Nominations Open for Enough is Enough AwardThe Dr. Steve Jacobsen "Enough is Enough" Award will recognize individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to social justice and advancing peace
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.