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Award nominations

The Office of Service-Learning currently is accepting nominations for the 2015 Service-Learning Teaching Excellence and Service-Learning Research Excellence Awards.

All full-time, permanent UGA faculty members in any career track are eligible for nomination. Awards recognize faculty for innovative service-learning course design as well as scholarship that stems from academic service-learning work.

Applications are due to the Office of Service-Learning by Nov. 3. Nominations by deans and department heads, faculty colleagues or self-nominations will be accepted. Nomination packets should follow award nomination guidelines available at

Academic service-learning is an experiential learning approach that integrates structured service activities addressing community-identified needs into academic courses as a way to enhance understanding of course content, teach civic responsibility and provide mutual benefit to the ­community.

For more information, contact Shannon O. Wilder, director of the Office of Service-Learning, at 706-542-0535 or

The Office of Service-Learning is jointly supported by the Office of the Vice President for Instruction and the Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach.