The Civic Leadership Awards honor UMass Dartmouth students, faculty, staff, and community partners who are working to better our communities by calling attention to the hard work these individuals are doing in our host city, the SouthCoast communities, the region, and our nation.

Civic Leadership Awards categories

Community Member Civic Leadership Award

This award recognizes community members who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to civic engagement. Nominees are judged on the depth and scope of their work’s impact on the community or public policy.

Faculty Civic Leadership Award

This award recognizes faculty members for their dedication to creating a bridge between learning and community. Nominees are judges on their work in creating active learning opportunities that benefit both the university and surrounding communities.

Student Civic Leadership Award

This award recognizes students for their contributions to campus and community life. Nominees are judged on the depth of their commitment and the impact of their work.

Application/Nomination Deadline

Nominations and self-nominations are due by Friday, March 8th, by 5 pm.

Application/Nomination forms (for a faculty member, community member, or student) can be submitted online or to the Leduc Center, LARTS 031.