Congratulations to Business Communication junior Paul Farrell, recipient of the Newman Civic Fellowship as a representative of Stevenson University.

In the words of Stevenson president Dr. Elliot Hirshman, "Paul Farrell, a junior Business Communication student at Stevenson University, embodies the ethic of service and civic engagement as a student-leader on campus. As President of Campus Crusade for Christ, a global Christian non-profit, Farrell has planned and provided guidance for over 20 events for the Stevenson community and beyond, often addressing issues such as homelessness in Baltimore. Farrell who is actively involved in the Male Initiative of Leadership and Excellence (M.I.L.E.) at Stevenson has facilitated multiple events that served the community, such as feeding the hungry, protecting the environment, assisting in the creation of athletic facilities, and reaching and supporting urban youth. Farrell is a humble leader who is involved because he truly wants to serve others. Service has become an integral component of his college career, and he often leads by example. Farrell is sincere in every aspect of his life, which allows him to represent Stevenson with professionalism and excellence, while also enriching the lives of the people that surround him."

The Newman Civic Fellowship "recognizes and supports community-committed students who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country," according to the Fellowship's website. It's a one-year experience for honored students to gain access to in-person and virtual learning opportunities, networking events, and mentoring.

Congratulations, Paul! More information is available here. (Photo from campuscompact.org)