Congratulations to the 2019 Student Leadership Awards Recipients
UNI CARE Award
CARE (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.
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.
Boots to Books Scholarship Recipient
Boots to Books is a program designed to help veterans transition to civilian life and the college environment. Although many military and veteran students are eligible for G.I. benefits, more than half of them are still in need of financial assistance. In an effort to support the educational endeavors of our military and veteran students, the Boots to Books scholarship was created.
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.
Dr. Charlotte West Scholar-Athlete West Award
The Missouri Valley Conference will present the Dr. Charlotte West Award annually, to one female and one male student-athlete who have completed intercollegiate eligibility in their primary sport, to recognize outstanding achievement in academics, athletics, services and leadership. Nominees from UNI are recognized at the Student Leadership Awards.
Crystal Florman, Women's Swimming and Diving
Isaac Holtz, Men's Track and Field
NISG Above and Beyond Awards
These awards are given by students to recognize faculty and staff for their commitment to student development and success. Two awards will be given out, one focusing on student learning and the other on student success.
Student Success Award - Allyson Rafanello
Student Learning Award - Ronnie Chen
Most Promising New Leader in a Student Organization
This award is designed to recognize a member in a student organization that has demonstrated emerging leadership in the organization, a commitment to developing his/her leadership ability, and has exceeded the expectations of the membership of the organization.
Joel Gan, International Student Promoters
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.
Ashley Adams, Campus Activities Board, Service & Leadership Council, and Panther Pantry
Student Organization Program of Distinction
This award is designed to recognize significant achievements by student organizations in the planning and presentation of programs.
"A Rabbi, A Pastor, and An Imam: Stronger Together" (presented by Muslim Students Association)
I Love Female Orgasm (presented by Campus Activities Board)
International Student Preview Day (presented by International Student Promoters)
Greek 360 Award
This award is intended to recognize a member of the UNI Fraternity & Sorority Life community who also is an outstanding member of other student organizations on campus and contributes to the community.
Meghan Joens, Alpha Delta Pi
Caleb Gipple, Sigma Phi Epsilon
Most Promising New Student Organization
This award is designed to recognize a new student organization that has demonstrated significant motivation, creativity, innovation, and perseverance.
Readers Today Leaders Tomorrow
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.
Muslim Students Association
Diversity Matters Award
The Diversity Matters Award is presented in recognition of dedication and service to the Univesrity of Northern Iowa in advancement of its diversity-related goals.
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.