These awards are given annually at the Student Organization Celebration. This year's celebration will take place on April 7. To be considered for any of the awards below, a student organization or individual must have their nomination/application submitted by no later than MARCH 2!
Outstanding New Student Organization
The Outstanding New Student Organization Award is presented to an organization that has been registered for 1-2 academic years.
Student Organization of the Year
The Student Organization of the Year Award is presented to an organization that has been registered for at least 3 academic years.
The EagleSync Utilization of the Year Award is presented to a student organization that demonstrates intentional use of EagleSync.
Making A Difference Award
The Making A Difference Award is presented to a student organization that demonstrates through action the importance of serving the campus, community, country, and the world.
Leading By Example Award
The Leading by Example Award is presented to a student organization that facilitates leadership development and promotes leadership opportunities for its members, the campus, and the community.
President of the Year
This award is to honor a student organization president who has shown exceptional commitment to his/her organization. Qualified candidates will possess strong leadership skills, a high degree of integrity, and have had an overall positive impact on their organization. Student organizations can nominate any student who was president of their organization during any portion of the 2018-2019 academic school year.
Advisor of the Year
This award is to honor the student organization advisor who has demonstrated outstanding contributions with his/her time and expertise. Student organizations can nominate any individual who has volunteered his/her time to advise the organization outside of their regular duties at the University.
This award is given to a student who has served his or her organization in an unassuming and quiet manner. This award is for a student who has not yet held a leadership role, but through a commitment of time and energy he or she has made an impact on the organization and the University community. The student is nominated by his/her peers or advisor for this award, without the nominee’s knowledge.
Student Organization Programming Awards
The Student Organization Programming Awards recognizes student organizations who have sponsored an campus event or taking on an initiative that deserves public recognition. Programming Categories are:
Recognizes a program or event that student activism surrounding multicultural, cross-cultural, and/or diversity issues.
Recognizes a program or event that occurred due to the collaborative relationship between USI organizations and/or departments.
Recognizes a program or event that encouraged social, ethical, and/or civic responsibility.
Recognizes a program or event that empowered students to take action and make a significant difference in the campus community.