Awards & Recognitions

We are currently accepting applications for THREE competetive awards!

You are invited to nominate a colleague, a student, a community partner agency, or yourself for one of Community-Engaged Alliance’s state-wide awards and/or recognition opportunities. We will recognize all nominees and announce the award winners at the Awards Luncheon on April 21, 2023, during the 2023 Summit & Research Symposium.

  • Nominations due: December 31, 2022
  • Peer-Review: January 16 to February 16, 2023
  • Recipients Announced: April 21, 2023, at the 2023 Summit & Research Symposium
  • Awardee Engagement: June 2023 through April 2024

Don’t be shy—Nominate yourself! Award nominees must be affiliated with a Community-Engaged Alliance partner institution. To view applications, navigate to a specific award page below.  Sign up for our monthly newsletter to stay up to date.

Student Awards Student Awards

2022 Richard J. Wood Student Community Commitment Award Winner

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Abigail Abikoye
University of Notre Dame

Faculty Awards Faculty Awards

2022 Brian Douglas Hiltunen Faculty Award for the Outstanding Contribution to the Scholarship of Engagement

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Dr. Carla Earhart
Ball State University

2022 Emerging Leaders in Community Engagement

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Dr. Carrie Mier
IU East

Melanie Swihart - Theatre & Dance

Melanie Swihart
Ball State University

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Dr. Jane Siegler
Butler University

Scott Sterling

Dr. Scott Sterling
Indiana State University

Staff Awards

2022 Community Engagement Professional Award Winner

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Niki Messmore
IU School of Medicine

Community Partner Awards

2022 Community Partner Recognition

United Way of St. Joseph County

Campus Awards

2019 Engaged Campus Award Winner

Ball State University
President Geoffrey Mearns