Congratulations to the 2016 Student Leadership Awards Recipients
UNI C.A.R.E. Awards
C.A.R.E. (Creating A Responsible Environment) Awards are intended for UNI students, faculty, staff, organizations or programs that have demonstrated outstanding commitment to and positive impact on a sustainable future .
NextGen Climate Action Iowa - UNI Chapter
Drake Martin Gold Star Awards
This award is given to student leaders for outstanding contributions to on-campus living at UNI. This is the highest residential leadership award at UNI and has been presented annually since 1989.
Student Employee of the Year
Whether it is welcoming new students during orientation or making cookies in the bakery—we simply could not provide all the great services at UNI without the nearly 4,000 student employees. Every year supervisors are asked to nominate their exemplary students for Student Employee of the Year. The finalists are selected based on the impact of their contribution, their initiative, professionalism and quality of work.
Student Organization Emerging Leader of the Year
This award is designed to recognize a member in a student organization that has demonstrated emerging leadership in the organization, a commitment to developing their own leadership ability, and has exceeded the expectations of the membership of the organization.
Student Organization Advisor of the Year
This award is designed to recognize a student organization advisor who has excelled and exemplified outstanding service, dedication, and leadership to the organization to distinguish itself.
Student Organization Program of Distinction
This award is designed to recognize significant achievements by student organizations in the planning and presentation of programs.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service (presented by Service & Leadership Council)
Adopt a Platoon (presented by UNI Veterans Association)
Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership
This scholarship recognizes students for their leadership contributions during their tenure at UNI and potential to model leadership for women.
Student Organization of the Year
This award is designed to recognize a student organization that has exemplified excellence among its peers in the dedication and development of its members, and its contributions to the campus community and beyond.
National Student Speech Language Hearing Association - UNI Chapter
Servant Leader Award
The Servant Leader Award recognizes those who have worked for the common good while putting the needs of others first.
Outstanding Student Leader
The Outstanding Student Leader Award is designed to recognize students who have demonstrated dedication and leadership through their involvement in one or more campus activities.
Lux Service Award
The Lux Service Award is the most prestigious award given to graduating senior students each academic year to acknowledge the culmination of their overall involvement. Recipients consistently go above and beyond, leaving a lasting legacy upon graduation.