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Service honored nationally for sixth year

The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, launched in 2006, annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and placing more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement. 

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Tulane is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2012, recognizing the university’s commitment to service and civic engagement. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

 

March 27, 2012

Kathryn Hobgood Ray
khobgood@tulane.edu

Tulane University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2012 by the Corporation for National and Community Service. This is the sixth consecutive year that Tulane has received the honor.

“This is recognition from the highest levels of the federal government of our commitment to service and civic engagement on our campus,” said Vincent Ilustre, executive director of the Tulane Center for Public Service, which administers the university’s undergraduate public service requirement. More...

 

 

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