Student Leadership & Involvement Awards

The Student Leadership & Involvement Awards serve as a great way to recognize outstanding leaders and organizations on the CSU-Pueblo campus. Each year, nominations are taken from around campus and a committee of involved students and staff deliberate and decide the winners.
 
The categories for nominations are:
 

Campus Collaborator: 

Candidates for this award bring together organizations and/or groups of students through their strong sense of collaboration and relationship building.
 

Champion of Diversity Award: 

Candidates for this award are student leaders who exemplify their commitment to service, social justice, and diversity through promoting respect for diversity and individual differences in their activities, projects, discussions, or their leadership with student organizations.
 

Emerging Leader of the Year: 

Candidates for this award are first year students who exhibit leadership skills by engaging in the CSU-Pueblo community and have sought out opportunities to get involved.
 

Greek Leader: 

Greek Leader: Student must be an active member of an active fraternity or sorority currently recognized by Student Engagement & Leadership and Fraternity & Sorority Life as of January 1, 2014. This individual has made a positive impact on their chapter as well as Fraternity & Sorority Life.
 

MVT- Most Valuable Thunderwolf: 

MVT-Most Valuable Thunderwolf: Candidates for this award are intercollegiate varsity student athletes who through their involvement as CSU-Pueblo have made significant contributions to their quality of life for their fellow athletes.
 

Service Award: 

Candidates for this award are students whose behavior embraces civic responsibility and service to the community on a campus, local, regional, national, or global level. This individual has given of their time, talent, and efforts to contribute to the common good.
 

The Diane Blackwell President's Leadership Award:  

Candidates for the Diane Blackwell  President's Leadership Award have excelled as student leaders with a distinguished record of extraordinary leadership, service, spirit, advocacy, and involvement within the University community. Recipients will have a history of positive and significant accomplishments resulting in major contributions that enhance the quality of life at the University. Other criteria for this award include being a current CSU-Pueblo student enrolled in six or more credit hours, junior class rank or higher, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above. The recipient will receive a cash award and if the recipient is a graduating senior, this graduate will receive his/her diploma at the commencement ceremony on May 4, directly following the recipient of the Threlkeld Prize for Excellence, another prestigious University award.
 

Thunderwolf Spirit Award: 

Candidates for this award are student leaders who bring spirit and enthusiasm to the CSU-Pueblo community through their involvement on campus.
 

Diversity at Work Award:  

The recipient of this award will be a student organization that sponsored an event with the goal of providing diversity and social justice education through a campus event. The effectiveness of the planning, publicity, and execution of the event will be considered (must be planned and executed by a student organization, not a campus office or department; collaborations with offices or departments  are acceptable). When judging, we will take the organization's standing into consideration.
 

Educational Event of the Year:  

The recipient of this award will be a student organization that sponsored an event that provided an educational opportunity for students. The effectiveness of the planning, publicity, and execution of the event will be considered (must be planned and executed by a student organization, not a campus office or department; collaborations with offices or departments  are acceptable). When judging, we will take the organization's standing into consideration.
 

Emerging Student Organization of the Year:  

A beginning student organization that is organized, active, and increasing in membership. When judging, we will take the organization's standing into consideration.
 

Event of the Year:  

The recipient of this award will be a student organization that sponsored an event that promoted social interaction among students. The effectiveness of the planning, publicity, and execution of the event will be considered (must be planned and executed by a student organization, not a campus office or department; collaborations with offices or departments  are acceptable). When judging, we will take the organization's standing into consideration.
 

Greek Organization:  

Organization must be a recognized greek letter organization by Student Engagement & Leadership and Fraternity & Sorority Life. Greek Organization has made a positive impact on the Greek community. When judging, we will take the organization's standing into consideration.
  

Membership Achievement Award: 

A student organization that has significantly increased their membership. When judging, we will take the organization's standing into consideration.
  

Outstanding Student Organization Advisor:  

The candidate for this award is a faculty or staff member that goes above and beyond their expectations of an advisor, is an integral part of the organization, and shows dedication to the mission of the organization. When judging, we will take the organization's standing into consideration.
  

Student Organization of the Year:  

A strong student organization that is organized, active, and maintains strong membership. This organization continually strives to increase their impact and influence on the campus community. When judging, we will take the organization's standing into consideration.
  

Wolfpack Spirit Award:  

A student organization that brings spirit and enthusiasm to the CSU-Pueblo community through their programs and activities. When judging, we will take the organization's standing into consideration.