Awards

Campus Compact of the Mountain West is proud of the innovative and effective engagement work happening on all of our member campuses in the region. CCMW awards, recognition, grants, and scholarships showcase some of the powerful student and community impacts created by faculty, students, and institutions alike.

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Mountain West Engagement Awards
Program for Writing & Rhetoric, University of Colorado Boulder
Thursday, October 20, 2016

The Engaged Department Award recognizes one academic department or program at a CCMW member institution for its exemplary commitment to advancing the civic purposes of higher education through a coordinated effort.

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Mountain West Engagement Awards
Gretchen Wheeler, Casper College
Thursday, October 20, 2016

The Engaged Professional Award recognizes a professional at a CCMW member institution who has personally advanced the meaningful integration of community engagement in into campus culture, who actively fosters reciprocal campus and community...

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Mountain West Engagement Awards
Dr. James P. Walsh, University of Colorado Denver
Thursday, October 20, 2016

The Engaged Scholarship Award recognizes a faculty member at a CCMW member institution whose scholarship illustrates clear goals for academic and community change, adequate preparation in the content area and in the community, methodological...

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Mountain West Engagement Awards
Deitra Sandy, Red Rocks Community College
Monday, September 26, 2016

The Engaged Student Award recognizes one outstanding student from a CCMW member institution whose service has effectively contributed to their educational experience and made a tangible, positive difference in the community.

Ms....

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Campus Compact
Anne DePrince
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Dr. Anne DePrince, professor of psychology and director of the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning and the University of Denver, is the recipient of the 2015 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award. The award is bestowed...

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Newman Civic Fellow Award
Emily Thomas
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Emily Thomas is the Newman Civic Fellow Award recipient from the University of Denver. Emily is a talented scholar who applies her academic learning to her passion for creating sustainable community change. This passion for social justice and...

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