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Engaged Campus Award

Engaged Campus Award

The Engaged Campus Award recognizes colleges and universities that meaningfully integrate community engagement in teaching and research, develop reciprocal campus and community partnerships, actively promote student civic learning, and increase the visibility and legitimacy of community engaged work in higher education.

2014 Engagement Awards
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Saturday, March 1, 2014


This isn’t a story about war, about the wounds—both visible and invisible—that soldiers are left to carry after war, or the trauma that goes hand in hand with being a soldier.  You won’t find details of battle or unsettling imagery in this tale.  This story is about strength and determination beyond the experience of war; this story embodies the power of self-identity as a veteran.  It’s a story of integrating the person that you once were with the person you are now...