Community Partner Awards

College

School of Public Health (Twin Cities)

Community Stars Award—(Twin Cities) Sponsored by the School for Public Health, this award recognizes individuals from the public health community who have gone above and beyond to assist students and/or faculty. 

Community Partner Agency Award—(Twin Cities) Sponsored by the School for Public Health, this award recognizes exemplary community agencies nominated by SPH faculty and staff.

Community Organization Award—(Twin Cities) Sponsored by the School for Public Health, this award recognizes exemplary community organizations nominated by SPH faculty and staff.

Global Partner Award—(Twin Cities) Sponsored by the School for Public Health, this award recognizes exemplary global community organizations or agencies nominated by SPH faculty and staff.

 

Systemwide

Outstanding Community Service Awards—Awarded through the Office for Public Engagement, this award is open to students, staff, faculty, and community partners who have made an extraordinary, significant contribution to the betterment of society through his/her research, academic studies, and/or public service. Deadline February.

 

State

Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents' Community Partner Award—Sponsored by Minnesota Campus Compact, this award is for a community-based organization that has enhanced the quality of life in the community in meaningful and measurable ways and has engaged in the development of sustained, reciprocal partnerships with the college or university, thus enriching educational as well as community outcomes. Deadline February.

 

National

Alec Dickson Servant Leader Award—Sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, this award recognizes exemplary leaders who have inspired the service-learning field, positively impacting the lives of young people, and motivating others to take up the banner of service.  Deadline November.

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Community-Engaged Research Team Recognition—Awarded by the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE), this award acknowledges and celebrates the scholary contributions of teams, in which community members are co-reseachers with scholars in educational institutions, that both demonstrate the potential impact on service-learning and community engagement—inlcuding on the study of it, the practice of it, and/or the cultures and systems within which it is undertaken—and model a high standard of reciprocity in the inquiry process and in the implementation of the partnership.  Deadline June.

National Society for Experiential Education Experiential Education Rising Leader Award—This award recognizes an individual who has joined NSEE within the past five years and is already making outstanding contributions to the field.  Deadline June.

National Society for Experiential Education Outstanding Experiential Education Program Award—This award recognizes outstanding K-12 or higher education institutions that have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to experiential education in their classrooms or on their campuses.  Deadline June.

National Society for Experiential Education Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education:  Community-Based Organization Award—This award recognizes a community-based organization or nonprofit that has made outstanding contributions to the field.  Deadline June.

National Society for Experiential Education Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education:  Corporate or Foundation Award—This award recognizes a business or corporation that has demonstrated outstanding support of experiential education through its financial or volunteer commitment to the field.  Deadline June.

National Society for Experiential Education Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education:  K-12 Award—This award recognizes a K-12 teacher, principal, or superintendent who has demonstrated innovative uses of experiential learning in their classroom and/or in their school system.  Deadline June.

 

International

MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship—Sponsored by the Talloires Network and the MacJannet Foundation, this award recognizes exceptional student community engagement initiatives at Talloires Network member universities and contributions financially to their ongoing public service efforts.  As a member of the Talloires Network, the University of Minnesota is invited to submit up to two nominations to be considered for this award. The Office for Public Engagement facilitates the selection process for the university.  Deadline January.