Announcing the 2020 Impact Award Recipients

January 30, 2020

Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education, announces the 2020 recipients of three Campus Compact Impact Awards: the Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award, the Richard Guarasci Award for Institutional Transformation, and the Eduardo J. Padrón Award for Institutional Transformation. These awards recognize the outstanding work of individuals and institutions in pursuit of the public purposes of higher education. To read a full press release, please go to the Campus Compact site.

Recipients:

2020 Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award

  • Debra Gibe, Mott Community College in Flint Michigan
  • Chris Nayve, University of San Diego
  • Cynthia Orellana, University of Massachusetts Boston

2020 Richard Guarasci Award for Institutional Transformation

  • Augsburg University (MN)
  • Bard College (NY)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (CO)
  • Seattle University (WA)

2020 Eduardo J. Padrón Award for Institutional Transformation

  • Raritan Valley Community College (NJ)
  • Seattle Central College (WA)

The Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award celebrates the ethical leadership and advocacy demonstrated by Community Engagement Professionals.

The Richard Guarasci Award for Institutional Transformation and the Eduardo J. Padrón Award for Institutional Transformation recognize 4-year institutions and community colleges, respectively, that have successfully implemented institution-wide efforts to address issues of public concern by aligning teaching, research, practice, and values in service of the common good.

The recipients will be honored at the Impact Awards Celebration during the Compact20 Conference in Seattle, along with the winners of the 2019 Lynton and Ehrlich Awards. Learn more about all the awards at org/impact-awards.