Celebration of Community in Education

Let’ s Celebrate!

Join us for our 2024 Engage Upstate – Celebration of Community in Education. Thursday, April 4 from 3:00-5:00 in the Smith Boardroom of the Health Education Complex.

BUT FIRST, we need applications & nominations.

Please apply for one or more awards for yourself!

Nominate a colleague, student, &/or community partner. 

Changes for this year:

  • Event name: “Celebration of Community in Education”
  • Community Partner Awards for each academic college
  • Staff Senate Community Partner Award
  • Community Engaged Research or Creative Project – now open to any University employee

Deadline Thursday, February 15:

  • Faculty/Staff Applications
    (Nominate a colleague NOW & we’ll invite them to apply!)
    • $100 – Volunteerism for staff & faculty  
    • $250 – Adjunct’s Excellence in Community Engaged Education
    • $500 – Faculty Excellence in Community Engaged Education 
    • $500 – Excellence in Community Engaged Research or Creative Project
                  (available to any full-time employee of the University)
  • Nominations for Students
    (Students will be invited to apply by 2/28)
    • $100 – Excellence in Community Engaged Education Leadership (underclassman, upper classman, & graduate)
    • $200 – Student Excellence in Community Engaged Research or Creative Project
  • Community Partner Nominations
    (Your nomination is their application)
    • $100 – Staff Senate, CAHSS, COEHPH, CST, JCBE, & MBSON¬†
    • $250 – University Community Partner of the Year

Engage Upstate (AKA Office of Service-Learning and Community Engagement) is excited to recognize the outstanding service of our students, adjuncts, staff, and faculty with the support of CAIFS and the Provost’s office.

Please direct questions to DMarlow@uscupstate.edu