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  • 2014 Newman Civic Fellow and Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents' Awards Nomination Form

    Please use the following form to make your nomination(s) for the Hamline University recipients of the 2014 Newman Civic Fellow and 2014 Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Awards. All nominees must be affiliated with Hamline University as students, staff, faculty, or community partners. 

                            Click here to access the nomination form for both awards.

    Deadline for nominations: Thursday, February 27th, 2014
    If making multiple nominations, please fill out a separate form for each nominee.

    About the Awards:

    The 2014 Newman Civic Fellow Award

    "Newman Civic Fellows Awards are intended to honor the leadership legacy of Frank Newman by prioritizing recognition for student leaders who:

    • Go beyond direct service to seek long-term solutions for social issues. 
    • Inspire and engage others.  
    • Demonstrate the motivation and potential for effective and long-term civic engagement."  

    Eligibility: Sophomore and junior undergraduate students are eligible for nomination. Exceptional graduate students will also be considered.

    For more information about the Newman Civic Fellows Award, please visit the national

    Campus Compact website.

    The 2014 Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Awards 

    The Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Awards provide an opportunity to give statewide recognition to effective leaders in the development of campus-community partnerships.

    1. The Presidents’ Student Leadership Award recognizes “an individual [graduate or undergraduate] student or a [graduate or undergraduate] student organization that models a deep commitment to civic responsibility and leadership, evidenced by initiative, innovative and collaborative approaches to addressing public issues, effective community building, and integration of civic engagement into the college experience.”  

    2. The Presidents’ Civic Engagement Steward Award recognizes “a member of the faculty, administration, or staff or for a group (e.g., advisory committee, task force, project team) that has significantly advanced their campus’ distinctive civic mission by forming strong partnerships, supporting others’ civic engagement, and working to institutionalize a culture and practice of engagement.” 

    3. The Presidents’ Community Partner Award recognizes “a community-based organization that has enhanced the quality of life in the community in meaningful and measurable ways and has engaged in the development of sustained, reciprocal partnerships with the college or university, thus enriching educational as well as community outcomes.”

    For more information about the Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents' Awards, please visit the Minnesota Campus Compact website

    Nomination Committee:

    A nomination committee will meet shortly after the nomination period closes to select and advance a shortlist of Hamline University nominees to the President’s Office. President Hanson will ultimately decide the honorees of each award. Honorees will be recognized at a special awards ceremony and luncheon during Minnesota Campus Compact’s Annual Summit and Awards Ceremony on April 16, 2014 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. If you would like more information about the awards or you would like to register for the Minnesota Campus Compact Annual Summit please visit the Minnesota Campus Compact website 

    If you would like to serve on the nomination committee or have any questions about the nomination process, please contact Maggie Blackmon, Coordinator of Community Service Initiatives, via email or via phone at 651-523-2483.



    Awards and Honors

    President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

    Honor Roll 2

    Hamline University has been recognized by the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011.  We received the award with distinction in 2007 and 2008. Programs of note include The Wesley Center's Catalyst Programs, Civic Engagement and Service-Learning, the Hancock-Hamline Collaboration, the McVay Youth Partnership, the School of Education programs Each One Teach One and pro-bono work by Hamline University Law school students.

    The Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment in service-learning and volunteering.

    The Honor Roll is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, and is sponsored by the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation, the U.S. Departments of Education and Housing and Urban Development.

    Samuel Louis Parish Award

    Established by Irene Parish (Mrs. William) Scarborough, Class of 1931, in memory of her father Rev. Dr. Samuel Parish, Class of 1906.  Dr. Parish was a United Methodist minister in Minnesota, a Hamline trustee, and received an M.A. and honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Hamline.  It is awarded to the student who has contributed most effectively during the year in the area of religious leadership on campus.

    Nominate here!

    Year   Recipient
    2011   April Palo
    2010   Mikayla Moffet and Adam Zagoria
    2009   Margaret Nancarrow
    2008   Margaret Nancarrow and April Palo
    2007   Marni Rutman and Lacee Schrupp
    2005   Megan Bentley
    2004   Muath Asamarai
    2003   Sambath Ouk

    Alison M. Durfey Memorial Scholarship

    Established in 1999 with an initial gift by Judith Durfey, who is the mother of the late Alison M. Durfey '91 who with her friend Christopher Alexander '91 was killed by a drunken driver the summer after graduation.  The Fund recognizes a student in the College who has been involved in community service.  Preference shall be given to the student who best exemplifies Alison Durfey's interest in alleviating hunger and homelessness.

    Nominate here!

    Year   Award Recipient 
    2011   Katie Rawls and Charley Langowski
    2010   Shane Stensland and Kaitlyn Hawkinson
    2009   Guy Stridsigne
    2008   Kelsey Schuder
    2007   Megan Bentley, Kelsey Schuder
    2005   Krystal Klein
    2004   Krystal Klein, Tekia Powell
    2003   Katherine Mary Anderson

    Hamline University Community Social Justice Award

    This award was established in honor of Professor Emeritus Donald P. Irish to recognize Hamline University faculty and staff for their work on behalf of human rights, social justice and peace.

    Nominate here!

    Year   Award Recipient 
    2007   Theresa M. Mason
    2006   Melissa S. Embser-Herbert
    2005   Vincent A. Thomas
    2004   Walter Enloe
    2003   Earl Schwartz & Gretchen Fogo
    2002   Sharon Jaffe
    2001   Rita Johnson
    2000   Robin Magee
    1999   Barbara Simmons
    1998   Duane Cady
    1997   Thelman Boeder


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