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Students Can Apply for New Broderick-Evon Award for Community Engagement and Service

Applications for a student award recently established by President John Broderick and first lady Kate Broderick, the Broderick-Evon Award for Community Engagement and Service, are being accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, March 2.

The prize was established in honor of Ellen Broderick and Joan Evon. It will be awarded to any student "who has displayed commitment to service and civic engagement to the university and surrounding community through superior leadership and service." Faculty and staff members who know of deserving students are encouraged to tell them to apply.

The recipient will receive a monetary award and will be announced at the Old Dominion's Student Awards Reception and Dinner on May 3.

Complete application packets include:

•A letter of support by any faculty member, staff member, chaplain or graduate of the university.

•Two letters of recommendation. They should be written by individuals who know the merit of the applicant's work or who can cite examples of the applicant's character, leadership and/or academic ability.

•A completed application. Students can download the application packet at


All details about the application process are within the packet. For more information contact Don Stansberry at 3-3442 or dstansbe@odu.edu.

This article was posted on: February 20, 2012

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