Maryland-DC Campus Compact 2013 Awards

The Maryland-DC Campus Compact annually recognizes excellence in leadership of civic engagement and service-learning in order to cultivate a culture of engagement throughout our region.

The Alan G. Penczek Service-Learning Faculty Award

Recognizes and honors one faculty member in each of the three higher education sectors (state universities, community colleges, independent colleges and universities) for contributing to the integration of service-learning into the curriculum, according to criteria expressed in the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning.

Award Recipients

  • Dr. Sheryl B. Cooper, Towson University
  • Prof. Sarah Menke-Fish, American University

The Community Partnership Award

Recognizes and honors one outstanding campus-community partnership that produces measurable improvements in people’s lives while enhancing higher education in the process. This award honors one partnership that has successfully demonstrated a commitment between higher education and the community, resulting in a tangible community impact.

Award Recipients

  • Ms. Beth Bair, Frostburg State University

The Institutional Leadership Award

Recognizes and honors one outstanding individual for significant contributions to the institutionalization of community engagement, by inspiring a vision for service on the campus, including involving faculty, students, and campus-community partnerships.

Award Recipients

  • Dr. Robin Crews, Loyola University Maryland
  • Dr. Deb Moriarty, Towson University

The Civic Engagement Award

Recognizes and honors work, participation, and innovative ideas that contribute to the development of civic learning and engagement according to the criteria expressed in the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning Goal Categories for Purposeful Civic Learning, and expanded by Maryland-DC Campus Compact. Recipients may be a service-learning faculty member, campus-community partnership, volunteer office, or another collegiate program that yields civic outcomes.

Award Recipients

  • Ms. Melissa Lees, Notre Dame of Maryland University

The Excellence in Service Student Group Award

acknowledges three student groups (state universities, community colleges, independent colleges and universities) for their commitment and involvement in service projects that extend beyond any co-curricular requirements or service-learning courses, leading to long-term, sustainable, community impact.

Award Recipients

Early Childhood Education Club
  • Ms. Carole Williamson, Carroll Community College
Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service
  • Ms. Elizabeth Gromet, Georgetown University
Towson University Urban Farm
  • Ms. Pamela Hargest & Mr. Dylan Moran, Towson University

For more information about the 2013 Presidents’ Institute
please email or call 301.696.3280.