Alger Receives Campus Compact Award
Date: February 7, 2008
Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) announced that Sallie Alger, Head of Bibliographic Services, Periodicals and Services to Adventist International Libraries (SAIL) of the James White Library at Andrews University, was honored with an MCC Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award at the 12th annual Institute: Service-Learning and Civic Engagement. This prestigious annual award is the highest MCC bestows on faculty and staff in the state of Michigan.
Alger was designated by peers as the faculty/staff person on campus who has made the most outstanding contributions in service-learning and community service. This award recognizes her influence on and the engagement of students to be involved in community service or service-learning through modeling, influencing or instruction. She was nominated by Larry Ulery, Service-Learning Director/Professor Community Service at Andrews University.
Her activities range from attending to the aesthetics of the campus, serving on the university-sponsored high school board, and helping to ensure that the community and university libraries function at optimum levels. She is an active member and officer of the Optimist Club International and a member of a community taskforce related to tutoring in elementary and middle public schools.
She will be formally honored during the 2008 Institute: Service-Learning and Community Service Awards Ceremony and Dinner, held at the Bovee University Center on the campus of Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Michigan Campus Compact is a coalition of college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the public purpose of higher education. They promote the education and commitment of Michigan college students to be civically engaged citizens, through creating and expanding academic, co-curricular and campus-wide opportunities for community service, service-learning and civic engagement.