• 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!




    2015   Miranda Chimzar, Karina Hunt, Mia Jackman, and Amber Todd
    2014   Maria Bacon
    2013   Coleton Hanson



    April Palo



    Mikayla Moffet and Adam Zagoria



    Margaret Nancarrow



    Margaret Nancarrow and April Palo



    Marni Rutman and Lacee Schrupp



    Megan Bentley



    Muath Asamarai



    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!



    Award Recipient

    2015   Marco Ocampo
    2014   Ayja Rad
    2013   Cristina Semi



    Katie Rawls and Charley Langowski



    Shane Stensland and Kaitlyn Hawkinson



    Guy Stridsigne



    Kelsey Schuder



    Megan Bentley, Kelsey Schuder



    Krystal Klein



    Krystal Klein, Tekia Powell



    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!



    Award Recipient

    2015   Carlos Sneed
    2014   Carolyn Levy
    2013   Sherrie Fernandez-Williams
    2012   Duane Cady



    Theresa M. Mason



    Melissa S. Embser-Herbert



    Vincent A. Thomas



    Walter Enloe



    Earl Schwartz & Gretchen Fogo



    Sharon Jaffe



    Rita Johnson



    Robin Magee



    Barbara Simmons



    Duane Cady



    Thelman Boeder

  • Wesley Center - Spirituality, Service, Social Justice
  • Wesley Center News

    This year, the staff of the Wesley Center for Spirituality, Service and Social Justice would like to honor Carlos Sneed with the annual Community Social Justice Award.

    The Hamline community is encouraged to donate unwanted items found during spring cleaning to the Hamline-Midway Rummage Sale hosted by the Catalyst Programs. Donation bins can be found in every residence hall and by the Anderson Center front desk from May 15 - 22.