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Marvin Millgate-Engaged Faculty Award

Substantive and detailed information outlining the faculty member’s engagement program and how it meets the Community Engagement Awards criteria should be submitted by February 21, 2020 at the link below. Completed application forms must include:

A max 1,500-word summary, 300 words in each of the five sections, addressing the following:

  1. Significance of the Faculty Member’s Community Engagement Partnership: Summarize the community-university partnership and the scholarship embedded in the partnership. Describe how the partnership intentionally studies community issues, jointly derives solutions and then publicizes what was discovered.

  1. Relationship and Reciprocity between the University and Community:

Describe the issue, its significance to the relationship between the university and community, and how reciprocity is a part of the relationship: Who are the university and community partners? How does an engaged partnership fit into the mission, values and organizational structure of your department/unit of the university? How did the university and community work together- what was the role of each partner and what was accomplished? Provide evidence of shared decision-making and partnership empowerment.

  1. Impacts:

3.1 On Community Partners: What were the anticipated benefits for community partners? What has been the impact in the community? Impacts should include, but not be limited to, knowledge generation and sharing, economic, social and educational impact within the community, as well as additional dollars generated through grants, contributions, fees etc.

Identify initial funding that supported development of this engagement initiative and describe how you are addressing sustainability.

3.2 On University Partners: What were the anticipated benefits for the university? What has been the impact in the university? How has the university-community partnership impacted the missions of the university and what has changed?

Impacts will ideally include scholarship across teaching, research and other creative activity and may also include (but are not necessarily limited to) student success and development of human capital.

  1. Lessons Learned and Best Practices: What were the challenges for the community and university partners and how were those challenges met? What conclusions and best practices can be drawn from the partnership? These could include but are not limited to: the processes of being partners and sustaining a partnership, innovative solutions to community issues, changes in the partnership or changes within one of the partners.

  2. Future: What are the future plans for this partnership? How will the partners continue to work together or how will they determine when the partnership is concluded?


Timetable of Activities

Nominate Faculty now!

Nominations accepted beginning:
January 13, 2020

Nomination due: February 21, 2020

Awards: May 2020

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Dept. 4315 | Bureau of Mines 231

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5202


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