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Excellence in AmeriCorps Service Award

Excellence in AmeriCorps Service Award

The Excellence in AmeriCorps Service Award recognizes an AmeriCorps Member at a CCMW member institution who demonstrates exemplary campus and community leadership and compelling personal, professional, and academic growth as a result of her or his AmeriCorps service.

2014 Engagement Awards
Jennifer Paz, M.Ed., M.A., University of Denver
Saturday, March 1, 2014


“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
----Viktor Frankl

From the podium situated at the front of the room to the tables set up in uniform rows to the individuals sitting in identical chairs, speckled throughout, this classroom could be any college classroom across the country.  The stories that emanated from this little, plain room...