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Leadership awards, class speaker nominations due today

Just a final reminder that applications and nominations for both Student Leadership Awards and Senior Class Speaker are due at 5 p.m. today (Monday, April 13).

Leadership Awards

Please click here to see the Leadership Honors and Awards webpage. Please click on the links in the drop down section under each award to nominate individuals and organizations for the 2019-2020 Leadership Awards. Below is a list of the awards that are being considered at this time. Award descriptions are on the nomination forms and on the Leadership Honors and Awards webpage. Nominations are due by Monday, April 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm. All are encouraged to nominate outstanding students, clubs and organizations, programs, and faculty/staff for these prestigious honors.

The following awards are being considered: 

  • The Jacob Wardwell Edwards Prize
  • http://www.surveymonkey.com/i/t.gifThe Make A Difference Award
  • http://www.surveymonkey.com/i/t.gifThe Social Justice Award
  • The Commitment to Campus Well Being Award
  • The Rising Star Award
  • The Student Organization President of the Year
  • The Student Leader of the Year Award
  • The Community Builder Award 
  • The Peter C. Clute Award for Outstanding Character
  • The Advisor of the Year Award
  • The Commitment to Student Development Award 
  • The Outstanding Program of the Year Award
  • The Student Organization of the Year Award
  • The Excellence in Marketing Award
  • The Collaborative Effort of the Year Award 
  • The Alpha Sigma Kappa Class of 1938 Memorial Prize
  • The Elizabeth W. Fischer Prize
  • The Tamara Lee Wefler Prize 

Senior Class Speaker

Please click here to see the application for the role of Senior Class Commencement Speaker. Applicants will be provided with remote audition instructions upon completion of their application. The completed application form must be inclusive of the application form, a resume, and a copy of your speech. All applicants should compose a speech that is approximately 700-900 words in length, reflective of the interests of the entire senior class, and is relevant for all audience members (current Seniors, families, alumni, faculty, staff, etc).

Please contact the Gates Center with any questions about either of these selection processes.