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2020 EPIC-Network Conference Award Nominations Open

Every year, EPIC-N celebrates outstanding contributions by university programs and community partners through the award process that is now open for nominations.


The mission of EPIC-N is to unite universities and communities to exponentially expand human flourishing. Every year, EPIC-N celebrates the outstanding university program and the outstanding community partner propelling that mission.

Do you have a program you think is deserving of the title? Do you know a community leader who went above and beyond to make the student, faculty, and project experience great? Share it with us so they can be recognized!

Nominations are due by Sunday, February 2 at 11:59 PM.

The Outstanding Program Award

The purpose of this award is to honor programs that have successfully demonstrated a mutually beneficial and invested partnership between higher education and local governments. Award winners promote cooperation among education, community, government, and business leaders. They work on critical community issues and increase public awareness and support for higher education and local government partnerships. The winner of the reward will receive a commemorative plaque and reimbursement for one to attend the 2020 EPIC-N Conference which covers registration, travel, and lodging.


The Outstanding Community Partner Award

The purpose of this award is to honor an institution or individual community partner who built and maintained a successful community-university partnership with their local EPIC-N program. In particular, nominees should demonstrate how they used their involvement to achieve locally-defined public goals and advance the civic mission of the institution. The winner of the reward will receive a commemorative plaque and reimbursement for one to attend the 2020 EPIC-N Conference which covers registration, travel, and lodging.


Resources to Assist Your Submission

Detailed description of the award nomination and eligibility criteria.

List of prompts for nomination forms (for reference only). Please use the Qualtrics form in the links above to submit your nomination.

Past Award Winners

Questions about the award process that cannot wait? Email your questions to info@epicn.org or call 608-709-8644.