Student Leadership Awards

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The Center for Student Involvement coordinates the annual Student Leadership Awards process each year. This is an excellent way to recognize our outstanding students, staff, and student organizations who make positive and impactful contributions to our campus and surrounding community. The nomination forms for these awards are below.

The annual banquet will be held on April 20, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in the Curris Center Small Ballroom. Each nominee per individual award will be invited and for each organizational nominee, one student representative & one advisor will be invited to attend as well.

The deadline for nominee submissions is April 1, 2020 by 4:30 p.m. 

Instructions

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How to Submit

  • Click on the award(s) below you want to submit
  • Click on the corresponding link
  • Complete the Nomination Form
  • Press "Submit" at the bottom of the nomination form

Required Documents

Grade Authorization Form

A Grade Authorization Form must be submitted to msu.studentorganizations@murraystate.edu for these awards:

  • A Rising Racer
  • Vice President of Student Affairs Top 10 Student Leaders
  • Graduate Student Leadership & Service

Grade Authorization Form (Click to Download)

Please put the award title in the subject line of the email.

 

Organizational Portfolio

A PDF digital copy is due to msu.studentorganizations@murraystate.edu by April 1, 2020 by 4:30 pm.

An Organizational Portfolio must be submitted for these awards:

    • Outstanding New Student Organization of the Year
    • Student Organization of the Year

Guide to Creating an Organizational Portfolio (Click to Download)

Nomination Forms

Individual Awards

Vice President of Student Affairs Top 10 Student Leaders

Description:

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. Each RSO can nominate up to 4 student leaders.

Fill out the Google Form HERE.

A Rising Racer

Description:

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.  Must not have completed more than five semesters at any institution. Each RSO can nominate up to 1 student leader. This is a one-time award.

Fill out the Google Form HERE.

Graduate Student Leadership & Service

Description:

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.  Each RSO can nominate up to 1 student leader. Nominee must have completed at least a year of their graduate program and can not have a full-time postion with Murray State University.
This is a one-time award.

Fill out the Google Form HERE.

Student Organization President of the Year

Description:

This award is to honor a student organization president who has excelled in their role of president. Each RSO can nominate up to 1 student leader.

Fill out the Google Form HERE.

Racer Hero

 Description:

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.Each RSO can nominate up to 1 staff leader.

Fill out the Google Form HERE.

Organization Awards

Outstanding Community Service Project

 Description:

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.

Fill out the Google Form HERE.

New Student Organization of the Year

Description:

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.

Fill out the Google Form HERE.

Student Organization of the Year

Description:

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.

Fill out the Google Form HERE.

 

Contact

Jeanie Morgan
Advisor to SGA & Student Organizations
Center for Student Involvement
Curris Center
Murray, KY 42071

gmorgan@murraystate.edu

270.809.6987

Claudia Burcham
Center for Student Involvement
Curris Center
Murray, KY 42071

cburcham1@murraystate.edu

msu.studentorganizations@murraystate.edu

270.809.6349