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
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
- Frequently Asked Questions: see CE Medal Application FAQs
- Unacceptable Courses for CE Medal
- Sample Application: CAS
- Sample Application: CTVA
- Sample Application: HESC/PUBH
- Sample Application: HUSR
- Sample Application: PSYC
- sample: 30 extra hours
- sample: Proof of Hours - completed (site supervisor)
- sample: Proof of Hours - signed timesheet
- sample: Proof of Hours - in process
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.
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.
Graduating students have completed two years of service during the last four years as AmeriCorps Members 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.
- Community Engagement Medal 2020 Application
- Community Engagement Medal 2020 FAQs
- Community Engagement Award - Student Nomination Form
- Community Engagement Award - Community Partner Nomination Form
MEDAL APPLICATION RESOURCES
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