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Service Learning Awards

The MCC Office of Experiential Learning hosts an annual awards reception to recognize outstanding community engagement work by students, faculty, and community partners. Nominations may be submitted at any time for the four student awards, four Faculty and staff awards, or Community Partner Recognitions.

MCC Award and Recognition Descriptions

Student Awards

  • MCC HEART AND SOUL SERVICE AWARD:
    Awarded to any student who has up to 25 hours of service and has made outstanding contributions through experiential learning in a course or program.
    Recipient 2018: Kelsey Rodriguez
  • MCC COMMITMENT TO SERVICE AWARD:
    Awarded to one student with over 25 hours of service and has made outstanding contributions through experiential learning in a course or program.
    Recipient 2018: Jacob Napier
  • MCC COMMITMENT TO SERVICE AND CAMPUS ENGAGEMENT:
    Awarded to one student with over 25 hours of service who has made service an integral part of their college experience through outstanding contributions in service learning, encouraged others to participate in service and supported partnerships between the campus and the community.
    Recipient 2018: Rebecca Parsell
  • MCC OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD:
    Awarded to a student who has made service an integral part of their college experience, and can demonstrate significant contribution to community. The recipient’s efforts build partnerships between their campus and communities, and recipients will demonstrate personal reflection on the impact of their engagement as well as a commitment to lifelong engagement.
    Recipient 2018: Arianna Pittenger

Faculty and Staff Awards

  • MCC CTL COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD:
    Awarded to the faculty or staff member who has contributed the most hours of service to the CTL Service Saturday program.
    Recipient 2018: Cheryl Doyle
  • COMMITMENT TO STUDENT ENGAGEMENT FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD:
    Awarded to the faculty member who has been a leader in engaging students in across disciplines in campus engagement through service learning as well as contributing to the sustainability of engagement as an institutional focus.
    Recipient 2018: Robert Pieschke and Christine Stoliecki
  • COMMITMENT TO STUDENT ENGAGEMENT FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY AWARD:
    Awarded to the faculty member who has been a leader in engaging students in cultural diversity through service learning as well as contributing to the sustainability of engagement as an institutional focus.
    Recipient 2018: Jessica Hunter
  • COMMITMENT TO STUDENT ENGAGEMENT FOR COMMUNITY OUTREACH:
    Awarded to the faculty member who has been a leader in engaging students in community outreach through service learning as well as contributing to the sustainability of engagement as an institutional focus.
    Recipient 2018: Denise Polk

Community Partner Recognition

Community Partners which are a nonprofit agencies that have actively partnered with MCC, will have the opportunity to be acknowledged and to share their contributions toward collaboration, commitment, and advocacy for service learning.
Recognitions 2018: Boys and Girls Club of Flint, Crossover Ministries, Harvest Earth Educational Farm, Motherly Intercession, Salvation Army.

Michigan Campus Compact: Awards

Student Awards

  • CAMPUS COMPACT STUDENT AWARD: COMMITMENT TO SERVICE AWARD:
    Awarded by Michigan Campus Compact to two outstanding students from each Michigan Campus Compact member campus for their commitment to service. Students are chosen specifically for the breadth or depth of their community involvement and the demonstration of meaningful reflection of those experiences.
    Recipients 2017: Stephanie Pomper and LaTeqa Mack
  • CAMPUS COMPACT STUDENT AWARD: OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD:
    Awarded by Michigan Campus Compact to a student who have made service an integral part of their college experience, and can demonstrate significant contribution to community. The recipient’s efforts build partnerships between their campus and communities, and recipients will demonstrate personal reflection on the impact of their engagement as well as a commitment to lifelong engagement.
    Recipient 2017: LaTeqa Mack
  • CAMPUS COMPACT STUDENT AWARD: NEWMAN CIVIC FELLOWSHIP:
    The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports community-committed students who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country. The fellowship, named for Campus Compact founder Frank Newman, provides training and resources that nurture students’ assets and passions to help them develop strategies to achieve social change. Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides learning opportunities focused on the skills fellows need in order to serve as effective agents of change in addressing public problems and building equitable communities.
    Recipient 2018: Arianna Pittenger Read complete news article
September 11, 2019
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