Congratulations to the Trinity Voluntary Tuition Programme who have been awarded an Honorable Mention by the MacJannet Prize selection committee. The MacJannet Prize recognizes the winning programs as models of excellent global citizenship and civic engagement for universities worldwide and will continue to raise awareness and encourage community engagement within higher education.
Three programs were awarded Honorable Mentions:
Voluntary Tuition Program (VTP), Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
CLiCNews, Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland)
Diplomado en Educacion para el Desarrollo Sustentable, Universidad Santiago de Chile (Chile)
As in years past, the quality and the diversity of the projects that have been nominated by member universities is truly remarkable and demonstrates the global reach of the community engagement movement in higher education.
· First place winner, receiving $7,500: NCSC Education for Empowerment, National University of Sciences and Technology (Pakistan)
· Second place winner, receiving $5,000: UTS Shopfront Community Program, University of Technology Sydney (Australia)
· Third place winner, receiving $2,500: I DEAL Sudan, Ahfad University for Women (Sudan)
The MacJannet Prize committee received 61 nominations from 48 universities in 17 countries around the world, and the Selection Committee was highly impressed by the quality and scope of all of the programs.