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Community Engagement Awards Now Open!

2020 Excellence in Community Engagement Award Applications now open! Now accepting nominations for Sullivan Award!

The University of Mississippi’s Excellence in Community Engagement (CE) Awards, recognizes outstanding projects in CE by faculty, staff, and students. The UM Excellence in CE Award will recognize the most outstanding CE project with a $5,000 award to further their community engagement work. Four finalist projects will be recognized with a $1000 award, one each from the following areas: CE Research, CE Learning, CE Service, and Engaged Scholarship. 

Applications are open through Friday, February 28th  at 5pm. For more detailed information on the UM Excellence in CE Award or to apply, please visit Excellence in Community Engagement Awards. 

The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award recognizes college students, faculty, staff, and community members who exhibit virtuous civic leadership and have acted as humble servants to others by putting service of others and to community before self-interest. Individuals who do not actively seek recognition are prime candidates for this award. This award does not accept self-nominations.

Nominations will be accepted until Friday, February 28th  at 5pm. For more detailed information on the Sullivan Award or to nominate someone, please visit The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award.

Please send questions and comments about either of these awards to the Division of Diversity & Community Engagement at