WiCC annually gives out three awards to recognize those who have shown excellence in civic engagement. Winners of Wisconsin and national awards are honored at the annual WiCC Civic Engagement Institute held in Wisconsin every Spring.
On April 6, 2017, the Civic Engagement Institute celebrated students, faculty and community partnerships making a difference around Wisconsin, recognizing outstanding civic engagement practices by individuals and organizations at (or partnered with) WiCC member institutions through three awards.
The Esther Letven Community-Campus Partnership Award, given to Alverno Girls’ Academy of Science & Mathematics /Alverno College and Edgewood College Saint Vincent De Paul Partnership recognizes outstanding campus- community partnerships that produce measurable community impact as well as student growth and learning. 2017 Esther Letven Award Press Release
The Jack Keating Student Civic Leadership Award, given to Marquette University’s Allison Dikanovic and Madison College’s Samantha Hunter, honors students who work towards fulfilling the civic mission of their institution and Wisconsin Campus Compact. 2017 Jack Keating Award Press Release
The Sister Joel Read Civic Engagement Practitioners Award, given to UW-Stevens Point’s Dorothy De Boer and UW-Parkside’s Jonathan Shailor, recognizes outstanding faculty or staff members who have made significant contributions to civic engagement on their campus. 2017 Sister Joel Read Award Press Release