The Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award was established in 2010 to recognize and memorialize Dr. Opal Mann Green’s distinguished leadership and dedication to the values of:
- using democracy in the classroom, in the community, and at home,
- creating inclusionary teams, and
- community-based learning and mutually-beneficial action around local issues valued by community members.
This annual recognition is awarded to a team (or teams) of individuals whose significant contributions and accomplishments have demonstrated excellence as engaged scholars who practice collaborative democratic strategies reflected in the Kellogg Commission Seven Part Test.
Submissions: Submission may be made by those who observed the program or by the team who implemented the program. All documentation must be double-spaced, in 12-point font. The application packet should follow the following outline:
Cover Page (1 page): Identify the project title, name of the principal contact person, address, phone number, email address, dates of the project, and listing the project partner units or entities.
Abstract (1 page): Summarize the program, partners, , duration, and the significance to the university and the community. It should be a concise description that can be used on the award website, and in the awards program.
Narrative (up to 6 pages): Tell the story of your project and include the details of the people, partner entities, project duration, partnership relationships, and impacts and significance. Use the characteristics above as guide.
Appendix (up to 4 pages): This should include a summary listing of documentation to outline the impact of the project. This could include summaries of evaluations, news releases, citations of publications, and website addresses. A letter of endorsement from a community partner or consortium of partners must be included.
The completed application in Word (.doc or .docx) must be emailed by March 1, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org.