On February 3, 2015, President Pelton announced the Emerson College President’s Award for Civic Leadership in collaboration with the College’s Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning and Research. The award was established to celebrate civic leadership by recognizing individuals in Boston, as well as nationally and globally, whose actions have made a positive impact on society. It is presented on an ongoing basis to individuals who demonstrate creative courage in advancing social justice, selfless action to better the lives of others, and/or outstanding leadership that advances the common good.

If you would like to nominate an individual or individuals for the President’s Award for Civic Leadership, please email information to civicleadershipaward [at] emerson.edu (civicleadershipaward[at]emerson[dot]edu).