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Civic Engagement Awards

MDC students leave a legacy of engagement. What will you be remembered for?

  • Civic Action Award recognizes those who have actively participated in the civic life of our community. Complete items from the “Civic Action Scorecard” such as knowing your elected officials, volunteering with a campaign, attending a local government meeting, and registering to vote. Earn over 100 points to qualify for the award.
  • Civic Leadership Award recognizes those who have shown sustained and impactful civic leadership in our community. Civic leadership is reflected in the capacity to identify, analyze, collaborate, and work towards solving pressing societal needs and issues.
  • President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) recognizes those who serve over 100 hours in the community. Individuals and student organizations are eligible, and will receive a lapel pin, a certificate and letter from the office of the President of the United States. Individual levels include Bronze (100+ hours), Silver (175+ hours) and Gold (250+ hours).

Apply Today

Visit your campus’ iCED office today for more information and for assistance in applying.

Benefits to You:

  • Make a difference in the community
  • Build your resume/portfolio
  • Receive a letter and certificate of commendation from MDC
  • Be honored at campus’ annual “Changemaker Awards Ceremony”
  • Increase your employability skills

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead




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