ATLANTA – The Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE) will receive a Georgia State University Carl V. Patton President’s Award for Community Service and Social Justice at the 2020 Service Recognition Awards Ceremony on April 28. GILEE, which is being honored as the Outstanding University Program, will be featured during a livestream of the event, which starts that Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.
The Carl V. Patton President’s Awards for Community Service and Social Action recognize students, student organizations, faculty, staff and community partners who are making significant contributions to the greater Atlanta community through their outstanding commitment to service.
The recipients of these prestigious awards will have demonstrated the university’s philosophy and commitment to developing positive connections with its community to gain a better understanding of civic responsibility. All award winners, including GILEE, are featured in short videos at https://events.gsu.edu/service-recognition/
“Congratulations to GILEE! Their work over more than 25 years embodies the philosophy and spirit of the Patton Award to the core. We are proud that GILEE is an important part of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies,” said Dean Sally Wallace.
“It’s a real honor to receive this award, named after a president who made such a difference,” said Professor Emeritus Robbie Friedmann, founding director of GILEE.
View the livestream for Georgia State’s 2020 Service Recognition Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 28, at 3:00 p.m. at https://events.gsu.edu/service-recognition/.