From: Involvement Center
Date: January 11
Subject: Now Accepting Nominations | 2021 Leadership Awards



Dear First_Name,

Nominations are now being accepted for the annual Leadership Awards.  Individuals and student organizations may choose to self-nominate for these awards or nominate others.

Please consider making a nomination for an award(s) below.  We cannot recognize our leaders without your support!  We have so many deserving individuals and groups, especially in this unique and challenging year. Please help show how much we appreciate our student leaders, student orgs and org advisors.

NOMINATION DEADLINE | Monday, March 1 at 11:59pm

The Student Employee of the Year Award is presented to a student employee that has shown a great deal of commitment to their position (Undergraduate, Graduate and Lead categories). This student employee provides leadership to the department and makes impactful contributions to the team. 

  • Demonstrates commitment to the job responsibilities and department
  • Provides leadership and makes impactful contributions to the team
  • Demonstrates ability to consistently go above and beyond

The Student Staff Team of the Year Award is presented to a staff that has made significant contributions to a department on campus. This staff is one that can always be counted on to remain professional, form positive relationships, provide exceptional service within their area, and go above and beyond their normal job description.

  • Makes contributions that provide a positive impact on the campus department
  • Builds meaningful and productive relationships with fellow staff
  • Demonstrates ability to consistently go above and beyond

The Student Org Event of the Year Award is presented to a recognized student organization that held an outstanding event between March 2020 and February 2021. Both virtual and in-person events wil be considered for the award. Winners will be awarded $200 from the SSA to be used for future org events. 

Events will be evaluated on the following:

  • Met the mission of the organization(s)
  • Successfully navigated the event planning process 
  • Made a positive impact on the overall campus life at UW-Stout and/or student organization members

The Bill Siedlecki Advisor of the Year Award is presented to a recognized student organization advisor that provides opportunity, guidance and encouragement to the organization. 

  • Makes a commitment to supporting the organization
  • Focuses on the development of student leaders
  • Encourages the organization to grow and lead on campus

The Student Organization of the Year Award is presented to a recognized student organization that has made outstanding contributions to student involvement, provides a unique experience for campus and continuously lives their mission.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the organization’s mission
  • Provides worthwhile experiences
  • Provides something unique to campus 
  • Contributes positively to campus life at UW-Stout

The Outstanding Student Leader of the Year Award is presented to a student that exemplifies true leadership qualities and has made a positive impact on the Stout community. This award should go to a student who has not only grown as a leader but has also inspired the growth and development of others.

  • Makes a meaningful contribution to the campus community
  • Possesses strong and effective leadership qualities
  • Inspires the growth and development of themselves and/or others

How to Nominate

To learn more about each award and make a nomination, visit our CONNECT website.
Deadline | Monday, March 1st at 11:59pm 
 

Nominees for these awards will be honored at the virtual Leadership Awards on Wednesday, April 28th and winners will be announced that evening. A selection committee comprised of staff/faculty/students will review all nominations and select winners for each award. If interested in serving on this selection committee, please contact Krista Proksch.

Application to Samuel E. Wood Medallion Awards Open

Are you a senior graduating in Spring of 2021 or Fall of 2021? If so, then apply for the Samuel E. Wood Medallion Award.  This is the highest non-academic award given to students at Stout who have positively impacted the campus. Applicants will be notified of their selection in March/April and recipients will be honored during the Leadership Awards. 

Application Deadline: Monday, March 1st at 11:59pm. 

For more information contact: Chris Johnson, VP Stout Student Association at ssavicepres@uwstout.edu