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

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...

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2014 Engagement Awards
Dr. Veronica House, University of Colorado Boulder
Saturday, March 1, 2014

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

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...

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2014 Engagement Awards
Dr. Rob Pyatt, University of Colorado Boulder
Saturday, March 1, 2014

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...

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2014 Engagement Awards
Peter Simons, Director, Institute for Ethical & Civic Engagement, University of Colorado Boulder
Saturday, March 1, 2014

The Engaged Staff Award recognizes a staff member 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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Engaged Scholarship Grant
David Meens
Sunday, September 1, 2013

Community Engagement Impact Research

Understanding the Impact of Service Learning on Students’ Long-Term Civic Dispositions and Democratic Identities

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SPOTLIGHT ON ENGAGEMENT

“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...