Marygrove College Students to Receive Michigan Campus Compact Award for Dedication to Community Service

0db12a99-26b2-43a1-9ff3-d9607f1b53cbMarygrove College Students to Receive Michigan Campus Compact Award for Dedication to Community Service

March 31, 2015 – Lansing, MI – Michigan Campus Compact (MiCC) is pleased to announce four students from Marygrove College will be awarded for their dedication and commitment to community service during the 19th annual Outstanding Student Service Awards Celebration, April 18, 2015, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, MI.

Each year, MiCC awards students from member colleges and universities across the state for their outstanding commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. Three types of awards are given: the Outstanding Community Impact Award, the Commitment to Service Award, and the Heart and Soul Award. This year, over 240 students from 30 member campuses will receive awards.

Denisha Rue and Valarie Young will receive the Commitment to Service Award. This award recognizes up to two students per member campus in the state of Michigan for either the breadth or depth of their community involvement or service experiences. Only 31 students will receive this award.

Odessa Murphy and Robert Tompkins will receive the Heart and Soul Award. This award is given to students to recognize their time, effort and personal commitment to their communities through service.

MiCC will honor all award recipients at an awards brunch on April 18, 2015, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Michigan Campus Compact is a coalition of college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the public purpose of higher education. MiCC promotes the education and commitment of Michigan college students to be civically engaged citizens, through creating and expanding academic, co-curricular and campus-wide opportunities for community service, service-learning and civic engagement. For more information, please visit www.micampuscompact.org.

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