• Awards and Honors

    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.

    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.

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

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    Newman Civic Fellows Awards

    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. 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.

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    Outstanding Service Award

    Each year the Wesley Center recognizes student leaders and student workers who have given exceptional service across our programs over several years, demonstrating their commitment to the common good, growth as whole persons, compassionate reflection, and courageous action.

    President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

    Hamline University has been recognized by the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014, and 2015. In 2014 and 2015, Hamline was the only Minnesota college or university to be named to the Honor Roll in all four categories, including Distinction in Interfaith Community Service. The Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment in service-learning and volunteering.

    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.

    Wesley Champion Award

    Each year, the Wesley Center staff recognizes a faculty member, staff member, or administrative leader who consistently collaborates and supports the programming and initiatives of the Wesley Center as we work together for students' leadership, scholarship, and service both on campus and in the community.