|Ernest A. Lynton Award|
The Ernest A. Lynton Award was established in 1996 by the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE). A founding member of NERCHE, Ernest Lynton served as the academic vice president for the University of Massachusetts system from 1973-1980. The award honors his work in raising the profile and status of faculty professional service both nationally and internationally. Dr. Lynton championed a vision of scholarly engagement as inclusive, collaborative, and problem-oriented work in which academics share knowledge-generating tasks with the public and involve community partners as participants in public problem solving. NERCHE and CUMU partner to manage the Lynton Award. The award is presented annually at the CUMU Conference.
LSUS demonstrates its commitment to its community through the Community Service Initiative. The University maintains an updated list of service opportunities, ongoing projects, and resources for community engagement and environmental sustainability. Check out their blog!