Student Life Awards
The Office of Student Life hosts the annual Student Life Awards (formally known as Recognition Awards) program to highlight amazing student leaders, student organizations and university entities for their dedication to Grand Valley State University's student life! This event is held in the Grand River Room on the second floor of the Kirkhof Center.
Students, registered organizations and university faculty/staff/departments may be nominated for several awards including programming awards, individual awards, & organizational awards along with area specific recognition (Community Service Learning Center (CSLC), Club Sports, Greek Life, etc.). A full list of all the awards available with a description of each award can be found below.
Nomination materials may include:
- A brief paragraph stating why the nominee deserves the recognition. (Required)
- Any other materials that help to make your case (Optional unless award description says otherwise).
- Pictures, posters, newspaper articles, press releases, letters of support, agendas, minutes, websites, or letters of support
For more information please contact Tyler Wayne-Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Care For Community Award ($50)
Outstanding Educational Program ($50)
Outstanding Cultural Program ($50)
Collaboration ($25/group, $100 max)
Program of the Year ($100)
Outstanding General Member
Outstanding Financial Officer/Treasurer
Outstanding Vice President
Jo Ann Litton Outstanding Advisor
Outstanding Faculty Member
Outstanding GVSU Department
Outstanding Community Ally
Emerging Leader Award
Best New Organization Award ($100)
Art Hills Spirit ($100)
Shelia Williams Outstanding Organization ($200)
Most Improved Organization ($100)