30 Jan 2020

CACC Congratulates USD’s Christopher Nayve as one of 3 recipients for the Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award!

Christopher Nayve, Associate Vice President at the University of San Diego Named One of Campus Compact’s 2020 Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award Recipients

Christopher Nayve, Associate Vice President for Community Engagement and Anchor Initiatives at the University of San Diego, is recognized for his long-term commitment to advancing higher education community engagement locally, nationally, and internationally. As the leader of the University of San Diego’s Anchor Institution mission, Chris has helped position the university as a Binational Anchor Institution. He has worked diligently to educate campus leaders to align procurement, hiring, and admissions practices, and other economic impact initiatives in ways that benefit local communities. More broadly, Chris has become widely recognized in the field of community engagement for his ability to forge new and long-term campus-community partnerships in the areas of housing, poverty, economic development, education, social justice, micro-finance, and diversity and inclusion.

The Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award celebrates the ethical leadership and advocacy demonstrated by Community Engagement Professionals. For the full press release, click here.