Jacksonville University is honored both to be recognized for and to recognize outstanding achievements in service. Within this section of the Center for Community Engagement, you will find recognition of the most recent awards our institution has received in the realm of volunteerism and service; as well as the various awards we give to our campus and greater community honoring their commitment to community stewardship. We are dedicated to ensuring that qualified individuals receive the recognition they deserve for their outstanding achievements in service.

Awards Our Volunteers May Be Eligible For

President's Volunteer Service Award

Jacksonville University is proud to partner with HandsOn Jacksonville to recognize service excellence through the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA). The President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes United States citizens and lawfully admitted, permanent residents of the United States who have achieved the required number of hours of service over a 12-month time period or cumulative hours over the course of a lifetime. Hours are measured over a 12-month period and awards are designated based on cumulative hours. The awards are offered in multiple levels and are designed to recognize each milestone of your service achievement. Levels include bronze, silver, gold and the highest honor, the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for those who contribute more than 4,000 hours of service in their lifetime. We are actively soliciting PVSA applications for individuals and groups that qualify for Bronze, Silver and Gold awards for service between March 20th, 2015 and March 20th, 2016 to be recognized on April 13th, 2016 at the Celebration of Service Luncheon. Click here for additional information.

Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne Distinguished Dolphin of Service Award

This award honors outstanding civic leaders who have provided superior service to the community and Jacksonville University. Dr. Kinne, former President of Jacksonville University and current Chancellor Emerita, has lived a life dedicated to serving both our campus community and our world. Her passion for giving, kindness and making an impact embody the spirit of this award. The distinguished recipients for this award will be determined by a committee appointed by the University President and the first award will be given at the 2016 Celebration of Service Luncheon.