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Student Crest Awards

 

Award Information and Nomination Forms

Click on the award name to download the nomination or application form. All forms and nominees' CVs are due Thursday, February 27 by 5 p.m. in the Student Organization Center. 

Leland P. Bennett Student Employee Award   
Former Director of the Lavin-Bernick Center Leland Bennett worked with many student workers, mentoring them and helping them learn from their work. This award honors one student in the Division of Student Affairs who has consistently put great effort into his or her work as a student employee and has contributed significantly to the processes and functions of the department in which he or she is employed.

  • a student worker in the Division of Student Affairs
  • nominee will have displayed consistent excellence
  • nominee must rise above the expectations of the job
  • nominee must be a full-time student in good academic and conduct standing.


Emerging Student Leader Award
   
This award recognizes up to five freshman and/or sophomore students who have demonstrated outstanding involvement and initiative and promise in leadership on campus

  • for freshmen or sophomores
  • nominee will be involved in campus activities and will have assumed responsibility in organization
  • nominee must show strong initiative and recognition for promise of leadership on campus
  • nominee must be a full-time undergraduate student in good academic and conduct standing.

Exemplary Practice Award
This award recognizes the efforts and achievements of up to three individual student organizations. The award recognizes student groups that demonstrate exemplary skill, creativity and resourcefulness in preparation, program delivery and evaluation of a specific organizational event/program.

  • organization must be in good standing and must be officially recognized through a university department or student government organization
  • specific event/program referred to must have taken place between March 1, 2013 and March 1, 2014
  • at least 25 percent of the total organizational membership will have participated in the production of this event.

Gary Lawton Fretwell Award
This award, named for the former Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Gary Fretwell, recognizes one graduate and one undergraduate student who have served in leadership roles within student organizations and through this involvement have contributed to the growth and success of the organization as well as the development of other students.

  • nominee will have been involved in a student organization and will have contributed to the growth and success of that organization
  • nominee will have spent significant time and energy in developing the leadership skills of the students he/she has worked with
  • nominee will have grown personally through his or her involvement in the organization
  • nominee must be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student in good academic and conduct standing.

Dean Donald R. Moore Award
This award, named for the former Dean of Students Don Moore, recognizes one graduate and one undergraduate student who have served in significant leadership positions during the year, demonstrated an effective approach to leadership and exhibit exceptional character.

  • nominee will have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills including time management, dedication, commitment, enthusiasm, academic achievement and accomplishment
  • nominee will possess the special attributes of positive attitude, proper humility, cooperative spirit, appreciation by peers and concern for others
  • nominee must be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student in good academic and conduct standing.

Daniel P. Nadler Award
This award is named for the former Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Dan Nadler. His integrity and his encouragement of and respect for others are greatly appreciated by both students and colleagues. This award honors up to two junior students who have shown outstanding involvement and initiative as student leaders. The nominees will have contributed greatly to campus life, shown care for others and contributed to the success of a student organization, as well as demonstrated great integrity and encouragement of and respect for others.

  • nominee will have demonstrated outstanding involvement and initiative and will have made significant contributions to campus life, shown care for others and contributed to the success of a program or organization
  • nominee will possess personal integrity and honesty, and will have spent considerable time and energy encouraging others within the student organization
  • nominee must be a full-time junior in good academic and conduct standing.

James F. Kilroy Provost's Award
This award, named for Tulane University provost from 1990 to 1996 James Kilroy, recognizes one outstanding graduating graduate student and one outstanding undergraduate senior who have excelled scholastically, have distinguished records of involvement, and have excelled in the area of student leadership on campus.

  • nominee will have held a leadership position on campus and will have excelled in this position
  • nominee will have successfully integrated academic scholarship and campus leadership
  • nominee will be able to express the benefits which they have derived from their leadership involvement.

Service & Leadership Award
This award recognizes one graduate and one undergraduate student who have made significant contributions to the New Orleans community through the combination of outstanding community service and leadership.

  • nominee will have been involved as a volunteer and will have dedicated a significant amount of time and energy to service and leadership
  • nominee will have demonstrated leadership initiative and responsibility in his/he volunteer position with other students or with the recipients of his/her service
  • nominee will have grown personally through her/his involvement as a volunteer and will be able to describe the benefits which she/he has derived from her/his experiences
  • nominee must be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student with good academic and conduct standing.

Student Organization Adviser of the Year Award
This award will be given annually to recognize an adviser who has demonstrated commitment to the students he or she advises, desires to spread the message of the group he or she oversees, and attempts to promote an atmosphere conducive to education and leadership development.

  • adviser must be nominated by a student organization that he or she advises
  • adviser must advise organizations recognized by Associated Student Body, Undergraduate Student Government, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Division of Student Affairs or a university department, with active status beginning no later than April 1, 2013
  • nominating organizations must be registered with Student Programs
  • adviser must have advised the organization for at least one full semester.

Martha H. Sullivan Student Organization of the Year Award
Former Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Martha Sullivan was a strong advocate for student organizations and their members. Martha was respected and beloved by the students she worked with and they and their organizations enjoyed her full support and encouragement. This award is given annually to recognize a student organization that has been a leader among the more than 200 recognized student organizations at Tulane University.

  • organization will have accomplished its stated goals and served its target student population through its initiative, and activities
  • organization will have has a significant positive influence on Tulane and the surrounding community
  • organization must be recognized by Associated Student Body, Undergraduate Student Government, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Division of Student Affairs or a university department, with active status beginning no later than April 1, 2013
  • organization must be registered with Student Programs
  • organization must be free of disciplinary or probate sanctions for at least three years.

Division of Student Affairs, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-314-2188 studnaff@tulane.edu