Nominations are open for the 2020-2021 Leadership Recognition Program! Submit them here!
Leadership Recognition Program is designed to honor Truman students, advisers, and organizations for their dedication to their peers, campus, and Kirksville community through various leadership roles during the academic year.
For more information on this event please contact the U&I at (660) 785-4222 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Descriptions of Awards:
Union & Involvement Services Awards
Athletic Leadership Award: This award is given to an intercollegiate, club, or intramural student athlete who exemplifies team leadership and a commitment to the Truman State University community.
Excellence in Diversity-Student: This award is given to one individual for their significant contribution to further diversity and multiculturalism at Truman State University. The recipient of this award must have sponsored a speaker, activity, or event that made noteworthy improvements in fostering a greater understanding among student groups.
Outstanding President (Small & Large): This award is given to two student organization presidents who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the role of president during their terms. The students’ work should represent the ideals of their organizations.
Outstanding Student Worker: This award is given to a maximum of three student workers (scholarship, institutional, or work study) who have exemplified a positive work ethic in their positions of employment. These students should have demonstrated exemplary attendance, dedication, and positive attitudes in their areas of work.
Senior Leadership: This award is given to a maximum of three graduating seniors who have consistently worked and succeeded in enriching and impacting campus life throughout their careers at Truman.
Student Excellence Award: This award is given to a maximum of three non-graduating students whose work or involvement has exemplified the mission of Truman State University. During their time at Truman these students should have demonstrated actions that worked toward enriching and impacting the campus community.
New Student Leader Award: This award is given to a new student who has become involved in campus or community activities. This student should demonstrate the ability to lead, as well as have the potential to become a strong student leader at Truman. A new student is defined as someone who is enrolled in their first year at Truman State University, such as a freshman or transfer student.
Creative Campaign Award: This award is given to a student organization that utilized a creative publicity campaign for an event, week of events, recruitment, or other campus activity.
Excellence in Diversity-Organization: This award is given to one organization for their significant contribution to further diversity and multiculturalism at Truman State University. The recipient of this award must have sponsored a speaker, activity, or event that made noteworthy improvements in fostering a greater understanding among student groups at Truman.
Outstanding Entertainment Event: This event is given to an organization that has sponsored an entertainment event in 2019 or 2020 that catered to the diverse interests of the campus, provided an entertaining event, and was thoroughly enjoyed by the audience.
Outstanding Educational Event: This award is given to one organization that has sponsored an educational event in 2019 or 2020 that awakened the interests of students and presented information in an entertaining and educational fashion.
Outstanding Organization (Small & Large): This award is given to two chartered student organizations that have worked toward their ideals as set forth in their constitutions. These organizations should have demonstrated a high level of commitment and involvement by their members, as well as impacted the campus and/or community environment in a positive way.
E.M. Violette Advisor: This award is given to two student organization advisors who have demonstrated outstanding leadership through participation, support, and a commitment to the ideals of their respective organizations. One award is given to an advisor for a small organization and one award will be given to an advisor for a large organization.
Center for Diversity & Inclusion Awards
Outstanding Advocate Award: This award is given to a student who has completed at least one full year at Truman State University and since then has demonstrated a commitment to campus advocacy, inclusion, and social justice.
Residence Life Awards
Outstanding Residence Leader: This award will be given to a student who has shown commitment to establishing community in their on-campus living environment. This student helped residents’ personal growth through student development activities and encouraged academic growth.
TLC Pass It Along Award: This award is designed to honor Truman students who have demonstrated through their actions and activities a commitment to the Truman tradition of caring and reaching out to others.
Submit your nominations here!
Learn more about the Leadership Recognition Program in our nomination packet.
Check out the LEADERSHIP RECOGNITION PROGRAM WINNERS 2019-2020