IMPROVE the quality of teaching and learning throughout New Hampshire institutions of higher education.

PROVIDE leadership throughout the state and nation to reinvigorate the civic and moral leadership of higher education in ways that connect colleges and universities with the communities and constituencies they serve.

PROMOTE citizenship education by expanding higher education's role in educating students not only for careers and jobs but also for their roles as active and engaged community members.

Presidents’ Awards

On April 8, 2014 over 200 college students, higher education staff and administrators, representatives of local K-12 schools and nonprofits came together to celebrate and recognize community service on college campuses across the state. The event took place at the SERESC conference center in Bedford, New Hampshire.

For a description of each award and to view the 2014 honorees, click on the links below.

Presidents’ Leadership Award
For an individual student or student organization that has made outstanding contributions to community service, service learning, and/or civic engagement efforts on their campus. This award is for a student or student organization that has made service an integral part of their college experience as evidenced through their contribution to the community.

Presidents’ Good Steward Award
For a member of the faculty, administration or staff member who has contributed his or her professional expertise in service to the wider community and who has significantly advanced public service on their campus.

Presidents’ Community Partner Award
For a non-profit organization who has enhanced the quality of life in the community in meaningful and measurable ways and engaged in the development of sustained, reciprocal partnerships with a college or university.