The 2020 CU Boulder Involvement Awards Application is Closed. A big thank you to everyone who submitted nominations!

PRESENTATION OF AWARDS 

This year's Involvement Awards will be held the week of April 20th and will be presented virtually though our Instagram and Facebook Pages. Please see below for the Involvement Awards Week schedule. 

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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 2019-2020 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 recognizably helps and supports students across campus. This staff member is committed to helping their students 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.

This award honors a faculty/staff advisor to a Recognized Student Organization (RSO) or Recognized Social Greek Organization (RSGO) who exemplifies commitment to helping and supporting student organization leaders.  The Advisor of the Year utilizes institutional knowledge coupled with an understanding of student and group development in a demonstrated commitment to working with students beyond the classroom and helping student organization leaders be successful.

 

Congratulations to our 2020 Involvement Awards recipients

Award Name Winner
Community Action Award Black Student Association
New Organization of the Year Buffs Against Bullying
Innovative Program Award CU Boulder Collegiate Chapter – Music Teacher National Association
Cultural Event of the Year Performers Without Borders
Collaborative Effort Award  
Contribute Award Muslim Student Association
Respect Award Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and Latinos in Engineering and Science
Act Award The University of Colorado Bee Club
Student Organization of the Year Bee Club
Ripple Award Lauren Oertel
Integrity Award (Student) Michael Bort
Integrity Award (Staff) Nishant Upadhyay
Lasting Legacy Award Maureen Mcnamara
Rising Star Award Jake Melara
Leigh Wyman Family Award Cassie Sprong
Graduate Student Leader of the Year Eduardo Montez Romero
Supportive Staff Member of the Year Christopher Paddock
Stumpie Award Rebecca Komarek

 

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