The Crenson-Hertz Award for Community-Based Learning
The Crenson-Hertz Award is an award for Community-Based Learning and Participatory Research. It is established in honor of emeritus faculty members, Matthew Crenson and Neil Hertz. The annual award is given to one or two faculty member who are dedicated to community engagement. This is displayed through their teaching, academic program development, and/or research that has enriched student learning and established meaningful community partnerships. Read the recipient list below.
Crenson-Hertz Award Recipient List
- Dr. Linda Gorman, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Teaching Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Dr. Gorman has been recognized for taking neuroscience beyond the walls of the classroom and for her engaging teaching style. For over 14 years, the Making Neuroscience Fun Program has both enriched Baltimore area youth but also Johns Hopkins students. Dr. Gorman’s other efforts include HopKids, Aphasia Life Enrichment, and Kids Enjoying Exercise Now.
We are now accepting nominations for The Crenson-Hertz Award until Friday, April 17, 2017. Learn about the Crenson-Hertz Award nomination process below.
Students, faculty, staff, and community partners can nominate any full-time JHU faculty member. Self-nominations are not accepted. To nominate someone, please send a letter to Gia Grier McGinnis. Please include the following information:
- Nominee’s Name
- Nominee’s Email Address:
- Nominator (Name, Title, and Relationship with Nominee)
Awards are usually selected in April and presented in May. Winners will have their name added to the Crenson-Hertz wall plaque (located in Levering Hall) and receive a $500 award.