University Service Center
Distinguished Service Learning Award
Eligibility for nomination of the Distinguished Service Learning Award will be determined according to the following definition of Service Learning:
Service Learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.
|Who is Eligible for this Award?||
|Who Can Make a Nomination for this Award?||
Any students, faculty members, administrators or staff members
|What Does the Recipient(s) Receive?||One student and one faculty member, each year, will be presented a framed certificate during an award reception (accompanied by a cash award)|
|How Can I Nominate a Student or a Faculty Member?||NOMINATION FORM: Distinguished Service Learning Award|
|When Should I Nominate Someone for the Award?||Nominees will have until April 25th to accept the nomination and submit their form (along with any supporting documents) to the review committee. All letters of recommendation will be due by this date as well. Nominations will be solicited beginning April 7, 2021.|
|What Should be Included in the Nominee's Packet?||Distinguished Service Learning Award Submission|
Rules and Regulations
There is a Service Awards Subcommittee that will be responsible for reviewing the nomination packets and making a decision on the faculty recipient and the student recipient each year.
A member of the committee may be nominated for this award, but will be excused from the decision making process for that year and a temporary replacement will join the committee in place of the nominee.
Members of the Service Committee may make nominations for the award unless they chair the committee, act as ex-officio for the committee, or serve on the Awards Sub-committee.
Members of the Service Committee may write a recommendation letter for a nominee unless they chair the committee, act as ex-officio for the committee, or serve on the Awards Sub-committee.
All nominations will be considered, whether or not the nominee has submitted a form.
The final decision will be submitted to the Office of the Provost for final approval.