Defiance College and John Carroll University Named as Finalists for Top Award
96% of Ohio institutions named to honor roll are members of Ohio Campus Compact
The Corporation for National and Community Service and the U.S. Department of Education recently announced the 2013 President’s Honor Roll for Community Service. The award honors the nation’s leading colleges and universities, students, and faculty members, and staff for their commitment to bettering their communities through community service and service learning.
Ohio Campus Compact member institutions John Carroll University and Defiance College were among the 12 finalists for the top awards.
The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. The Honor Roll celebrates the transformative power and volunteer spirit that exists within the higher education community.
The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, launched in 2006, annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and placing more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement by recognizing institutions that achieve meaningful, measurable outcomes in the communities they serve.
A total of 690 higher education institutions were named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Of this number, 113 institutions earned the recognition of Honor Roll with Distinction.
Ohio Campus Compact member institutions that received Honor Roll with Distinction:
- Case Western Reserve University
- Miami University
- Oberlin College
- Ohio Wesleyan University
- Otterbein University
- Wright State University
Ohio Campus Compact member institutions on Honor Roll
- Baldwin Wallace University
- Bowling Green State University
- Capital University
- College of Mount St. Joseph
- Denison University
- Heidelberg University
- Hiram College
- Kent State University
- Lourdes University
- The Ohio State University
- Owens Community College
- Shawnee State University
- University of Cincinnati
- University of Dayton
- University of Mt. Union
- Walsh University
- Wilmington College
- Wittenberg University
- Xavier University
- Youngstown State University
Ohio Campus Compact applauds all the Honor Roll members and offers a very special congratulations to John Carroll University and Defiance College for being named finalists These awards recognize these institutions’ commitment to community service, service-learning and civic engagement. Ohio Campus Compact is proud of our partnerships with so many institutions in Ohio that exemplify the civic purposes of higher education.
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