NSU named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

(Tahlequah, Okla.)--For the third consecutive year, Northeastern State University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

The honor roll is a federal recognition of institutions of higher learning that are committed to volunteerism, community involvement and service learning.

When applying to the roll, institutions are evaluated on the scope, innovativeness and effectiveness of student service projects. The percentage of enrollment involved in student service is also considered.

NSU is one of nine Oklahoma institutions and 642 nationwide to be named to the roll for 2012.

The Corporation for National and Community Service is a government-run organization working to create and assist volunteer networks in the U.S. The corporation works with the Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Campus Compact and the American Council on Education to compile the honor roll.

For more information about the honor roll and the Learn and Serve America program visit the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll website and the National and Community Service website.

Published: 3/28/2012 4:16:26 PM

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