2017 Student Organizations Leadership Awards
Be Recognized for Your Efforts!
Submit a nomination form for a deserving Organization, Student, or Staff member below and please submit them by April 7, 2017 before NOON to:
The Student Organizations Leadership Awards Reception will be held on April 24th in the Curris Center Small Ballroom at 7 PM.
Center for Student Involvement
Award Information & Nomination Forms
- A Rising Racer
This award is presented annually to a rising Murray State University student leader who has been actively involved in campus life and has shown a commitment to enhancing campus life at Murray State University. This is a one-time award.
- Graduate Student Leadership
This award is presented to a graduate student who is in their second year of graduate school and has demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of leadership and involvement in student life during the past year. This is a one-time award.
- Outstanding Community Service Project of the Year
This award is presented to the organization that has reflected good citizenship through actions of service to the community. This is not a fundraiser, but a creative, innovative and effective community service project.
- Outstanding New Student Organization of the Year
This award is presented to a student organization that has been registered at Murray State University for less than three (3) years. The Outstanding New Student Organization must be able to meet the following qualifications: fundraising, service to the University and community, university involvement, fulfillment of the organizations’ mission/purpose. This is a one-time award.
Click HERE to download the Guide to Creating an Organizational Portfolio
- Racer Hero Award
This award is presented to the Murray State University staff member. This is a behind the scenes award for staff not directly linked to any student organization, but who has assisted an organization or various organizations.
- Student Organization of the Year
This award is presented annually to recognize a student organization that has made a significant contribute to the university community through activities, programs, and service projects. The award is based on the number and quality of campus events held, amount of community service performed, involvement with university events, and the commitment to further advance leadership at Murray State University beyond the classroom.
- Student Organization President of the Year
This award is to honor a student organization president who has excelled in their role of president.
- Vice President of Student Affairs Top 10 Student Leaders
This award is presented by the Vice President of Student Affairs to ten student leaders who have been active in campus life at the university through their leadership within student organizations.