Student Achievement Awards

The 2016 Student Achievement Awards will be held on Tuesday, April 19, at 7:00PM in the Campus Center Ballroom. This program will recognize students and student organizations for their outstanding achievements during the 2015-2016 academic year. This event is sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement, Housing and Residence Life, and University Recreation.

Questions about individual awards can be directed to the appropriate office. Questions about the nomination form in OrgSync can be directed to Laura Petrus at  


Nominations for awards sponsored by Housing and Residence Life, the Center for Student Involvement, Student Government Association, and Fraternity and Sorority Life will be accepted via the Student Achievement Awards Portal in OrgSync from February 12 through March 11, 2016. Please click below to see award descriptions and nomination information.

Sponsored by Housing and Residence Life 

Logan Mills Community Development Award
Resident Assistant of the Year
Student Assistant of the Year
Greek Village Aid of the Year
UWG HRL Spotlight Award
Program of the Year Award

Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement

Dr. Melanie McClellan Distinguished Service Award
Student Organization Advisor of the Year
Dr. Bruce Lyon Distinguished Student Leader Award
Outstanding Student Organizations of the Year
Outstanding Community Service Award
New Student Organization of the Year

Sponsored by Student Government Association

SGA Faculty Member of the Year 
Shea Cowart Spirit of West Georgia Award
Toyal Jackson Making a Difference Award

Sponsored by Fraternity and Sorority Life

Individual Awards

  • CPC, IFC, MGC, NPHC Person of the Year
  • "Academic Achievement Award" for Individual Member
  • Living the Ritual
  • Outstanding Chapter Advisor

Chapter Awards

  • Philanthropy Event Award
  • Picklesimer Commitment to Service Award
  • Chapter Educational Programming Award
  • Excellence in Risk Management
  • Excellence in Alumni Relations
  • Chapter of the Year

Sponsored by University Recreation

Official of the Year
Rookie of the Year
Male Athlete of the Year
Female Athlete of the Year
Campus Cup Winner
Top Newcomer of the Year - Facility
Employee of the Year - Facility
Top Newcomer of the Year - Events
Employee of the Year - Events
Best Customer Service Award
Personal Trainer of the Year
Group Instructor of the Year
Outdoor Leadership Award
Outdoor Emerging Leader Award
Outdoor Skills Master Award

Thank you for your support of the Student Achievement Awards program.