David Payne Academic Community Engagement Award

The David Payne Academic Community Engagement Award honors a faculty member who has achieved excellence in Academic Community Engagement with $5,000 and a commendation medal. Recipients of this award have taught SHSU students the value of community engagement and have collaborated with community partners to meet community needs and improve quality of life.

This application is open to ACE faculty members who have been formally nominated for the David Payne Award for Academic Community Engagement. If you were nominated, you will have received formal notification of the nomination and an invitation to complete the application.

Online Application Link

Previous Award Winners

  • Mary Breaux - 2021
  • Linda James - 2020
  • Nancy Stockall - 2019
  • Edie Wells - 2018
  • Jim Dozier - 2017
  • Sanjay Mehta - 2016
  • Karen Miller - 2015
  • Jose Santiago - 2014
  • Diana Nabors - 2013
  • Phillip Lyons - 2012