Community Service Awards
Excellence in Community Service Award
The excellence in Community Service Award recognizes a faculty/staff member for their dedication to community service in the Springfield/Clark County community. The recipient is selected based on his/her substantial involvement in community projects, services and activities that contribute to the quality of life in the local community. The nominee must be a Wittenberg University employee, who has served for at least three consecutive years, and who has not previously received the award.
Community Service Champion Award
The Community Service Champion Award recognizes a student’s commitment to service, the quality of his/her service, and his/her positive impact on the City of Springfield and Clark County. It is not merely the student’s hours of service, but the impact on the quality of life in the Springfield community that is most important. Eligible students may be from any class year and may be recognized for voluntary service or for service in a university-required program.
Charles J. Ping Student Community Service Award
The Charles J. Ping Student Community Service Award honors a student’s outstanding leadership and commitment to community service or service-learning on campus and within the community. It recognizes a student’s ability to work in partnership with members of the community to identify and meet the needs of the community, as well as the creation of a sustainable organization or process to meet this community need for an extended period of time, either to its resolution or into the foreseeable future. The award is sponsored by Ohio Campus Compact, a statewide organization statewide non-profit coalition of college and university presidents and their campuses working to promote and develop the civic purposes of higher education. Eligible students may be from any class year and may be recognized for voluntary service or for service in a university-required program.