Madelyn Levitt Distinguished Community Service Award
In 1996, Madelyn Levitt, a member of the University's Board of Trustees, established a special award to recognize outstanding contributions of Drake faculty and staff to the Drake community. Recipients are chosen on the following criteria:
- demonstrated personal commitment to volunteerism and community service
- an outstanding record of leadership or substantial involvement in community projects, services and activities contributing to the quality of life in our region, state, and/or the nation
- professional and personal values and behavior that typify the ideals of "giving back to others" and "making a difference in the lives of others"
For more details about the award, and instructions for nominating individuals go to