Community Partner Award

First presented in 2019, the Community Partner Award recognizes one community partner in the state that has engaged in the development of a sustained, reciprocal partnership with an NC Campus Engagement member institution. The award is typically presented at the PACE Conference.

2023 Nominations Open!

Deadline: December 2, 2022

We are now accepting nominations for the 2023 Community Partner Award. The award will be presented at the 2023 PACE Conference on February 15 at High Point University. 


2022 Recipient

Campus Partner: UNC Greensboro

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Previous Recipients

2021 – The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Alamance County

Campus partner: Elon University
Read the Today @Elon article

2020 – The Haywood Pathways Center
Campus partner: Western Carolina University
See the partnership video
WCU news article about the award

2019 – The Boys and Girls Club of the Coastal Plain
Campus partner: East Carolina University