Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award
Opens Nov 1 2019 12:00 AM (EDT)
Deadline Jan 7 2020 11:59 PM (EST)
Description

The award is named in honor of Nadinne Cruz, an innovative leader of community-based experiential learning and a pioneer of the movement for the public purposes of higher education. The Nadinne Cruz Award celebrates the ethical leadership and advocacy demonstrated by Community Engagement Professionals.

Requirements

Applicant must:

  • Be affiliated with a Campus Compact member institution 

  • Have worked in the field of higher education community engagement for a minimum of five years

  • Demonstrate a substantive body of work developed over a significant period of time. The award is not focused on the recognition of individual projects.

Selection Criteria

I. Evidence of  justice-oriented civic and community engagement work

  • Demonstrated integration and institutionalization of effective practices promoting the principles of equity, full participation, and community as co-educator

  • Evidenced by any of a variety of artifacts, including works of scholarship, documentation of community collaborations, documentation of projects engaging and partnering with faculty, and documentation of programs that engage students

II. Evidence of community collaboration and change

  • Demonstrated commitment to the development of sustainable, effective, ethical partnerships promoting transformative change that advances greater and more equitable participation in the political, economic, social, or cultural dimensions of community and public life 

  • Evidenced by any of the following:

    • Ongoing work with community members to design, implement, and improve engagement initiatives

    • Recognition of partners as co-educators

    • Evaluation results of programs or projects that show benefits for both communities and students

    • Support for multifaceted partnerships focused on public issues

    • Participation in or facilitation of research-based collaborations

    • Participation in scholarship engaging with partners in answering community-driven questions.

III. Evidence of impact on the larger movement for ethical and effective higher education community engagement

  • Demonstrated leadership in developing a campus culture of ethical and effective community engagement through programs, practices, or policies whose cumulative impact has improved the field of community engagement (locally, regionally, nationally or internationally)

  • Evidenced by the nominee's contributions to the adoption of ethical and effective practices across or beyond an individual campus




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Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award


The award is named in honor of Nadinne Cruz, an innovative leader of community-based experiential learning and a pioneer of the movement for the public purposes of higher education. The Nadinne Cruz Award celebrates the ethical leadership and advocacy demonstrated by Community Engagement Professionals.

Requirements

Applicant must:

  • Be affiliated with a Campus Compact member institution 

  • Have worked in the field of higher education community engagement for a minimum of five years

  • Demonstrate a substantive body of work developed over a significant period of time. The award is not focused on the recognition of individual projects.

Selection Criteria

I. Evidence of  justice-oriented civic and community engagement work

  • Demonstrated integration and institutionalization of effective practices promoting the principles of equity, full participation, and community as co-educator

  • Evidenced by any of a variety of artifacts, including works of scholarship, documentation of community collaborations, documentation of projects engaging and partnering with faculty, and documentation of programs that engage students

II. Evidence of community collaboration and change

  • Demonstrated commitment to the development of sustainable, effective, ethical partnerships promoting transformative change that advances greater and more equitable participation in the political, economic, social, or cultural dimensions of community and public life 

  • Evidenced by any of the following:

    • Ongoing work with community members to design, implement, and improve engagement initiatives

    • Recognition of partners as co-educators

    • Evaluation results of programs or projects that show benefits for both communities and students

    • Support for multifaceted partnerships focused on public issues

    • Participation in or facilitation of research-based collaborations

    • Participation in scholarship engaging with partners in answering community-driven questions.

III. Evidence of impact on the larger movement for ethical and effective higher education community engagement

  • Demonstrated leadership in developing a campus culture of ethical and effective community engagement through programs, practices, or policies whose cumulative impact has improved the field of community engagement (locally, regionally, nationally or internationally)

  • Evidenced by the nominee's contributions to the adoption of ethical and effective practices across or beyond an individual campus




Apply
Opens
Nov 1 2019 12:00 AM (EDT)
Deadline
Jan 7 2020 11:59 PM (EST)