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SVSU History: Thomson Award for Empowering Learning in Community Engagement

About the Award

Thomson Award for Empowering Learning in Community Engagement

Honorees are recognized for their innovation and leadership in advancing student learning through community engagement that fosters reciprocal community partnerships and enhances SVSU's contributions to the local, regional, state, national, or global community.  This award was established in 2016 by Tony and Joni Thomson, local Meemic Insurance agency owners who proudly serve the educational community and appreciate the commitment by SVSU faculty and staff to prepare educated, engaged citizens.

SEE SVSU web page for Thomson Award for Empowering Learning in Community Engagement

Recipients

  • 2016 - Jason Schoenmeyer (Associate Director of Student Life)
  • 2017 - Joseph Ofori-Dankwa (Harvey Randall Wickes Chair in International Studies)
  • 2018 - J. Blake Johnson (Professor of Art)
  • 2019 -  Rajani Muraleedharan (Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering)