Published: October 14, 2008
The University of Tampa has been named one of two finalists for the
Engaged Campus Award for independent colleges by the Florida Campus
The finalists have been recognized for their outstanding
service, engaged scholarship and exemplary commitment to being an
“engaged campus.” The award winners will be named on Tuesday, Nov. 18,
in Orlando at the DoubleTree Hotel Universal. Senators Mel Martinez and
Bill Nelson are the honorary co-hosts for the gala.
finalist in the independent sector is Ringling College of Art. In the
public college sector, Florida Community College at Jacksonville and
Hillsborough Community College were named, and Florida State University
and University of Central Florida were recognized as finalists in the
state university sector.
There will be one winner from each
sector, but one of those three winners will be the overall statewide
winner. Last year, Rollins College was the overall statewide winner, as
well as the winner in the independent sector.
Florida Campus Compact
works with colleges and universities in our state to promote the
scholarship of engagement through research, academically rigorous
service learning, campus-community collaboration, civic engagement and