The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Advisory Board is accepting nominations for its annual Service to Community Award. Established by the Advisory Board in 1995, the award showcases volunteer service by Pitt-Johnstown students, faculty, staff, and officially-recognized student organizations.
The criteria for the award include significant service that is performed on a voluntary basis, in any area of assistance to the neighborhood, community, or region. The service performed should either have a significant impact on a population group (such as the elderly, the disadvantaged, the homeless, the unemployed, etc.) or it should have long-lasting or deep-abiding influence or effect on the people of the area served. The service also should have been performed over the last year.
The award will be presented at the spring meeting of the Advisory Board. Through the years, members of the Pitt-Johnstown community have participated on a voluntary basis in local improvement projects, social service programs, and religious, governmental, fraternal, and educational activities in the communities in which they live.
A chairman’s prize of $250 is awarded to the recipient of the Service to Community Award.
Nomination forms are available by contacting the Pitt-Johnstown Office of Institutional Advancement at (814) 269-2080. The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 19. Nominations can also be made by visiting www.upj.pitt.edu/AdvisoryBoard.
Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The University offers a high-quality educational experience in a supportive living-learning environment designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by U.S.News & World Report as a “Best Baccalaureate College” (2010), by the Princeton Review as a “Best Northeastern College” (2010), and by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School.”
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