The Community Engagement Medallion was established to honor graduates who have excelled in their commitment to the community through activities such as service learning, volunteerism, community/social issue advocacy, community work-study, and political engagement. All applications are due March 12th.
Applicants for the Community Engagement Medallion are undergraduate, graduate and professional students who will receive their respective degrees from May 2021 - December 2021.
Important Note: To be fully considered, all materials must be completed & submitted no later than 5pm on March 19th. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A committee comprised of faculty, staff and community partners will review and score applications. Applications should reflect a breadth (variety) and depth (quality) of experience in several different community/civic engagement experiences. To be considered, all applicants:
All information collected in the application will be shared with the selection committee on March 21st for review.
Applicants will be notified of their selection for this award on April 2nd, 2021. Recipients will receive a medallion and a certificate recognizing their accomplishments. Recipients are expected to attend the Seeds of Change award ceremony held annually at the end of the spring semester by Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL).
This years Seeds of Change Nominees & Awardees Social Media Spotlight Campaign from April 19th through 23rd, 2021. Family and friends of awardees are welcome to attend the ceremony. Recipients are also encouraged to wear the medallion at their school’s commencement ceremonies. For more information about this year's event, please visit the Seed of Change event page.