Campus Award for Excellence in Public Engagement

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Calling all faculty members, instructors, academic professionals, graduate and undergraduate students and teams who have demonstrated significant contributions to the world, nation, state or community through distinguished university public engagement during the past year.

Nominations are being accepted for 2015-2016 Campus Award for Excellence in Public Engagement. CAEPE Guidelines are available and nominations are due FEBRUARY 24, 2016

University public engagement is defined as organized and sustained activity beyond the campus and into local, state, national or international public arenas. For purposes of these awards, distinguished public engagement is sustained and direct extension of an individual’s disciplinary or technical expertise to the public or non-profit sector

Each individual faculty member and academic professional award winner will receive a $1500 cash award and a $1500 permanent salary increase. Up to three awards will be made, with at least one being in the academic professionalcategory. In the student category, up to two $1500 cash awards will be given to undergraduate, professional or graduate students to be used for professional development and to support other educational activities. One Team CAEPE Award will be made to recognize outstanding contributions uniquely accomplished through a team effort. The award includes a $5,000 contribution to the sponsoring unit intended to support or enhance the project for which recognition is bestowed.