Thursday, February 19, 2015           Volume 3 Issue 21

Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award

The Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award program, is administered by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and recognizes outstanding community service performed at a campus level by students and faculty/staff. Five students and five faculty/staff throughout the state will be selected to receive a $1000 award.

Selection Criteria

Demonstrated Public Service

Public service should be based on what constitutes public service to the community as defined by the respective institution’s role and mission, as well as service to the institution itself. The service should be beyond the scope of nominee’s paid duties or classroom expectation.

Nominee's Effectiveness

An evaluation of the nominee’s effectiveness shall be judged by his/her impact on individuals, groups, or organizations served. This should include evidence of the success of his/her service, in terms of improvement of communities, volunteer work programs, charitable service, and leadership roles in community.


So that the decision process can be as objective as possible, each nomination should be accompanied by a complete and careful documentation of the candidate’s public service contribution. The nomination should be made on the basic data sheet (attached) with the community service activities outlined on the data sheet.

The data sheet (application) can be found online at Data Sheets are due Monday, March 2, 5:00 p.m.

If you have any questions about the process, please feel free to call or email David Belote (3011) ( or George Daniel (3723) (