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Stone Soup Award Descriptions

Community Partner Award
Given to a nonprofit, community, or public entity that has demonstrated an exemplary relationship with and support for one or more academic programs, faculty, and students.

Public Scholar Award
Given to a full-time UND faculty member who has demonstrated exemplary public scholarship and meets the criteria of a) involving community members in the design and implementation of research or creative activity; and b) producing scholarship (broadly defined) that has been made available and accessible to the public.

Faculty Service-Learning Award
Given to a full-time UND faculty member who has demonstrated exemplary effectiveness in using service-learning as a pedagogy to meet the designated service-learning course goals of a) civic skills, civic knowledge, or civic professionalism, and b) civic impact. UND service-learning course criteria are available here.

Engaged Department Award
Given to a UND academic department that has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to engagement of faculty and students in scholarship and learning in community contexts, addressing community needs.

Graduate Civic Engagement Award
Given to an UND graduate student who has advanced civic engagement through public scholarship, service-learning pedagogy, or scholarship about civic engagement, with outstanding academic or disciplinary civic engagement leadership potential.

Undergraduate Civic Engagement Award
Given to a current UND undergraduate student (in the semester of the Awards Program) who has demonstrated exemplary civic engagement through dedication and innovation in academic-based service and outstanding civic leadership potential.



Nominations not accepted for those who have won in the past five (5) years.