Student Organizations Excellence Awards

Excellence Awards Categories: 

Student Organization of the Year 

Recognizes the student organization that demonstrated consistent flexibility, initiative, creativity, and perseverance; made a meaningful contribution to students, the University, and/or the surrounding community; and organized activities, events, and programs that have had a significant impact on the quality of campus life at UNC Charlotte.

The winning organization will receive a trophy and up tp $300 to spend on Chartwell's catering or promotional items.

Apply for Student Organization of the Year
 

Outstanding Graduate Student Organization

Recognizes the graduate student organization that demonstrated consistent flexibility, initiative, creativity, and perseverance; made a meaningful contribution to graduate students, the University, and/or the surrounding community; and organized activities, events, and programs that have had a significant impact on the quality of campus life at UNC Charlotte.

The winning organization will receive a trophy and up tp $300 to spend on Chartwell's catering or promotional items.

Apply for Outstanding Graduate Student Organization

 

Outstanding New Student Organization 

Recognizes a newly registered student organization that exhibited initiative in organizational development and strong potential to contribute to the quality of life as a recognized student organization at UNC Charlotte, and established a positive presence within the University and/or in the surrounding community. Organizations created after April 1, 2018 are eligible to be nominated.

The winning organization will receive a trophy and up tp $300 to spend on Chartwell's catering or promotional items.

Apply for Outstanding New Student Organization

 

Outstanding Student Organization Program

Recognizes a student organization program that enhanced the University community by utilizing a different and creative approach; explored and fostered innovative and efficient ways to reach and involve diverse student audiences; and coordinated and managed a fiscally sound, well-planned program that was open to all UNC Charlotte students.  Events that took place from March 2018 to February 2019 are eligible to be nominated.

The winning organization will receive a trophy and up tp $300 to spend on Chartwell's catering or promotional items.

Apply for Outstanding Student Organization Program

 

Outstanding Collaboration by Student Organizations

Recognizes the student organizations that most embodied the elements of teamwork, collaboration, and quality programming that benefit UNC Charlotte; and worked most effectively with other student organizations.

The winning organizations will receive a trophy and up tp $300 to spend on Chartwell's catering or promotional items.

Apply for Outstanding Collaboration by Student Organizations

 

Community Impact 

Recognizes a student organization that made a meaningful contribution to the surrounding community through service, addressed an existing problem, was committed to working with and for others, and successfully inspired and motivated others to act. 

The winning organization will receive a trophy and up tp $300 to spend on Chartwell's catering or promotional items.

Apply for the Community Impact Award

 

Outstanding Social Media Presence

Recognizes a student organization with the most impressive social media presence. Items for assessment include uses of different social media platforms. Creativity, followership, and engagement maintained by a student and not a professional is required for this award. Submitting a Facebook Fan Page or number of Twitter followers alone will not be accepted.

The winning organization will receive a trophy and up tp $300 to spend on Chartwell's catering or promotional items.

Apply for Outstanding Social Media Presence

 

Outstanding Student Organization Website

Recognizes a student organization with the most impressive website. Consider the originality, creativity (layout and graphics), usability/navigation, and up-to-date/pertinent information.  Web presence must be created by a student and not professionally maintained.

The winning organization will receive a trophy and up tp $300 to spend on Chartwell's catering or promotional items.

Apply for Outstanding Student Organization Website

 

49er Pride

Recognizes the student organization that best demonstrated 49er Pride, represented the University and its mission, and strived to enhance the campus community through support of University traditions, events, and "Niner Nation."

The winning organization will receive a trophy and up tp $300 to spend on Chartwell's catering or promotional items.

Apply for the 49er Pride Award

 

Outstanding Student Organization Leader

Recognizes a student leader who provided exemplary service, commitment, and strong leadership to their student organization and UNC Charlotte; made a meaningful contribution to members of the organization; motivated the group; made him/herself available to student organization members and brought out strengths and talents of individuals in the group; exemplified integrity in all words and actions; and demonstrated initiative by seeking ways to challenge the present and enrich the future.

The winning student will receive a trophy and $100.

Apply for Outstanding Student Organization Leader

 

Student Leadership Legacy 

Recognizes a student leader whose long-term dedication and commitment have made a positive impact on sustaining the visibility of a student organization.  Presented to a long-standing member of the organization that has left a positive mark on the group and at UNC Charlotte.

The winning student will receive a trophy and $100.

Apply for the Student Leadership Legacy Award

 

Outstanding Student Organization Member

Recognizes a student that puts his/her heart and soul into everything he/she does, but often goes unrecognized, works "behind the scenes," goes above and beyond typical requirements of a student organization member.

The winning student will receive a trophy and $100.

Apply for Outstanding Student Organization Member

 

Outstanding New Advisor 

Recognizes an advisor in their first or second year advising a student organization who provides outstanding support for the organization in all situations and gives organization members fresh ideas that enhance their learning.

The winning advisor will receive a trophy and bookstore prize pack.

Apply for Outstanding New Advisor

 

Outstanding Advisor

Recognizes an advisor who has at least five years of experience as a student organization advisor at UNC Charlotte, has had a positive impact on a student organization and the University community, demonstrates strong advising skills, is readily available to students, and takes great strides to help the organization's leaders.  

The winning advisor will receive a trophy and bookstore prize pack.

Apply for Outstanding Advisor


Honors and Awards Applications

Apply for Honors and Awards through the Dean of Students Office such as Commencement Speaker, Bell Ringer, The Bonnie Cone Leadership Award, Noble Niner and Chuck Lynch Awards, and the Chancellor's Citations for Leadership and Service.