Saint Augustine's University has been named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the second consecutive year by the Corporation for National Community Service.
“The Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities,” said Nicole Gallant, Director of Learn and Serve America. “Your selection to the Honor Roll is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government of your commitment to service and civic engagement on your campus and in our nation.”
Over 500 colleges and universities were named to the Honor Roll, six received the Presidential Award.
Various factors contributed to Saint Augustine's University receiving the Presidential Honor Roll award, including scope and innovation of service projects, percentage of student participation in service activities, incentives for service, and the extent to which the school offers academic service-learning courses.
The Community Service Honor Roll, founded in 2006 is the considered the highest federal recognition bestowed upon a school committed to national and community service. The Honor Roll is supported by the U.S. Departments of Education and Housing and Urban Development, Campus Compact, the American Council on Education, and other higher education associations.
“Being honored with this award anchors how we live and breathe our mission everyday and how committed we are to building future leaders and innovators,” says Dr. Dianne Boardley Suber, President of Saint Augustine's University. “We are honored and thankful to the Corporation for National Community Service for its recognition.”
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