Celebration of Service Awards 2010.
The following were recognized at our annual Celebration of Service – Recognizing Kent Staters Who Care, held on April 13, 2010
OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY PARTNERS
These awards recognized the efforts of community partners who have assisted Kent State University in the engagement of students in meaningful out-of-the classroom learning experiences.
Habitat for Humanity of Portage County
Loaves and Fishes, First United Methodist Church
NEW SERVICE INITIATIVE AWARD
These awards were presented to a student and organization who developed a new service initiative or outreach during the 2009-10 academic year. The programs had a strong impact on the campus and/or the surrounding community and garnered student support for the issue(s)/outreach.
Undergraduate Student Government,
Senior, College of Communication and Information
MOST VOLUNTEER HOURS BY A STUDENT ORGANIZATION
This award was presented to the student organization that completed the most volunteer hours for the 2009-10 academic year.
MOST FUNDRAISING BY A STUDENT ORGANIZATION
This award was presented to the student organization that has raised the most funds for a cause during the 2009-10 academic year.
Interfraternity Council & Panhellenic Council,
MOST IMPACTFUL SERVICE AWARD
This award was given to an organization and an individual whose service projects had the most significant impact on the community.
Conversation Partners–Amber Colello & Emily Reno
Taiwo Adesina, Haiti Relief
DIVERSITY OF SERVICE AWARD
This award was given to an organization and an individual to recognize their breadth of service to the community.
United Christian Ministries
DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE RECOGNITION
This award was presented to a department for their engagement and
dedication in providing assistance to others in their surrounding communities.
Department of Recreational Services
SPIRIT OF SERVICE
This award was presented to all students who completed a minimum of 40 hours of
community service during the 2009-10 academic year, as well as student
organizations who volunteered and served as a group.
Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity
Construction Management Student Organization
Kappa Alpha Psi– Gamma Tau Chapter
Kappa Phi– Alpha Lambda Chapter
Lutheran Christian Ministries
Student Athlete Advisory Committee
United Christian Ministries
Campus Transition Project
Student Service Leaders
Alternative Spring Break
Lauren Odell- Scott*
Spirit of Service Individual Recognition
Paul Odell- Scott
Advocates of Culture and Knowledge
American Medical Students Association
Belief in Relief for Haiti
Fashion Journalism Club
Fashion Student Organization
Focus on the Future
Habitat for Humanity
Kent State Ambassadors
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Phi Beta Sigma
Phi Sigma Kappa
Undergraduate Student Government
UNICEF-Kent State University
CO-SPONSORSHIP OF THE YEAR
This award was presented to the student organizations that successfully co-sponsored a community service program or project.
Portage County Annual Food Drive
Kent State University United Way
Vickie Ladd, Administrative Assistant
FACULTY AND STAFF VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR
This award was presented to faculty and staff members who contributed
extraordinary service to their communities or who were
involved in coordinating a service project or program on the Kent State
Dr. Madhav P. Bhatta,
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics/ Epidemiology/ Environmental Health
Horticultural Faculty Director, Biological Sciences
Dr. John Tamplin,
STUDENT VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR
This award was presented to students with the most community service hours for each class rank for the academic year 2009-10. Depth and breadth of service were also considered.
Freshman: Kimberly Jeffery
Sophomore: Shawn Samek
Junior: Alexander Mott
Seniors: Cory Bevis, Brittany Parker, Evelyn Williams
Awards Selection Committee:
Dr. Jeffrey Pellegrino