Hayes named finalist for 2017 Community Engaged Scholar Award

January 11, 2017

Gillian HayesRobert A. and Barbara L. Kleist Professor in Informatics Gillian Hayes has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Community Engaged Scholar Award by the Western Region of Campus Compact for her “enduring commitment to connecting campus and community through teaching and research.”

Founded in 1985, Campus Compact is now a national coalition of nearly 1,100 colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education. As the only national higher education association dedicated solely to campus-based civic engagement, Campus Compact supports faculty and staff as they pursue community-based teaching and scholarship in the service of positive change, while enabling campuses to develop students’ citizenship skills and forge effective community partnerships.