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UTC Accepts Nominations for $1,000 Community Service Award | News

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission holds its annual nominations for the Harold Love Outstanding Community Award.

According to tn.govcurrent students, faculty, and staff of public and private, two- and four-year colleges and universities who are engaged in dedicated public service” are invited to apply for nomination.

Five students and five faculty/staff members from Tennessee institutions of higher education will be chosen to receive a $1,000 cash award to honor their outstanding public service.

Each nominee must meet three requirements for nomination: a letter of recommendation from an unrelated member of the community, proof of public service, such as a news article, video clip, or program brochure/ Website URL, and a biographical sketch of less than 150 words. which includes a headshot.

Community Service Recognition Programs for higher education students and faculty/staff at the campus level were established in Tennessee by legislation enacted by the General Assembly in 1991. In 1997, the awards were been named in honor of the late Representative Harold Love, who was instrumental in passing the enabling legislation,” says tn.gov.

Those interested in receiving a nomination for the Harold Love Outstanding Community Award should send their nomination form and supporting documents to [email protected] before noon on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

Applications will be sent to the Tennessee Commission on Higher Education for review by a panel of representatives.

For more information on the Harold Love Outstanding Community Award, click on the following link:

https://www.tn.gov/thec/for-institutions/more/the-harold-love-outstanding-community-service-award.html