CCMA Awards

We offer the following awards in our annual award program that aims to recognize student, faculty, administrative, and community leaders. Look for nomination forms to open in the new year, with a deadline in early June.

Recognizes and honors one faculty member in each of the three higher education sectors (public universities, community colleges, independent colleges, and universities) for excellence in the integration of service-learning into the curriculum and impact to students and the community. Applicants/nominees will be judged according to criteria expressed in the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (see attachment, Principles of Good Practice for Service-Learning Pedagogy).

Recognizes and honors a scholar for his/her outstanding research in curricular and/or co-curricular service-learning which advances the field.

Recognizes and honors a scholar for his/her outstanding research in curricular and/or co-curricular service-learning which advances the field.

Recognizes and honors one student group in each of the three higher education sectors (public universities, community colleges, independent colleges and universities). Students’ applications/nominations are reviewed for leadership in and commitment to service projects that extend beyond any co-curricular requirements or course-based service-learning. Priority is given to groups which demonstrate that their project led to long-term, sustainable, community impact.

Recognizes one outstanding campus-community partnership that produces measurable impact in both student participants and the community. Consideration will be given for demonstrated sustainability, reciprocity, and mutual collaboration.

Recognizes an individual or group who contributes to the development of civic learning and engagement according to the criteria expressed in the Michigan Journal of Community Service Goal Categories for Purposeful Civic Learning (modified by Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic). Nominees may be a faculty member who uses service-learning, a campus-community partnership, a volunteer office, or another collegiate program that yields civic outcomes.

Recognizes a leading partnership between PreK-12, higher education, and the community. This partnership addresses issues related to college, career, and civic readiness through student engagement and service-learning, thereby increasing both student success and community development.