Employee Wellbeing

2020 CSUN Community Engaged Staff Award Nomination Form

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Sponsored by CSUN’s Office of Community Engagement, the CSUN Community Engaged Staff Award is presented to a staff member or administrator whose exceptional programmatic, organizational, service or volunteer efforts created greater collaboration between CSUN and our larger communities (local, regional/state, national, global) in order to contribute to the public good and nurture  and  sustain  student  success. The recipient embodies what it means to be an engaged Matador, having worked within the community to strengthen democratic values, civic responsibility and/or address critical societal issues.

Through the CSUN Community Engaged Staff Award, the Office of Community Engagement expresses its pride and appreciation to an individual who does the important work of building community partnerships, of giving back, and of positively contributing to our society. It focuses attention on outstanding persons and their accomplishments, but also on the vital relationship between staff and community partners in co-creating partnerships that value reciprocity and deepen our learning opportunities and positively impact student success.


Regular full or part-time staff, including permanent or long term temporary, or administrator of the University can be nominated for this award. Nominees must have completed one year of service. 


Nominations must provide specific examples of how the nominee has achieved the following: 

  1. Beyond the normal scope of their work duties, worked within the community (local, regional/state, national, global) to contribute to the public good, and/or strengthen democratic values and civic responsibility and/or addressed critical societal issues which encouraged greater community connection to CSUN, and nurtured and sustained student success.
  2. Developed successful collaborative relationships with community partners that resulted in progress towards achievement of the University's mission and planning priorities.
  3. Commitment to living the values of the university, community engagement, volunteerism, and service to the University.


Please provide information pertaining to the Nominee, You (the Nominator), and the Nominee's Supervisor.

It is recommended that you use the preview of the nomination form provided on the Staff Service Awards page to prepare your responses so that you may paste them into the form in one sitting.

After you successfully submit your nomination, you will receive an email with which you can view and print a copy of your nomination. If you do not receive an email, you have not successfully submitted your nomination.

The nomination must be complete and received by Noon, Thursday, March 12, 2020.