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Awards and Achievements

Recognition for the Lindy Center 

Drexel University has received multiple awards and recognition for its efforts in connecting the community and the campus in civic engagement. Learn more about each of these distinctions by clicking the title.

Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification

President’s Community Service Honor Roll Award

NASPA LEAD Institution for Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement

IARSLCE: Engaged Scholars Circle 

Awards and Recognition for Faculty, Staff and Students

Each year , we honor and recognize students, faculty, staff and community partners for their commitment to civic engagement and public service. Awarded each spring at the Lindy Center's End of Year Celebration, these awards are given to Drexel community members that excel in the promotion of the mission of the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement. Click on the name of the award to learn more about the award.

If you would like to nominate an individual or group for one of these awards, please email Janeile Johnson at jjohnson@drexel.edu. Nominations will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the academic year for award selection each spring.

Student Organization Awards for Promoting Public Service and Social Responsibility

This award is presented each year to a student organization that exhibits leadership in promoting the ideals of public service and social responsibility. We award organizations that make distinct marks in engaging volunteers and meeting community needs.

Distinguished Leadership in Civic Engagement for a Graduating Student

This award is bestowed upon the Drexel senior that has shown the greatest level of leadership in programming of the Lindy Center and across the campus to promote the public mission of the university. These students serve as role models for undergraduates and are deeply committed to civic engagement.

Outstanding Undergraduate Civic Engagement Award

This award is given yearly to a student that has shown deep commitment to civic engagement. This “rising star” is recognized as an emerging leader on campus and in the community. Often, they engage their peers in service and play integral roles in the programming of the Lindy Center.

Staff Award for Campus and Community Engagement

This honor is given to one staff member each year that exhibits the tenets of good campus or community partnership in their efforts regardless of their university role. We seek to increase staff involvement in the programming of the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement to ensure that the entire campus is civically engaged in the City of Philadelphia.

Dr. Mark L. Greenberg Distinguished Faculty Award for Community Based Learning

This distinguished faculty award is named in honor of the founder of the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, and Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mark L. Greenberg. It is awarded to a faculty member that is deeply committed to improving the public good on the local, national or global level through engaged scholarship, research or teaching.

Outstanding Community Partner Award

This award is given to an individual, community organization, or school that has been an outstanding co-educator of Drexel students, or worked collaboratively with faculty and staff.