Florida Campus Compact 2015 Award Winners and Finalists Announced

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2015 Florida Campus Compact Award Winners and Finalists Announced

Winners to be honored at The Florida Campus Compact Awards Gala in Boca Raton on November 5, 2015

 

TALLAHASSEE, FL September 17, 2015- The 2015 winners and finalists of the prestigious Florida Campus Compact Awards have been announced.

Winning individuals and institutions, selected from entries from across the state, will be recognized at the Florida Campus Compact Awards Gala to be held November 5, 2015 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.

The winners are:

 

AmeriCorps VISTA Member Recognition

Stephanie Cime, Florida International University

Lizzie Lehuta, Ringling College of Art and Design

 

Student Excellence in Service Award

Brittany Hockey, Pensacola State College (Florida College System)

Katelynd Todd, University of Florida (State University System)

Natasha Koermer, University of Miami (Independent Colleges and Universities)

 

Engaged Scholarship Faculty Award

Lindsay Smitherman-Brown, Tallahassee Community College (Florida College System)

Cecile Houry, Ph.D, Florida International University (State University System)

Sharon Carnahan, Ph.D, Rollins College (Independent Colleges and Universities)

 

Engaged Scholarship Faculty Special Award for Global Engagement

Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman, Ph.D, University of South Florida

 

Engaged Scholarship Research Award

Thomas Bryer, Ph.D, University of Central Florida (State University System)

Gabriel Barreneche, Ph.D, Rollins College (Independent Colleges and Universities)

 

Graham-Frey Civic Award

Bonnie Silvestri, J.D., University of South Florida

 

Community Engagement Educator Award

Patrick McDermott, Tallahassee Community College (Florida College System)

Heather Burk, University of North Florida (State University System)

Kevin Winchell, Stetson University (Independent Colleges and Universities)

 

Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs Award

Tallahassee Community College (Florida College System)

Rollins College (Independent Colleges and Universities)

 

Campus Community Partnership (Finalists)

Pensacola State College with Manna Food Pantries

Florida Gulf Coast University with Wings of Hope

University of North Florida with Lutheran Social Services

The Florida State University with iGrow Whatever You Like

St. Thomas University with Port-de-Paix, Haiti, Global Solidarity Partnership

Flagler College with Proton U

 

Thomas E. Gamble Service Legacy Award

To be announced at the Gala

 

Florida Campus Compact Founders Award

To be announced at the Gala

 

Engaged Campus of the Year (Finalists)

Eastern Florida State College

Tallahassee Community College

University of South Florida

 

The Florida Campus Compact Awards Gala is the premier recognition venue that formally acclaims exceptional service-learning and engaged scholarship currently underway all across Florida. In addition to raising awareness, and giving credit to those who set the highest standards, this event is also the only fundraising function that exclusively supports the continuing mission of Florida Campus Compact. For reservations, call (850) 488-7782 or visit awards.floridacompact.org.