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Corine Sapp honored with Goodwin College of Professional Studies Common Good Award

May 31, 2018

The Drexel Common Good Award is presented to a graduate student (master's or doctoral level) who demonstrates academic excellence and who is committed to improving the world around them by making contributions to local, national or global communities through scholarship and civic engagement. Corine Sapp, of the Master of Science in Professional Studies program, was a University-wide finalist and the honoree for Goodwin. 

Along with maintaining a 3.88 GPA, Corine has held many roles within the Mantua Civic Association (MCA). Under her work on the Enrichment Council, she co-organized the Mantua Tulip Project to beautify the community and encourage local residents to come together on an annual basis to connect and improve the community. She is currently serving on two committees on the MCA–the Zoning Council and the Senior Committee. 

In her role on the Zoning Council, she prepares zoning cases on behalf of the residents to preserve their rights against erroneous building within the community. In addition, she testifies in legal proceedings for the Zoning Board of Adjustments civil cases.

On the Senior Committee, she is working with the MCA Board, Ralston House, Presbyterian Homes and local Mantua senior citizens to address the immediate needs of low-income seniors.

During her undergraduate studies in Goodwin's Bachelor of Science in General Studies program, Corine served as the President of Continuing Education Student Association, which represents undergraduate, part-time and online students from Drexel. She also served as the Public Relations Officer for the Drexel University Gospel Choir.

Corine Sapp embodies the spirit of the Drexel Common Good Award. Her mission is to improve herself to continue to better her community.