Presidential Volunteer Service Awards

MSU’s Center for Service Learning & Civic Engagement (CSLCE) is proud to be a certifying organization for the Presidential Volunteer Service Awards (PVSA).

The PVSA is "the premier volunteer awards program, encouraging citizens to live a life of service through presidential gratitude and national recognition” (PVSA Website).


Are you eligible for a PVSA?


To find out if you qualify for this prestigious national award, please review this short list of PVSA criteria & eligibility standards.

 

How can you receive a PVSA?

 

Individual MSU Students – Follow this simple 3 step process.

  1. Create a personal account GiveGab and then join the MSU Community.

  2. Volunteer 100+ hours of service within 1 calendar year and comply with all

    of these PVSA criteria & eligibility standards.

  3. Log all volunteer service hours into your GiveGab account before 5 p.m.

    on October 31, 2016.

 

MSU Student Organizations or Groups – Follow this 4 step process. page1image8128

  1. If you have not done so, create a personal account GiveGab and then join the MSU Community.

  2. Volunteer 200+ hours of service within 1 calendar year (with every member of your group volunteering 25+ hours) and comply with all of these PVSA criteria & eligibility standards.

  3. Contact KC Keyton at (517) 353 4400 or (keytonkr@msu.edu) to set up a MSU group account on GiveGab.

  4. Log all members volunteer service hours into your MSU group GiveGab account before 5 p.m. on October 31, 2016.

 

*If you have any questions or concerns about these PVSA guidelines, contact MSU’s Center for ServiceBLearning & Civic Engagement @ 517B353B4400 or spartanswillserve.vps.msu.edu

    Awards and Recognition

    In recognition of the service and engagement of our faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners, Michigan State University was awarded the following prestigious awards in 2014

    U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Logo

    2014 U.S. President's "Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll (with Distinction)"

    Carnegie Foundation Logo

    2014 Carnegie Foundation "Elective Community Engagement" Classification

    Michigan Campus Compact Logo

    2014 Michigan Campus Compact "Engaged Campus of the Year"