Deadline to submit a nomination is April 7th
The WVU Center for Service and Learning welcomes nominations for the Excellence in Civic Engagement Awards for the 2016-2017 academic year. Eligible award recipients include WVU students, student organizations, faculty/staff members, or campus/community partners who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to civic engagement.
Activities may involve: service-learning, community problem solving, leadership, good citizenship, activism/advocacy, philanthropy or volunteerism. Visit https://tinyurl.com/2017WVUEngAwards to make a nomination. Multiple nominations are accepted as well as self-nominations. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, April 7th.
Recipients will be recognized during the 11th annual Week of Engagement, which takes place April 22-29, 2017.
For more information, contact the CS&L at 304-293-8761 or email@example.com.
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