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Service-learning award nomination deadline

The Office of Service-Learning is seeking nominations of outstanding UGA faculty for the 2012 Service-Learning Teaching Excellence and Service-Learning Research Excellence Awards. Nominations are due by Nov. 1.

All full-time, permanent UGA faculty members in any career track are eligible for nomination. Award recipients receive a $2,500 faculty development award. 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 integrates relevant community service with academic coursework and structured reflection to enhance student learning, develop civic responsibility and address community needs. For questions, ­contact Shannon Wilder, director of the Office of Service-Learning at 706-542-0535 or