Outstanding Student Leader Award

The Oustanding Student Leader Award is intended to recognize student achievements in student-initiated/student-directed activities. These include the student organizations, committees, and special activities whose events or programs are coordinated with or administered by Student Engagement & Events.

Areas of involvement may include:

  • Active participation in a student organization leadership role.
  • Active participation on a campus committee (campus governance or programming committees).
  • Participation as a campus leader in the Residential Life program.


  • Evidence of a high level of commitment to the activities.
  • Ability to motivate and to coordinate the efforts of others.
  • Ability to greatly enhance the activities in which he/she is involved.

The following will be considered when choosing award winners:

  • Length of involvement
  • Diversity of involvement
  • Creativity
  • Cooperation & collaboration
  • Acceptance of responsibility
  • Resourcefulness
  • Knowledge of campus
  • Individual growth and learning
  • Ethics and vision

Please Note: Award recipients from previous years should not be considered for recognition again. 

Nomination Process