Siena Heights University Assistant Professor of Sports Management Dr. Peggy McCann was honored with the Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award by the Michigan Campus Compact at the 13th annual Institute: Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Feb. 12.
This prestigious annual award is the highest MCC bestows on faculty and staff in the state of Michigan. She will be formally honored during a ceremony and dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Mich.
McCann 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 SHU Professor of Anthropology Dr. Linda Easley.
McCann has worked intensively with Sport Management program faculty, students and the staff at the Boys & Girls Club of Lenawee to develop courses that organize a popular co-ed fall flag football program, a family night and an annual community-wide Halloween Party.
She is currently initiating a course called Coach Psychology for Youth which involves further partnering with the Boys & Girls Club of Lenawee.
The Michigan Campus Compact is a coalition of college and university presidents who 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.