College of Education and Human Development (Twin Cities)
Community Outreach and Engagement Award (February 2013) — Twin Cities - Sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development, this award recognizes civil service, bargaining unit, P&A, and administrative staff who have been involved in public service and who have encouraged and emphasized civic engagement as a permanent priority of the college. Deadline mid-February.
Multicultural Recognition Award—(February 2013) - Twin Cities - Sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development, this award recognizes significant professional or co-curricular contributions to the promotion of multicultural relations and perspectives. Deadline mid-May.
Collaborator of the Year—(Twin Cities) Sponsored by Hennepin University Partnership.
Award for Global Engagement (April 30, 2013) —Sponsored by the Office of International Programs, this award recognizes faculty and staff for outstanding contributions to global education and international programs at the University or in their field or discipline. Deadline end of April.
Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award (March 2013)—Sponsored by the Office for Equity and Diversity, current students, staff, or faculty who, through their principles and practices, exemplify Dr. Josie Johnson’s standard of excellence in creating respectful and inclusive living, learning, and working environments. Deadline Spring.
Outstanding Community Service Awards (April 5, 2013) —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 April.
President's Community-Engaged Scholar Award (March 25, 2013) --Awarded through the Office for Public Engagement and the the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs, this award recognizes one faculty or P&A individual annually for exemplary engaged scholarship in his/her field of inquiry. The faculty or P&A award recipients have demonstrated a lonstanding academic career that embodies the University of Minnesot's definiton of public engagement.
Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents' Civic Engagement Steward Award (March 1, 2013)—Sponsored by Minnesota Campus Compact, this award recognized faculty, administration, staff, or groups that have significantly advanced their campus’ distinctive civic mission by forming strong partnerships, supporting others’ civic engagement, and working to institutionalize a culture and practice of engagement. Deadline mid-March.
MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship (January 18, 2013) - As a member of the Talloires Network, the University of Minnesota is invited to submit up to 2 nominations to be considered for this award. The MacJannet Prize was established in order to: recognize and encourage exceptional student community engagement and community service, financially support the ongoing work of university-based civic initiatives, elevate innovate civic engagement program models and disseminate information regarding the programs as examples of promising practices, strengthen public support for the global civic engagement movement in higher education, and to elevate the civic engagement of universities around the world.
The Office for Public Engagement is conducting an internal application process to determine the nominations that will present the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities in the award process. The Office for Public Engagement would like to invite university units who would like to be considered to submit applications. Nomination guidelines and forms are available at the Talloires Network website. Please submit a complete nomination form to email@example.com. U of M - Twin Cities finalists will advance to the international competition. Please notify our office of your intent to apply as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Society for Experiential Education—Sponsored by the National Society for Experiential Education, this award recognized individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to NSEE and to the field of experiential education. There are eight different award categories. Deadline June.
Alex Dickson Servant Leader Award (October 19, 2012) —Sponsored by the National Youth Leadership Council, this award recognizes leaders who have inspired the service-learning field, have had a positive impact on the lives of young people, and who have motivated others to take up the banner of service.