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The Ruben Daniels Community Service Award

The Ruben Daniels Community Service Award is named in honor of the late Ruben Daniels, a Saginaw community leader. This award represents the university's highest recognition of employee community involvement and service.


Eligibility/Selection Considerations

  1. Noteworthy and uncompensated contributions to the community in general
  2. Active, long-term involvement in one or more community, civic, educational, business, fraternal, recreational, religious, or service organization(s) in the greater SVSU service area
  3. Leadership position in such organization

Criteria for Nominations

Nominations must cite activities that demonstrate the significant contribution that the individual or team/group, unit/organization has made toward serving their community.

A complete nomination packet must include the following:

  1. Letter or memorandum describing the nominee's qualifications
  2. An extensive list of names of organization(s), years of service, office(s) held, involvement in special projects, etc.
  3. Supportive materials such as letters, testimonials, and tributes are optional.

The Ruben Daniels Community Service Award Committee will select one award to be given to an individual or team/group. The committee is chaired by Michael Mosher, Professor of Art/Communications & Multimedia.



For additional information, please contact the Office of Diversity at (989) 964-4068 or e-mail us at