MMU to be recognized at Engaged Campus Awards

Mount Mercy University’s Science Club and senior biology major Emilie Jacobson will be recognized by Iowa Campus Compact for their work in civic and community engagement.

On May 29, 2015 a reception will be held in the Pappajohn Education Center in Des Moines, Iowa. The Engaged Campus award ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. The Science Club is being awarded an honorable mention in the Mission Award category. Jacobson is being recognized as a Newman Civic Fellow.

“It is great for the Science Club to be acknowledged by the Iowa Campus Compact because it rewards the students, especially the Science Club officers and faculty, for participating in such a unique service experience,” said Joseph Nguyen, assistant professor of chemistry and advisor to the Science Club.

The Engaged Campus Awards are recognition of individuals and groups for their hard work toward deepening and strengthening campus, civic and community engagement.

IACC is a statewide association of college and university presidents. IACC’s goals are to educate students for active citizenship and build strong communities. Find out more about who they are at their website:

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