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Nominations for MLK Service Award

The Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award was established in 1986 to honor the memory of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In 2012 the 26th annual award will be presented to a student at UNCG whose community activities and involvement embody the spirit of Dr. King’s service to humanity. The award Selection Committee will look for one who has gone “beyond expectations” in making outstanding contributions in the area of social justice through service, particularly service to the UNCG community. The winner will be recognized at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, which will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at 7 p.m. in Aycock Auditorium, and will receive a $500 award.

In order to be considered for the award, each nominee must meet the following criteria:

  • A student who has made outstanding contributions to the UNCG community through service
  • Must be in good academic and good conduct/social standing at UNCG
  • Must be enrolled at UNCG during the semester in which the nomination is made (Fall 2011)
  • Must be enrolled at UNCG during the semester in which the award is given (Spring 2012)

The selection committee will consider the following criteria in choosing the award recipient:

  • Commitment to Leadership
  • Service to the UNCG Community
  • Impact of Involvement
  • Resourcefulness
  • Creativity

Nominations must be submitted via the link on the Office of Multicultural Affairs web site and are due by Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Following receipt of a nomination, the nominee will be asked to accept the nomination and then submit supporting information.

To nominate a student for the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Award, contact mavillac@uncg.edu or visit http://maf.dept.uncg.edu/MLK/