SMU’s Office of Leadership and Community Involvement has teamed with the White House to become an Official Certifying Organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Award, a national program recognizing Americans who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to volunteer service. Established in 2003, the award was created by President George W. Bush to give Presidential recognition for volunteer service. Campus community members may nominate individuals, families and groups for the award; the deadline is Mar. 6, 2008. Read more.