2023 IAMNCC Award Winners Announced

April 6, 2023

For immediate release: Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact (IAMNCC) today announced the winners of the 2023 Presidents’ and Engaged Campus Awards. This year, 86 awardees were selected from 55 colleges and universities across the state.

Awards will be presented at our in-person celebration on Thursday, April 13 from 2-5 pm at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN. Tickets sales are open now and will close on Monday, April 10. Everyone in our network is welcome to attend this event. We will be providing light snacks and refreshments throughout the event.

See each awardee & learn more about their accomplishments!

  • Engaged Campus Award for Alumni Leadership recognizes an alum from a member institution making strong contributions to their community and demonstrating the values of the civic mission of higher education.
  • Engaged Campus Award for Community Collaboration recognizes a collaboration co-created with community organizations, leaders, and/or partners that is deep, reciprocal, and transformational.
  • Engaged Campus Award for Emerging Innovation recognizes a recent project, program, or initiative making unique and innovative contributions that demonstrate strong future potential, including student-led projects.
  • Presidents’ Student Leadership Award recognizes an individual student or a student organization that models a deep commitment to civic responsibility and leadership, evidenced by initiative, innovative and collaborative approaches to addressing public issues, effective community building, and integration of civic engagement into the college experience.
  • Presidents’ Civic Engagement Leadership Award recognizes a member of the faculty, administration, or staff or for a group (e.g., advisory committee, task force, project team) that has significantly advanced their campus’ distinctive civic mission by forming strong partnerships, supporting others’ civic and community engagement, and working to institutionalize a culture and practice of engagement.
  • Presidents’ Community Partner Award recognizes a community-based partner or organization that has enhanced the quality of life in the community in meaningful and measurable ways and has engaged in the development of sustained, reciprocal partnerships with the college or university, thus enriching educational as well as community outcomes.

See each awardee & learn more about their accomplishments!

Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact (IAMNCC) is a network of 55 colleges and universities committed to strengthening the capacity for civic engagement and campus-community partnership in the service of fulfilling the public purposes at the heart of higher education

Contacts: For press inquiries, contact Rob Barron, Executive Director at rbarron@compact.org. For award information and web inquiries, contact Monique Ellefson, Director of Network Engagement at mellefson@compact.org.