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  • Student Leadership Reception Awards

    These awards were created and recipients are selected by the Office of Student Activities and Student Center Operations. Clubs are encouraged to apply for each of these award categories. Awards will be presented at the Student Leadership Reception which starts at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2016 in Anacon Hall. This year clubs are also able to have their own awards presented at the ceremony.

    Please read the award descriptions below before applying.

    All nominations must be submitted by Monday, April 18 at 12 p.m.

    Your Own Club/Organization Awards

    • Every Club/Organization is allowed to submit up to 2 awards to be announced and presented during the awards ceremony. (If you would like the award presented you must provide and bring the physical award to the ceremony) These awards will need to be submitted by April 18, 2016.
    • The club is responsible for
      • Submitting the award name and award recipient. (Please understand that the awards will be delivered by student leaders, not necessarily by each club individually.)
      • Creating or buying the individual award and bringing that with you to the ceremony. Please remember the SGA Guidelines regarding awards:
        “Students, clubs and organizations are permitted to use SEF and annual funding to purchase awards, plaques or certificates within reason. *SGA does request, however, that a real effort be made to find the most cost effective way in recognizing a person or people since such items can be expensive.”
      • If your club does not do both of these items, their award(s) cannot be announced during the ceremony.
    • These awards will be included upon approval of the Office of Student Activities and Student Center Operations.

    Publicity Ribbons

    • Registered student clubs or organizations can submit hard copies of all their best self-created advertisements (posters, cut-outs, large signs, etc.) to the Office of Student Activities, 2nd Floor of the Student Center. This category cannot be submitted online.
    • Each advertisement must be submitted with the following information attached on a typed piece of paper: Club name, Name of the person(s) who created the advertisement, a contact name, phone number, and e-mail address.
    • Ribbons for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place will be awarded at the Student Leadership Reception and submitted advertisements will be displayed.
    • Limit of three entries per club. Must be submitted by April 18, 2016.

    Global Inclusion Award

    The club must:

    • Be a registered student club or organization.
    • Be devoted to bringing together the Monmouth University community to understand and celebrate differences.
    • This award is for the club that plans, promotes, and implements a program or initiative that focuses on diversity, inclusion, religion, culture, and/or our global community.

    Campus Conscious Award

    The club must:

    • Be a registered student club or organization.
    • Contribute to Monmouth University by working to improve connections with the community-at-large through either on-campus or off campus initiatives.
    • Demonstrate how their group has provided assistance to the community (i.e. via philanthropy, community service hours, volunteering, donating money, raising awareness, etc.).

    Outstanding Organization

    The club must:

    • Be a student registered club or organization. Clubs of all sizes are encouraged to apply for this award.
    • Have gone above and beyond their mission, Examples include: hosting a spectacular program, dramatically increasing membership, setting new goals and achieving them, etc.
    • The Office of Student Activities reserves the right to award additional clubs in this category who were not submitted through the nomination process.
    • More than one award may be presented.

    Excellence in Advising

    • This award will go to a current student club/organization advisor.
    • The advisor should demonstrate an impact on the club and its leadership, a commitment to involvement in the organization, and a willingness to meet the club and student needs.
    • Employees are not eligible for this award if advising the club/organization is part of their job responsibility.

    Outstanding Event of the Year

    • This award is open to students or registered student clubs/organizations that have sponsored a program for the entire campus community between March 1, 2015 and March 1, 2016.
    • It will be judged on attendance, use of budget, promotion, and overall effectiveness.
    • The program has to meet and embrace the need, appeal, and culture of the Monmouth community.
    • Include the budget (total amount spent) for your event.
    • Three separate awards will be decided by the judges from the applications, one for:
      • Outstanding Event of the Year (events that were $5,000 and over)
      • Outstanding Event of the Year (events that were $1,000 - $5,000)
      • Outstanding Event of the Year (events that were $1,000 or under)