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Volume 3
2008

1st Annual MSU Curricular Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Awards

In recognition of its 40th year, the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, in partnership with the Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement and the Vice President for Student Affairs and Services, and with endorsement from the Provost, inaugurated the MSU Curricular Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Awards.

Conferred annually, the awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated innovative and/or sustained effort in the area of academic, curricular, or co-curricular service-learning/civic engagement that is specifically linked with the mission and efforts of their colleges. Recipients are selected from faculty and staff by the deans of each college.

At a ceremony on April 1st, 2008 awards were presented to 13 individuals representing 11 of the University's 17 degree-granting colleges. The recipients were:

College of Arts and Letters

David Cooper, Professor, Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures; Director, Public Humanities Collaborative

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Diane Doberneck, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Liberty Hyde Bailey Scholars Program

College of Nursing

Mildred Horodynski, Professor, Nursing

College of Social Science

Esther Onaga, Associate Professor, Family and Child Ecology

College of Business

Edmund Outslay, Deloitte/Licata Teaching Fellow, Accounting and Information Systems

College of Music

Mitchell Robinson, Associate Professor, Music Education; Coordinator, Music Student Teaching

College of Human Medicine

Rae Schnuth, Associate Professor and Community Assistant Dean

Residential College in the Arts and Humanities

Anita C. Skeen, Arts Coordinator

College of Natural Science

Laurie Thorp, Coordinator, Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment (RISE) Program

College of Engineering

Theresa Isela VanderSloot, Advisor, Computer Science and Engineering

George Stockman, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering

Adam Pitcher, Systems Analyst, Computer Science and Engineering

Lyman Briggs College

Kent Workman, Assistant Director for Student Affairs

More information about the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement is available at servicelearning.msu.edu.