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2011-2012 Recognition Event

Every year, the Institute for Civic Engagement & Democracy recognizes wonderful efforts and accomplishments in service-learning (S-L) and civic engagement. Most campuses award a student of the year, a faculty member of the year, and a community partner of the year. Some campuses choose to recognize other individuals as well. Below are the 2011-2012 awardees.

Hialeah

Community Partner of the Year

Women’s Breast Health Initiative

S-L Faculty of the Year

Dr. Victoria Castells, Chemistry

S-L Adjunct Faculty of the Year

Prof. Michele Scott, Liberal Arts

Civic Engagement Faculty of the Year

Prof. Ileana Porges-West, ESL & Foreign Languages

S-L Student of the Year

Yolima Rodriguez

Hialeah Helping Hand

Corrinne Lockamy

Homestead

S-L Faculty of the Year

Prof. Adam Vellone, Speech

Community Partner of the Year

South Dade Weed and Seed

S-L Student of the Year

three students - TBA

S-L Project Impact Award

Yanely Cordero

InterAmerican

Community Partner of the Year

Women’s Breast Health Initiative

S-L Faculty of the Year

Professor Emily Sendin, English & Literature

Outstanding Campus Partner

Media Services and the Business and CIS Department

S-L Student of the Year

Eligio Damas

Kendall

Community Partner of the Year

Ana Olmeda of Jackson South Community Hospital

S-L Faculty of the Year

Prof. Jose Guntin, Psychology
Prof. Sandra Castillo, English & Social Sciences

Medical

Students of the Year

Nixol Adea
Belinda Martinez
Betty D. Mayo

North

S-L Faculty of the Year

Prof. Jurist Gordon, Nutrition

S-L Adjunct Faculty of the Year

Prof. Elizabeth St. Cyr

S-L Student of the Year

Rickey Rozier

Community Partner of the Year

Urban Paradise Guild

Green Committee Faculty Award

Prof. Pedro Gracia, Chemistry

Green Committee Service Award

Chelsea Fernandez and Stephanie Lopez

Group Project Award

Dawn of Awareness: Women and Society

S-L Faculty of the Year

Honorable Mentions: Leandro Alvarez, Brooke Bovee, Tiina Lombard, David Merves, Christina Muelle, Vanessa Paneca, Carola Pedreschi, and Diane Sloan

S-L Adjunct Faculty of the Year

Honorable Mentions: Harold Mahabir, and Wanda Santos

West

Student of the Year

Veronica Garcia

Faculty Member of the Year

Jannette Van Brakel

Wolfson

Community Partner of the Year

Mercy Hospital

Campus Partner of the Year

Media Services

S-L Faculty of the Year

Prof. Daphnée Gilles, ESL & Foreign Languages

New S-L Faculty of the Year

Prof. Nate Chapman, Psychology




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