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
This award honors a faculty member for providing outstanding community engagement opportunities to students through teaching academic internship or service-learning courses and securing high quality placement sites that positively benefits students and the community.
This award honors reciprocal partnerships that engage students and faculty with off-campus partners to address community needs.
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.
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.
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.
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. Sashes were conferred to 9 graduating students in 2017.
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. Medals were awarded to 279 graduating students in 2017.
Photos from the 2017 Community Engagement Awards ceremony are viewable on the 2017 Community Engagement Awards page on our Facebook site (without having to log in). To download: select the image, right-click and select "Save As…" and choose a location on your computer.