The Carolina Center for Public Service oversees the annual selection of three campus-wide awards honoring individual students, faculty, staff and University units for exemplary public service and engaged scholarship. Award recipients are honored at a spring celebration and showcase where they receive a monetary award and framed certificate.
2013 Public Service Awards
Engaging young girls in healthy lifestyles, promoting interventions against interpersonal and relationship violence and addressing the critical need for clean water are just a few of the public service projects honored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at an annual awards ceremony hosted by the Carolina Center for Public Service on March 26. Seventeen individuals and organizations received honors:
- Stephen Caiola, associate professor in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy received the Ned Brooks Award for Public Service.
- Patricia S. Parker, associate professor in Communication Studies, received the Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Award for engaged teaching.
- Rebecca J. Macy, associate professor in the School of Social Work, received the Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Award for engaged research.
- The Project GRACE Consortium received the Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Award for community partnership.
- Camille McGirt ’13, Meriwether Evans, Charlotte Stewart, Judith Blau, Barbara Renner, and Helping Youth by Providing Enrichment (HYPE) each received the Robert E. Bryan Public Service Award.
- A Drink For Tomorrow, represented by Kyle Villemain, Cate Parker and Charlotte Jackson, received the 2013 Ronald W. Hyatt Rotary Public Service Award.
- Compassionate Labor in Liberia, a project developed by Madiha Bhatti ’14 and Danielle Bulinski ’13, received the 2013 Davis Projects for Peace Award.
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