Civic Engagement Professional of the Year Award
Call for Nominations
Deadline: January 10, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Civic Engagement Professional of the Year Award.  This award recognizes professionals on North Carolina Campus Compact member campuses that have worked towards the institutionalization of service, created and strived towards a vision for community engagement on their campus, supported faculty and students in their engagement, and formed innovative campus-community partnerships. The 2014 award will be presented during the PACE Conference, February 5, 2014.

Categories

Candidates may be nominated in two categories:

◊ Emerging Leader – Individual in the civic engagement field for 4 years or less
◊ Sustainer – Individual in the civic engagement field for 5 or more years

Eligibility

Nominees must be full-time staff members at a North Carolina Campus Compact member campus.

Nomination Process

  1. Submit the Online Nomination Form
  2. Send to NC Campus Compact the following:
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae of nominee (Limit 3 pages)
  • Letter of nomination from a faculty member or administrator  (Limit 2 pages)
  • Letter of nomination from a student or community partner  (Limit 2 pages)  

Letters should address the following criteria:

  • In what capacity do you know the nominee?
  • Why does this person deserve this award?
  • How has he/she worked towards the institutionalization of service-learning, community service, and/or civic engagement?
  • How has he/she served as a steward/advocate for service, service-learning and civic engagement on their campus?
  • Describe the nominees role in any of the following:
    ◊ Fostering innovative campus-community partnerships
    ◊ Supporting faculty and students involved in service, service-learning and civic engagement
    ◊ Commitment to student voice and student development
    ◊ Building strategic institutional partnerships to create an engaged campus
    ◊ Furthering the campuses' vision for community engagement

[OPTIONAL] Up to 10 pages of supplementary materials may be submitted along with the nomination, including letters, testimonials, news clippings, summary of program impact (qualitative or quantitative data) pamphlets, etc.  Anything over 10 pages will not be submitted to the reviewers.  Do not submit audio or videotapes, display materials, films, scrapbooks, as they will not be considered.  Accompanying materials must be no larger than 8.5” by 11”.  All submitted materials become the property of North Carolina Campus Compact and will not be returned.

Nominations must be received no later than 5pm on January 10, 2014.

Send a hard copy of nominations and supporting materials via one of the methods below.

Mail:
North Carolina Campus Compact
ATTN: Leslie Garvin
2257 Campus Box
Elon, NC  27244

Fax:
336-278-2834

Email (please scan letters so original signatures are visible)
lgarvin@elon.edu

Please note that the winner will be required to send a photo (headshot) for inclusion in the conference program.

Questions?

Contact Leslie Garvin at lgarvin@elon.edu  or (336) 278-7278.