Chancellor Dirks with 2016-2017 award recipients
2017-2018 awards nominations are now closed.
All award recipients are honored at an awards ceremony and reception on Monday, April 30 at 3 PM at International House.
Chancellor's Awards for Civic Engagement
These four public service awards honor the work of an undergraduate student, a graduate student, a student group, and a staff member.
Mather Good Citizen Award
Selected from the nominees for the Chancellor's Awards for Civic Engagement, this award recognizes a graduating senior for their service and awards $1,500 to the recipient.
Chancellor's Award for Research in the Public Interest
This award honors research by faculty that addresses critical needs and issues affecting local, state, national, or global communities.
Chancellor's Award for Community Engaged Teaching
This award honors leadership by faculty in developing or teaching community-based courses, or in engaging students in community-based research.
Chancellor's Award for Campus-Community Partnership
This award honors programs or projects that improve the quality of life in our community.
Robert J. and Mary Catherine Birgeneau Recognition Award for Service to Undocumented Students
This award honors an undergraduate or graduate undocumented student or student ally with $500 for contributing exemplary community service to undocumented students and communities. Nominees must be currently registered students or students who graduated in December 2017.
Robert J. and Mary Catherine Birgeneau Recognition Award for Service to Underrepresented Students
This award honors an undergraduate or graduate underrepresented student or student ally with $500 for contributing exemplary community service pertaining to underrepresented students of color on campus. Nominees must be currently registered students or students who graduated in December 2017.
|Robert J. and Mary Catherine Birgeneau Recognition Award for Service to Undocumented Students||Kimberly Robledo||Political Science|
|Robert J. and Mary Catherine Birgeneau Recognition Award for Service to Underrepresented Students||Katie Cruz||Social Welfare|
|Mather Good Citizen Award||Yvonne Dorantes||Political Science|
|Undergraduate Student - Civic Engagement||Brandon Doan||Integrative Biology|
|Graduate Student - Civic Engagement||Derrika Hunt||Graduate School of Education|
|Staff - Civic Engagement||Amelia Miazad & Kara Ganter||Law|
|Student Group - Civic Engagement||Cal Veterans Group||Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence (CE3)|
|Campus-Community Partnership||Resilient by Design Bay Area: Y-PLAN Youth Challenge||Department of City and Regional Planning (DCRP)/College of Environmental Design (CED) and partners|
|Faculty - Research in the Public Interest||Ken Goldberg||Industrial Engineering and Operations Research|
|Faculty - Community Engaged Teaching||Jeff Selbin||Law|
Andrea Wise, Associate Director
2016 recipient of the Birgeneau Award for Service to Undocumented Students, with friends and campus partners