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.

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2024 Community Partner Award!

Deadline: December 8, 2023

Read the CALL FOR NOMINATIONS which includes the link to the Nomination Form.  We will present the 2024 EFA on February 14, 2024 during the PACE Conference at Guilford College.

Questions? Contact Leslie Garvin.

2023 Award

Hood Huggers International (HHI)

Campus Partner: UNC Asheville

Read the UNCA news article.

Previous Recipients

2023 – Reading Connections
Campus partner: UNC Greensboro
See the partnership video

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