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UM-Flint Student to Receive Award for Dedication to Community Service

  • March 31st, 2011 By: UM-Flint News

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A University of Michigan-Flint student will receive the Commitment to Service Award for the depth of community involvement or service experiences. Only 45 students will receive this award.

A University of Michigan-Flint student will receive special recognition for his dedication and commitment to community service during the 15th annual Outstanding Student Service Awards Celebration sponsored by the Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) on April 9, in East Lansing, Mich.

Heath Tolliver will receive the Commitment to Service Award for the depth of community involvement or service experiences. Only 45 students will receive this award. 

Each year, MCC awards students from member colleges and universities across the state for their outstanding commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. Three types of awards are given: the Outstanding Community Impact Award, the Commitment to Service Award, and the Heart and Soul Award. This year, over 350 students from 38 member campuses will receive awards.

MCC will honor all award recipients at an awards brunch on April 9, 2011, at11 a.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing.

Michigan Campus Compact is a coalition of college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the public purpose of higher education. MCC promotes the education and commitment of Michigan college students to be civically engaged citizens, through creating and expanding academic, co-curricular, and campus-wide opportunities for community service, service-learning, and civic engagement. For more information, please visit www.micampuscompact.org.

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