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 16th.
Applicants for the Community Engagement Medallion are undergraduate, graduate and professional students who will receive their respective degrees from May 2020 - December 2020.
Important Note: To be fully considered, all materials must be completed & submitted no later than 5pm on March 20th. 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 23rd for review.
Applicants will be notified of their selection for this award the week of March 30th 2020. 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 award ceremony will take place on Tuesday, April 21st from 1-3pm in The HUB Ballroom. 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.