Advisors are critical parts of successful and vibrant student organizations. Advisors spend time not only investing in the organization but more importantly into its student leaders and members. Advisors from across the campus community display significant effort for the improvement of the organization and therefore exhibited considerable progress in the development of the group. This award celebrates those commitments and highlights exemplary investments by members of our community. 

The advisor could demonstrate that they have met the criteria through the following:

  • Allowed students to take responsibility for their own learning and understanding of the organization while providing advice, encouragement, and support to all University students.
  • Conveyed values of integrity and respect. Related well to individual students. They made himself/herself available to others and was approachable and open to new ideas. Valued initiative and student input.
  • Utilized different and creative approaches to educating and assisting members. Served as a positive role model.
  • Helped organizations reach their goals.