Student Leadership Awards

Student Leadership Awards

These awards are meant to recognize students and student organizations for achievements during the 2015-2016 school year. If you would like to nominate an individual or an organization, you can do so here.

Award Descriptions

Campus Program of the Year- Award is presented for the most creative, effective and impactful program involving students, promoting an educational and social experience, and building campus community in a fun and innovative manner.

Commitment to Diversity- Recognition of a faculty, staff, student, or alumn, who has worked to promote the diversity of and the acceptance of ideas and individuals within the campus community through demonstrated exceptional service to CBU in the areas of diversity and multiculturalism in the course of advocacy, leadership, mentorship, educational initiatives, and/or programming. 

Emerging Leader- Recognition of a deserving student who demonstrates the qualities and personal attributes reflective of a promising student leader through involvements in the life of the campus community. 

Most Improved Student Organization- Recognition of the organization which has shown the most dynamic growth in programming, leadership, structure, involvement, and the most positive changes from the last academic year. 

Most Outstanding Senator- Recognizes one senator from the Christian Brothers University Senate that demonstrated and put forth the mission of CBU for the betterment of students. 

New Student Organization of the Year- Recognition of the new organization that has demonstrated outstanding efforts in its first year of service at CBU. 

St. Thomas More Service Award- Recognition of a student who has excelled in the area of student leadership during the past academic school year. Nominees should have demonstrated outstanding leadership by: serving as a positive role model; being active in at least one organization; serving as an advocate for the student body; and practicing ethical behavior, honoring commitment and displaying responsibility. 

Excellence in Community Service Award- Recognition of the organization that has demonstrated outstanding efforts in national charitable fundraising efforts and/or contributions to the CBU campus and surrounding community. 

Student Organization of the Year- Recognition of the organization that has demonstrated outstanding efforts to CBU and whose members have exemplified true leadership through charitable efforts, campus involvement and programming. 

Most Outstanding Organization Advisor- Recognition of the organization’s advisor who has shown a commitment to the organization. The advisor should be present, hold the values of the organization, and support the overall efforts of the organization.

RA of the Year- Recognition of the RA who has demonstrated the greatest commitment to the CBU community. The RA should exemplify the CBU values, hosted a creative and effective program for all students, and fulfill all of the duties of an RA.

Outstanding Community Servant- Award Recognition of a CBU student who has shown an excellence in service in both the CBU community and the Memphis community. The student should excel in community service hours, be a servant leader, and have diverse service experience throughout their time at CBU.

Outstanding New Member Male- Recognition to a male new member who has demonstrated excellence in leadership skills within the organization. The new member must be a first year member of the organization and demonstrate the overall values of the organization as well.   

Outstanding New Member Female- Recognition to a female new member who has demonstrated excellence in leadership skills within the organization. The new member must be a first year member of the organization and demonstrate the overall values of the organization as well.   

Outstanding Student Scholar- Recognition to the student who demonstrates the highest excellence in their academics while being an involved student at CBU.

Excellence in Programing Award- Recognition to the organization that excels in their overall programming efforts. It should include but is not limited to showing excellence for creativity and impactful programs involving all students while promoting an education and social experience for the community.   

Outstanding Greek Scholarship Award- Recognition to the Greek organization with the combined highest GPA of all its members.

Greek Woman of the Year- Recognition to a CBU Greek woman who has demonstrated the values of her organization and CBU. She should go above and beyond for her organization while also showing support for all other organizations at CBU.

Greek Man of the Year- Recognition to a CBU Greek man who has demonstrated the values of his organization and CBU. He should go above and beyond for his organization while also showing support for all other organizations at CBU.

Greek Chapter of the Year- Recognition to the Greek chapter who has excelled in every area of their organization: academics, philanthropy, programming, service, and overall involvement on CBU’s campus. The organization should go above and beyond what is expected of their own organization while also being supportive of all other organizations and whose members are involved at CBU.