Utah Campus Compact Presidential Awards for Community Engagement

The Utah Campus Compact (UCC) is an organization that promotes community engagement among college students and whose membership consists of the thirteen institutions of higher education in the state of Utah.  Each year, the UCC recognizes the work of outstanding faculty, staff, students, alumni and community partners in the state.  Each of the UCC’s member campuses select recipients in each of the five award categories listed below.  These recipients will be presented with an award from the Utah Campus Compact at the Annual Center for Community Engaged Learning Recognition Event on March 28, 2017.

Community Engaged Faculty Member

This award recognizes an individual with:

  • Successfully incorporated community engaged teaching with demonstrable outcomes
  • Conducted outstanding community engaged research


Community Engaged Staff Member

This award recognizes a staff member that:

  • Shows leadership in advancing community engagement as a critical component within Weber State
  • Forms innovative campus and community partnerships
  • Engages, models, or influences students to be involved in community engagement and/or service learning


Community Engaged Student or Student Group

This award recognizes a student or student group that:

  • Takes action in pursuit of long-term positive social change
  • Inspires and engages others
  • Demonstrates efforts to sustain their work through developing strategies for institutional and community commitment
  • Exhibits motivation and potential for effective long-term civic engagement


Committed Community Partner

This award recognizes an individual or organization that:

  • Strengthens community engagement at Weber State
  • Provides meaningful service and learning opportunities for students
  • Enhances their agency's mission/programs/goals by partnering with Weber State


Community Engaged Alumnus

This award recognizes an alum of Weber State University that:

  • Demonstrates on-going and deep commitment to community engagement
  • Leads, inspires, and engages other members of their community toward positive social change
  • Furthers the community engagement efforts of Weber State


Awards Committee

  • Mike Moon (chair)

Awards Timeline

  • Nominations: Friday, February 3rd
  • Nominees Notified: Monday, February 6th
  • Supporting Documentation: Tuesday, February 21st
  • Selection Committee Announces Recipients: Announced Thursday, March 2nd
  • Celebration at Center for Community Engaged Learning Recognition Event: Tuesday, March 28 at 12:30 p.m.