CU Involvement Awards

CU Leadership Awards

Each year CU GOLD, the Center for Student Involvement, and the Colorado Creed join together to recognize leadership and engagement across campus.  The CU Involvement Awards is a free and open event that celebrates students, student organizations, faculty, and staff who exemplify leadership and passion across the Boulder community.

SAVE THE DATE FOR 2018
April 19, 2018, 6-8pm
Glenn Miller Ballroom

 

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Awards Winners

Name of Award Winner
Community Action Award The CU V Day Warriors Campaign
New Organization of the Year MESA
Innovative Program Award CUSEDS
Cultural Event of the Year The Drag Show
Collaborative Effort Award CU Boulder eSports and Super Smash Brothers Club
Contribute Award TWLOHA at CU
Respect Award Design for America
Act Award Take Back the Tap
Student Organization of the Year Student Veterans Association
Ripple Award Nurul Mohdreza
Integrity Award Aaron Chesler
Integrity Award Douglas P. Bennett
Lasting Legacy Award Floyd Pierce
Rising Star Award Esmeralda Castillo-Cobian
Leigh Wyman Family Award Garrett Rose
Graduate Student Leader of the Year Jaimee Hoefert
Supportive Staff Member of the Year Hilary Love
Stumpie Award Dr. Karen E. Ramirez

Awards

This award recognizes a student organization that possesses awareness of current issues and has demonstrated activism in order to create a positive impact within their community. With a clear voice, this organization has acknowledged the power students can have in effecting change.

This award recognizes a rookie student organization that was created in the 2016-2017 school year. This new organization has contributed to campus spirit by offering fresh perspectives and including members all across the CU Community.

This award recognizes an innovative student organization or club who successfully creates an impact on CU’s campus with their work/research/design/film/innovation/etc. They challenged themselves by thinking creatively or trying something new with their programming this year, which had great results.

This award celebrates a student organization who increased awareness and empathy for CU Students through an event hosted on campus this year. This organization’s event was inclusive to all in the Boulder community, resonating with students and serving as an impetus to continued cultural exchange and exploration.

This award celebrates multiple student organizations for a collaboration event or initiative that took place at CU this year. These organizations have exemplified outstanding community principles through their teamwork and synergy.

This award recognizes a student organization whose community service is exemplary. This student organization is actively involved in adding positive change to the CU campus, Boulder community, and beyond through volunteerism and compassion.

This award recognizes a student organization who models the way for others. This student organization represents the idea that actions speak louder than words. They are progressive thinkers by nature and service the community by creating tangible change.

This award recognizes a student organization who has an intrinsic sense of human worth. They manifest this value by being inclusive and accepting of others. They strive to gain mutual understanding of people’s needs and make an effort to comply with those needs.

This award is presented to a student organization that has demonstrated outstanding leadership on campus. This organization has showed active involvement, encouraged positive change and has made a difference on campus.

This award is in collaboration with the Dennis Small Cultural Center, and the recipient of this award is someone who seeks to enhance cross-cultural awareness and a greater appreciation for diversity. This individual has gone above and beyond in advocating for and facilitating cultural programming. This person has had an impact far beyond the original source.

This award is in collaboration with the Honor Code, and will be presented to one student and one faculty member who have demonstrated high levels of integrity, whether it is in the classroom or in extracurricular activities. Ideal candidates represent the ideals and values expressed in the CU Honor Code and have demonstrated their consistent dedication to teaching or living the virtues of academic integrity. The winner must hold high moral character and consistently work to enhance the culture at CU.

This award is in collaboration with the Senior Class Council, and honors a graduating senior who has left their mark at CU. This person is someone who has demonstrated outstanding leadership on campus, who has spearheaded a cause on campus, and whose impact will be seen for years to come.

This award recognizes a freshman/sophomore student who is an emerging leader on campus and who has shown the potential to greatly impact the campus community in the future. This leader is someone who has worked hard and already made a difference during his or her time at CU.

This award recognizes a student whose contribution to campus exemplifies the ways to live the Colorado Creed in daily life; someone who strives to make a difference in everything they do.

This award honors a currently enrolled graduate student who serves as an outstanding leader in the CU campus community.  This student exemplifies what it means to be a graduate student leader through their efforts to make a positive impact at CU and beyond.  Examples of way in which this student models leadership may include activism, community service, on-campus involvement, or showing initiative in creating or spearheading efforts to make the campus a welcoming place for all graduate students.

This award is presented to a staff member who works with students and/or student organizations on campus and recognizably helps and supports the group(s) he or she works with. This staff member is committed to helping their students and/org student group(s) become as successful as possible by going above and beyond their job title.

This award recognizes a faculty member who reflects all the values of the Colorado Creed (Act, Honor, Integrity, Accountability, Respect, and Contribute). This award is given in honor of Ronald Stump.

This award is in collaboration with the Honor Code, and will be presented to one student and one faculty member who have demonstrated high levels of integrity, whether it is in the classroom or in extracurricular activities. Ideal candidates represent the ideals and values expressed in the CU Honor Code and have demonstrated their consistent dedication to teaching or living the virtues of academic integrity. The winner must hold high moral character and consistently work to enhance the culture at CU.