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Scholarship in Action Award

Scholarship in Action Award

The Scholarship in Action Award recognizes a faculty member at a CCMW member institution whose employment of service learning pedagogy concretely impacts students’ comprehension of course material, enhances students’ awareness and understanding of current social issues, and addresses a pressing, community-identified need or challenge.

2014 Engagement Awards
Dr. Rob Pyatt, University of Colorado Boulder
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...