided will be verified through CICE’s placement system.

Outstanding Student Leader Award

This award recognizes a service-learning student who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in course-related service to the community. Candidates are students who have shown creativity and initiative and have taken risks to complete tasks that advance goals of the organization or agency where the service-learning takes place or have made valuable contributions that positively impact their colleagues, the organization, or the community.

Jumpstart Sashes

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Graduating students have completed two years of service with Jumpstart receive a sash to be worn at Commencement.

 

FOR CAMPUS PARTNERSHIPS

Stewards of Place

These awards honor outstanding reciprocal partnerships that respond to identified community needs, engage students in course-related service, and provide faculty with opportunities to develop the scholarship of engagement through research and/or publications.

 

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