Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement & Scholarship Form


Syracuse University puts bold ideas in motion through Scholarship in Action – an educational approach that matches the vigorous pursuit of knowledge with the ability to make a difference in the world through community engagement. The Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement & Scholarship, recognizes the committed students at Syracuse University who exemplify Scholarship in Action. This award acknowledges individual students, groups of students, residence halls, residence floors, student organizations, and academic projects or classes that invest themselves in and contribute to the public good. All faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate individual students and groups. (See #3 under Nominating Procedures for exception.)


Criteria For Nomination

Nominations should demonstrate student commitment to Scholarship in Action – collaborative learning by working in partnership with practitioners and communities locally, nationally, and globally. Please provide examples of leadership, especially that which has motivated others, and of the importance or impact this has had for the particular agency, program, clients, and/or students.


Nominating Procedure

1. The awards program is scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, 2013 in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3 at 5:30 p.m. with a reception immediately following. All nominations are due Friday, March 8, 2013.

2. Briefly describe the activities involved in this nomination (your own, if this is a self-nomination; or those of the individual(s) you are nominating). Include in this statement the reasons why the nominee’s activities are worthy of special recognition including examples of leadership, motivating others, and of the importance or impact this has had.

3. Nominations for students in programs outside the Syracuse/Onondaga County area must be made by SU faculty or staff who administer the program in which the nominee participates.



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