Civic & Community Engagement Awards: 2018 Recipients

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Special Recognition: ICCE honors Thomas Ehrlich, J.D.

Thomas Ehrlich, J.D.

Thomas Ehrlich is well-known as a pioneer in the field of civic engagement. The former chair of the Campus Compact board of directors, he is the author or co-author of fourteen books, including Educating Citizens: Preparing America’s Undergraduates for Lives of Moral and Civic Responsibility (2003), Civic Responsibility and Higher Education (2003), and Educating for Democracy: Preparing Undergraduates for Responsible Political Engagement (2007). While a Distinguished University Scholar at the California State University, he helped design CSU Monterey Bay’s civic engagement curriculum and taught regularly at San Francisco State. Mr. Ehrlich was a former law professor and dean of Stanford Law School and returned to Stanford in 2009 as a Visiting Professor of Education where he is now an adjunct professor. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, Tom also holds five honorary degrees! Tom has also previously served as president of Indiana University, and provost of the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, from 2000 to 2010, Tom was a Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. His research interests include access and equity, civic education, curriculum and instruction, moral education, state and federal education policy, and more. 

Provost Summit gives Lifetime Achievement award to Thomas Ehrlich

In honor of Dr. Gerald ("Jerry") Eisman, the new ICCE Eisman Award for Engaged Scholarship was announced.

Professor Eisman receiving Award recognition Award

This Award recognizes the exceptional work of our faculty who demonstrate excellence in engagement with our communities through use of service-learning as a teaching method.

Lucas Metcalf-Tobin

Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism | College of Health & Social Sciences

Lucas Metcalf-Tobin receiving award

This award recognizes the extraordinary work and the impact that SF State students have within our surrounding communities through their service-learning experience. Recipients of this award have made a significant contribution to our institution’s culture of engagement, further establishing and strengthening SF State’s commitment to supporting the communities we serve. 

Estevan Lopez

Master of Arts in Economics | Lam Family College of Business  

Estevan Lopez receiving award

Alondra Corona

Child and Adolescent Development | College of Health & Social Sciences

Alondra Corona receiving award

This award recognizes SF State students who have performed exceptional outreach and engagement with Bay Area communities through their personal commitment to service. 

Kristy Lui

Master's candidate, Gerontology | College of Health & Social Sciences 

Auranelle Munoz

Urban Studies and Planning | College of Health & Social Sciences 

Auranelle Munoz receiving award

This award recognizes the exceptional work of our community partners and one organization that demonstrates excellence in contributing to student learning outcomes and increased faculty awareness each year is honored. Enhancing faculty knowledge of community needs as well as their impact on course content is equally important. 

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy & National Park Service

Lead: Elizabeth Lindner, Program Manager, Internships & Service Initiatives



Elizabeth Linder receiving award

This Award recognizes SF State staff members who have supported exceptional outreach and/or engagement with Bay Area communities through their personal and professional commitment. 

David Matsumoto, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology | College of Science & Engineering


David Matsumoto receiving award