CCMA Awards

Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic actively seeks to recognize excellent service-learning and civic engagement work in our region. Through the annual CCMA Awards program, we aim to recognize student, faculty, administrative, and community leaders. Our nomination period is currently open, with a submission deadline of June 7, 2019.

CCMA Award nominations are now open!

Download the nomination form below to fill out and return to CCMA, or browse the award descriptions below the forms.

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 the “Principles of Good Practice for Service-Learning Pedagogy” contained in the full application packet).

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.

The Institutional Leadership Award recognizes and honors one individual for outstanding contributions to the institutionalization of community engagement, by inspiring a culture of service/civic and community engagement on the campus and involving community voice in the development of partnerships and the campus. This award honors a person who has contributed to the overall success of campus-community collaboration and advanced community engagement at their university.

The Engaged Campus Award will recognize institutions of higher education for exemplary demonstration of being an engaged campus and fulfilling the public purposes of higher education. Applicants will be judged according to criteria expressed in Dr. Andrew Furco’s Self-Assessment Rubric for Institutionalization of Service-Learning.

This award recognizes an individual who has contributed substantially to the development of civic and community engagement in the Maryland-DC-Delaware region. Nominees may be public servants, non-profit, or other community leaders who have helped to create a culture of community-engagement and improved community life within the Maryland-DC-Delaware region (or beyond).

The Engaged Leader Award recognizes and honors an individual for his or her lifetime contributions as a systemic-change agent. This individual has helped to shape policy to advance communities, ultimately elevating the quality of collective life throughout the Maryland-DC-Delaware region and beyond.

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.