To be eligible for any organization awards the student organization must be a Registered Student Organization in good standing with the Department of Campus Life.
All nominations and supporting materials are due by Friday, April 7, 2017 at 5 pm. All nominations should be submitted on theLink on the Campus Life page under FORMS, or by clicking HERE. *NOTE: The online forms will not be active until February 1, 2017. All information required for the forms can be found by clicking on the link for RSO Awards Information Packet.
The recipients of the awards will be announced at the Evening of Excellence (formerly the Gala) each spring.
Open this document for award details on the documents, information, and questions required during nomination.
Outstanding Registered Student Organization: The Outstanding Registered Student Organization Award is presented to the student organization that has exceeded requirements and has impacted the campus and community in a positive way.
Most Improved Student Organization: The Most Improved Club or Organization Award is presented to the group that has shown significant improvement from previous years. The recipient will have worked hard to improve the organization's daily operations and overall programming.
Community Service Project of the Year: The Community Service Project of the Year Award is presented to an organization for a project which 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.
Charitable Fundraiser of the Year: The Charitable Fundraiser of the Year Award is presented to the student organization that has sponsored a successful fundraising activity to benefit a charitable cause. The project can be a one-day program or an extensive on-going project.
Event/Program of the Year: The Event/Program of the Year Award is presented to a club or organization that implements the most successful, innovative event or program within the Arkansas Tech community.
Club or Organization President of the Year: The Club or Organization President of the Year Award is presented to the club or organization president that has shown immeasurable leadership within his/her organization.
Club or Organization Member of the Year: The Club or Organization Member of the Year Award is presented to a member of a registered club or student organization that has made a significant contribution and exceeded typical requirements of a student organization member, without necessarily holding a leadership position within the organization.
Outstanding Faculty/Staff Advisor: The Outstanding Club or Organization Faculty/Staff Advisor is presented to the advisor who has provided leadership and guidance to a student organization and motivate members to their fullest potential.
Outstanding Volunteer Advisor: The Outstanding Club or Organization Volunteer Advisor Award is presented to the individual who has a positive impact on a student organization. The individual will have demonstrated strong advising skills and takes great strides to help the organization's leaders.
Green and Gold Spirit Award: The Green and Gold Spirit Award is presented to one male and one female for exemplifying true spirit for Arkansas Tech University. Recipients will have shown incredible school spirit to the University community and embody school spirit and traditions above and beyond others.
The Cupola Award is presented to Arkansas Tech employees who have gone above and beyond to deliver the highest standard of service for students and deserve to be recognized for consistently striving to achieve excellence. Faculty, staff, or students can nominate for this award.