Community Engagement Awards
The annual Community Engagement Awards honor students, faculty and community partners whose leadership, service, and partnership strengthen the bonds of engagement that connect the University and the community. We gratefully acknowledge the faculty and community partners who are dedicated to creating experiential educational opportunities for our students and to inspiring their service to the community.
STEWARDS OF PLACE
These awards honors reciprocal partnerships that engage students and faculty with off-campus partners to address community needs.
Outstanding Student Leader
Gloria Gallardo '16,
Biological Science / Health Science
This award honors a student for leadership qualities that demonstrate creativity, initiative, or risk-taking; and course-related work that has positively impacted the student's colleagues, the organization or the community.
Extraordinary Acts of Service
Amanda Humber '16,
This award honors a student or students who have taken initiative and shown outstanding commitment and follow-through with course-related service projects; and whose actions have benefited the organization and community.
Stellar Student Support
COPE Health Scholars Program
This award honors an organization that has guided and/or mentored students, and has gone beyond its duties as a host site for experiential learning.
Most Committed Partner
Girls Inc. of Orange County
This award honors a partner that has contributed time, effort and/or resources to participate in CICE programs and fulfill its responsibilities as a host site.
GRADUATING STUDENT AWARDS
Graduating students have completed two years of service during the last four years as Jumpstart AmeriCorps Members receive a sash to be worn at Commencement.
Karen Cheung, CHAD
Amanda Humber, HCOM
Saira Jaffry, LBST
Vidalia Mena, CHAD
Edward Molina, CHAD
Lizeth Perez, CHAD
Casondra Ybarra, CHAD
Sharon Winston, HESC
Community Engagement Medal
Graduating Baccalaureate and Masters students who elect to complete academic internships or service-learning in excess of departmental requirements may be eligible for the Community Engagement Medal worn at Commencement. There were 242 recipients of the Community Engagement Medal in 2016.
Photos from the 2016 Community Engagement Awards ceremony
can be viewed at the 2016 Community Engagement Awards page on our Facebook site (without having to log in).