UIU named to the Corporation for National Community Service’s President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll (2007, 2009).
The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
- The Corporation for National and Community Service oversees the Honor Roll in collaboration with the Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Campus Compact and the American Council on Education.
- More than 700 colleges and universities were recognized for their impact on issues from poverty and homelessness to environmental justice out of over 4,000 U.S. college campuses.
- Honorees are chosen based on a series of selection factors including the scope and innovation of service projects, percentage of student participation in service activities, incentives for service, and the extent to which the school offers academic service-learning courses.
- Six colleges and universities were recognized as Presidential awardees, 115 were named to the Distinction List, and 621 schools were named as Honor Roll members.
For complete information on the President’s Honor Roll, please click here.