COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARD CRITERIA
Purpose: To recognize exemplary contributions that 1) impact the well-being of the community or individuals in the community, and 2) enhances the learning experience of UTK students, or 3) teaching and research for UTK faculty.
The official nomination should describe the ways the nominee meets qualifications for this award based on their partnership role within a given community, setting or population. Successful nominations should include specific examples of the nominee’s work related to one of these priority areas or other areas that reflect the strategic goals of the university. Letters of Support should comment on the impact of the community partners contributions on the community, setting, or population served and address all of the items in the nomination packet.