Nominations Open for Carl Rom Colthoff Experiential Learning Award | College of Arts

Nominations Open for Carl Rom Colthoff Experiential Learning Award

Posted on Friday, February 16th, 2024

Written by James McCormick

Many students are walking on the University of Guelph campus. Carl Rom Calthoff Experiential Learning Award

The College of Arts is thrilled to announce the nomination period is open for the Carl Rom Colthoff Experiential Learning Award, administered by the Experiential Learning Hub at the University of Guelph. This award, generously established by U of G Alumnus Carl Rom Colthoff, aims to recognize students who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community engagement through their participation in University-organized experiential learning opportunities. 

Nominations for this distinguished award will be accepted until February 23, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. All members of the U of G community are invited to consider nominating deserving candidates.   

The Carl Rom Colthoff Experiential Learning Award is presented annually to a current U of G student in good standing or a student who graduated in the fall semester immediately preceding the award deadline. To qualify, the student must have taken the initiative to contribute more significantly to their community by participating in a University-organized, experiential learning opportunity. Eligible experiential learning opportunities include Catalyst experiences, community-engaged learning courses, field courses, the Peer Helper Program, practicums, and Undergraduate Research Assistant/Undergraduate Student Research Award positions.

The award winner will be presented with a certificate of recognition alongside a monetary award of $500. Their achievement will be publicly celebrated on the Experiential Learning Hub website and various social media platforms. 

  • This award underscores U of G’s commitment to fostering meaningful and engaging experiential learning opportunities for students which empower them to engage in deeply impactful work in their communities. 

Visit the Experiential Learning website to read more about the award, view eligibility details, and learn how to submit a nomination.