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Paul Sather is the Director of the Service Learning Academy as well as the American Humanics program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha overseeing faculty, supervising special projects, and serves as the main representative for the academy at all levels. Prior to his position with the Service Learning Academy and American Humanics, Paul was a faculty member of the UNO School of Social Work where he served as the Associate Director.

Paul currently serves as an esteemed member of the Midwest Consortium, the AACU university representative, American Democracy Project campus representative, secretary of the board of Directors of the Non-Profit Association of the Midlands.

Paul Sather has also co-authored various publication regarding serve learning and civic engagement including works published in Diversity Digest, The Journal of Teaching in Social Work, Advances in Service Learning Research and a chapter in the text, Service Learning and Social Work: Strategies for Social Justice.


1999 UNO Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award for the College of Public affairs and Community Service

2003 Award for Excellence in Service Learning Teaching at UNO

2004 Presented at the International Conference on Improving University Teaching in Bern, Switzerland

2005 Presented at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education in New York City (date) International Conference on Service Learning and Civic Engagement in Galway, Ireland

2006 Received Administrative Commendation Award from the Midwest consortium for Service Learning in Higher Education

2007 received the UNO Chancellor's Award

2008/2009 Princeton Premier Registry

2009 received Voyage Award by the Midwest consortium for Service Learning for his extraordinary efforts in advancing Service Learning and for his leadership in building a culture of engagement at UNO

2010 received the Can Do spirit of volunteerism award from Kids Can