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Community Champions

The University is seeking nominations for the Cal U Community Champions award.

The new award honors individuals who have made a significant contribution of time and/or talent to California University and its students.

University employees and current students are not eligible for this award.  Cal U graduates may be nominated, but alumni status is not required.  Although Cal U Community Champions are not part of the University's formal structure, this annual award will recognize their exemplary service in areas such as:

  • Academic enrichment
  • Research opportunities
  • Internship opportunities
  • Mentoring
  • Career development

Who is a Cal U Community Champion?

A potential champion may be:

  • Someone who has devoted time and/or talent to benefit California University and its students.
  • Someone who goes "above and beyond" to enhance the value of the Cal U experience, either inside or outside of the classroom.
  • Someone whose leadership, commitment or service has made a positive impact on the University.
  • Someone who has made a significant difference in the lives of Cal U students.

Nominate a Cal U Champion

Any current Cal U student or employee may nominate an individual to receive the Cal U Community Champions award.  Your name and campus e-mail address are required.

Complete the online nomination form to suggest an award winner.  Be sure to explain why this individual deserves to be recognized as a Cal U Community Champion.  If submitting multiple nominations, please complete a separate online nomination form for each nominee.

All nominations will be evaluated by the Community Champions Committee, which will select the award winners.  Each winner will receive a certificate suitable for framing.