|UNC staff member named Civic Engagement Professional of the Year|
|Tuesday, February 16, 2010|
Jenny Huq of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received the Civic Engagement Professional of the Year Award at Elon University on Feb.10. Huq is the associate director of the Carolina Center for Public Service and director of the APPLES service learning program at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The Civic Engagement Professional of the Year Awardrecognizes a staff person at a North Carolina Campus Compact member campus who has worked toward the institutionalization of service, created and strived toward a vision of service on campus, supported faculty and students, and formed innovative campus-community partnerships.
Huq’s work includes fostering the engagement of faculty, students and community organizations across the curriculum by offering more than 100 service-learning courses annually, nurturing and empowering student leadership that fulfills the organization’s mission and managing program participation that is five times what it was in 2002.