Waves of Service
Inaugural Graduate School of Education and Psychology Waves of Service AwardPresented in October 2010 at the Celebration of Excellence
Dr. Steven Long (EdD '08), a graduate of the organizational leadership program, received the honor for his exceptional service work. Dr. Long inspired change in the educational training of students in Asia through the Champions Education Association (CEA) in Taiwan (R.O.C.), Hong Kong, and China. The nonprofit provides leadership and career training for students in elementary school through the university level. The program has graduated two million students from classroom programs in public schools and universities, guided by over 5,500 trained volunteer teachers. Read more...
Inaugural Seaver College Waves of Service AwardPresented in 2010
Julie Davis ('87), founder of Global Treads, received recognition for her outstanding career in service. The nonprofit provides shoes for men, women, and children locally and around the world. Ms. Davis donated the $2,000 award to this organization.
Waves of Service Pilot Chapter Award (Orange County)Presented in October 2010 at the Orange County Waves "Freely Give for the Holiday"
The award, given in honor of John Hall of the Orange County Waves, benefited three Orange County students. These students each received scholarships of $333. Read more about one of the scholarship recipients. Mr. Hall has coached hundreds of executives and managers through career transitions.
Waves of Service Pilot Chapter Award (Dallas Waves)Presented in December 2010 at The Place at Perry's in Dallas, TX
The award to the Dallas Waves honored alumnus Bill Minick (JD '85) for his work with Texoma Youth Camp. This organization promotes values and character building experiences in children.
Waves of Service Chapter AwardPresented in February 2011 at the Chapter Leadership Conference
The Orange County Waves received this honor for its exceptional service-related endeavours. The chapter supported multiple Step Forward Day events, established new protocols for offering Waves of Service scholarships, and awarded a Waves of Service speaker. Read more...
Graziadio School of Business and Management Waves of Service AwardPresented in May 2011 at the George Awards
Cassandra Loch (MBA '06) serves as CEO of Prototypes, an organization rebuilding the lives of women, children, and communities affected by substance abuse, mental illness, homelessness, disease, and domestic violence. Ms. Loch donated the $2,000 award to this nonprofit, which has provided innovative health, mental health and social services to more than 15,000 women and children.