Awards and Recognition

The Office of Community Engagement and Service is nationally recognized for providing outstanding community engagement and Service-Learning experiences that benefit our campus and community constituents.

Carnegie Foundation SealMiami was one of 361 universities to receive the prestigious Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement in 2015. The classification is effective for 10 years.

PHECS Honor RollMiami has been named to The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll from 2007-2015. In 2012, Miami was recognized as one of only five recipients of The Presidential Award (Special Focus: Early Childhood Education). And in 2013, Miami was named to the Honor Roll with Distinction.

 NASPA Lead Initiative LogoIn 2017, Miami was named a NASPA Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Lead Institution. The Lead Initiative is a network of 84 colleges and universities committed to encouraging and highlighting the work of student affairs in making CLDE a part of every student’s college education.

Voter Friendly Campus 2017-18 BadgeMiami University has been named a Voter Friendly Campus by NASPA and the Campus Vote Project. This designation is awarded to colleges and universities who develop and execute effectively on a collaboratively developed Campus Action Plan aimed at helping students register and turn out to vote. NASPA and the Campus Vote Project evaluate how well campuses execute on their plans and award the designation accordingly.

All In Bronze Campus. Excellence in Student Voter Engagement. Election 2016.At the first-ever ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony, Miami University received a bronze seal for achieving a student voting rate between 50% and 59%. Miami University also received the “Most Innovative Program Award” for Dr. Ann Elizabeth Armstrong’s Freedom Summer App.