Fla. (November 13, 2013) – Tallahassee
Community College received three awards at the 2013 Florida Campus Compact
Awards Gala, held November 7, 2013, at Palm Beach State College.
won the Student Affairs Partnering with
Academic Affairs Award for Connect2Complete (C2C), a program that connects
students in developmental and college success classes with peer leaders,
experienced students who attend the classes and help C2C students set goals, engage
with college life, navigate college systems, access college resources, and
develop a commitment to leadership and service.
won the Engaged Campus of the Year
Award for the Florida College System and was runner-up in that category
among all colleges and universities in Florida. The award recognizes “exemplary
commitment to advancing the civic purposes of higher education, improving
community life, and educating students for civic and social responsibility."
Lindsey Smitherman-Brown, assistant professor of humanities, received the Community Engagement Educator Award,
which recognizes “significant contributions to the institutionalization of
community engagement by inspiring a vision for service on the campus.” Smitherman-Brown
was honored for her work with faculty members to develop service-learning
courses in her former post as TCC’s service learning and civic engagement
information, contact Lindsey Smitherman-Brown at (850) 201-8035 or firstname.lastname@example.org.