Student Achievement Awards recognize students and student organizations for their outstanding achievements during the academic year. This event is sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement, Housing and Residence Life and University Recreation.

Event Details

  • Date: Tuesday, April 16 
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Campus Center Ballroom (parking available at lot 302 West Georgia Drive)
  • Attire: Dressy Casual (if you're unsure about what this includes, email urec@westga.edu)

Questions about individual awards can be directed to the appropriate office. Questions about the nomination form in OrgSync can be directed to Kynnith Francis-Vaughan.  

Nominations

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 11 through March 8, 2019. 

Who can attend?

The Student Achievement Awards is open to students, faculty/staff, family, friends, and community members. 

List of awards

  • Admissions
    Admissions
    • Admissions Call Center Student Leader of the Year
    • Admissions Operations Student Leader Award
    • Admissions Tour Guide of the Year
    • University Ambassador of the Year
  • Career Services
    Career Services
    • Undergraduate Student Employee of the Year
    • Graduate Student Employee of the Year
  • Center for Academic Success
    Center for Academic Success
    • Outstanding SI Leader Award
    • Outstanding Peer Academic Coach
    • Outstanding Peer Tutor Award
    • Center for Academic Success Service to the Department Award
  • Center for Adult Learners and Veterans
    Center for Adult Learners and Veterans
    • CALV Career Development Award
    • CALV Engagement Award
    • CALV Perseverance Awards
  • Center for Diversity and Inclusion
    Center for Diversity and Inclusion
    • CDI Awards (five recipients)
  • Center for Student Involvement
    Center for Student Involvement
    • Emerging Leader of the Year
    • New Student Organization of the Year
    • Student Organization Community Service Award
    • Leadership Legacy Award
    • Student Organization Advisor of the Year
    • Outstanding Student Organization of the Year-Large
    • Outstanding Student Organization-Small
    • Dr. Melanie McClellan Distinguished Service Award
    • Dr. Bruce Lyon Distinguished Student Leader
    Fraternity and Sorority Life
    • Outstanding Philanthropy
    • Picklesimer Commitment to Service Award
    • Best Educational Programming
    • Brotherhood/Sisterhood Unity Award
    • Outstanding Chapter of the Year
    • Outstanding Chapter of the Year
    • Outstanding Chapter of the Year
    • President's Flame
    Student Activities Council
    • Outstanding Director
    • Unsung Hero
    Student Government Association 
    • Toyal Jackson Making a Difference Award
    • Shea Cowart Spirit Award
  • Housing and Residence Life
    Housing and Residence Life
    • Program of the Year
    • Dawn Vavrik Palmer Advisor of the Year
    • Staff Team of the Year
    • Residential Leader of the Year Award
    • Logan Mills Community Development Award
    • Student Assistant of the Year Award
  • University Recreation
    University Recreation
    • Customer Service Award: Facilities
    • Top Newcomer of the Year: Facilities
    • Employee of the Year: Facilities
    • Top Newcomer of the Year: Event Management
    • Employees of the Year: Event Management
    • Fitness Employee of the Year
    • Shaping Leaders Award
    • UREC Marketing Student Leader of the Year
    • WeRec Incentive Program Team Recognition
    • Competitive Sports - Rookie of the Year
    • Competitive Sports - Employee of the Year
    • Competitive Sports - Club Sport of the Year
    • Competitive Sports - Club Officer of the Year
    • Outdoor Leadership Award
    • Emerging Outdoor Leader Award
    • West Georgia Outdoors Mentorship Award
  • UWG Debate
    UWG Debate
    • Rachel Saloom Debater of the Year
  • Zing! 
    Zing!
    • Zing Unmasking - Recognition

 Student Achievement Awards Committee