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Nominations Open for Enough is Enough Award

The Dr. Steve Jacobsen "Enough is Enough" Award will recognize individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to social justice and advancing peace
Feb 26, 2013

Nominations are now being accepted for The Dr. Steve Jacobson "Enough Is Enough" Award.  Nominees will have demonstrated a commitment to social justice and to advancing peace on the Pacific campus and/or local community.  "Enough Is Enough" (EIE) is a national campaign that seeks to develop and implement solutions to campus and community violence. EIE is a program of NASPA, the national professional association of student life administrators.

Nominations may be made in the following categories:

  • student (undergraduate or graduate)
  • faculty; staff/administration
  • community leader or community-based organization. 

The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, March 22, 2013.   To make a nomination, please write a brief letter of support explaining how the individual or community-based organization has contributed to advancing the goals of social justice and peace on campus or in the Stockton community. 

Submit nomination letters via email to: Dr. Lisa Cooper, Associate Vice President for Student Life at lcooper@pacific.edu.  

Previous award winners include:

  • Professor Susan Giraldez for her contributions to the University's response to campus sexual violence 
  • undergraduate student Ginny Durakovich for her leadership in organizing a candlelight vigil for Tyler Clementi
  • With Our Words, Inc., a Stockton community organization for its award-winning and life-changing literacy work with local youth 
  • Professor Laurie Lichter-Heath, faculty member in the Eberhardt School of Business, for establishing a student conflict resolution and mediation program, in partnership with Student Life as well as her work with Global Law Brigades (the legal equivalent to Doctors without Borders)
  • Dr. Steve Jacobson, Associate Vice President for Student Life and champion for improving  campus climate at Pacific for LGBTQIA students, faculty and staff
  • Graduate student Parastoo Nina Massoumi for, among other accomplishments, her leadership in designing, implementing, and assessing the Multicultural Center's Introduction to Social Justice Advocacy course
  • Operation Peacekeepers for their transformational work with youth and preventing gang violence.  

This year's honorees will be celebrated at a reception on Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Grace Covell Hall.  For more information about nominating a student, faculty member, staff/administrator or community leader or organization, please contact lcooper@pacific.edu.  

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