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Faculty or Staff Advisor of the Year Awards

  • Served as an official Advisor with a TWU chartered or University sanctioned organization for at least one year.
  • Contributed to positive growth of the organization during the 2015 calendar year alongside the organization's officers and members.
  • Intentionally guided the organization's officers to remain aligned with the core values of Texas Woman's University.

Individual Student Leader Awards

Glenda Brock Simmons Community Service Award

  • Student is currently enrolled in classes on the TWU Denton Campus.
  • Utilized and /or enhanced pathways for collaborative relationships between Texas Woman's University and community organizations such as Denton ISD, city/county partnerships, nonprofits, etc.
  • Demonstrated a self-initiated nature of service beyond the TWU community.
  • Exuded a servant leadership mentality when approaching all opportunities to serve others.

Emerging Leader of the Year Award

  • Student is currently enrolled in classes on the TWU Denton Campus.
  • Began their personal journey of student leadership within a student organization or University department at TWU in the past year.
  • Modeled the way of getting invovled on campus for fellow peers both in and out of the classroom.
  • Successfully explored and practiced the balance between academic efforts and co-curricular leadership opportunities at TWU.

Dr. Richard Nicholas Outstanding Student Leader Award

  • Student is currently enrolled in classes on the TWU Denton Campus.
  • Demonstrated the most respected form of student leadership in the eyes of faculty, staff, and the student body at TWU for more than one year.
  • Continuously held both themselves and their fellow peers to the highest standards through behaviors and actions consistent with the core values of TWU.
  • Sought out and provided opportunities for others to learn and develop skills with student leadership.
  • Began to master the balance of academic and co-curricular efforts at TWU as well as life outside of TWU.
  • Explored how they will be an influential leader in their community beyond their time at TWU.

Student Organization Awards

Glenda Brock Simmons Student Organization Community Service Award

  • A chartered or University sanctioned student organization on the TWU Denton Campus.
  • Exceeded organization's minimum requirement/recommendation of opportunities for officers and members to serve community organizations such as Denton ISD, city/county partnerships, nonprofits, etc.
  • Exemplified a core value of community service for the entire organization and continuously encouraged officers and members to live according to these organizational values.

Student Organization of the Year Award (Chartered and University Sanctioned)

  • A chartered or University sanctioned student organization on the TWU Denton Campus.
  • Maintained a positive presence on the TWU Denton Campus and encouraged all faculty, staff, and students to live according to the core values of the University.
  • Furtered an environment with high standards of learning and created pathways for students to be more successful both in and out of the classroom.
  • Intentionally fostered ongoing collaborative relationships with other student organizations and/or academic and student life departments with both internal programs and University events outside of the organization.
  • Focused on effective transition among officers and members of the organization to ensure success and growth from year-to-year.
*Please note the difference between a chartered student organization and a University sanctioned student organization is that University sanctioned student organizations are sponsored and funded solely by a department (The Center for Student Development, Admissions, Alumni Relations, etc.). In contrast, chartered student organizations fundraise internally within their organization.

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