The Center for Student Engagement honors the achievements of Agnes Scott’s student leaders, staff & faculty advisors, and on-campus organizations. The Center for Student Engagement Leadership Awards recognizes the many leaders and events that occur each academic year in particular those that have made a lasting impact on our campus. We present awards to students, organizations, and advisors based upon community member nominations. The 2015 Leadership Awards theme is "A Night Under Stars" and will take place on Tuesday, May 5th. A committee of staff, faculty, and two students from different offices on campus worked together to select the recipients of each award. Nominees and other guests were formally invited to the event.
Student Organization of the Year
This award recognizes the student organization that demonstrates effectiveness in reaching out and involving the Agnes Scott student body in their mission. This organization makes a meaningful contribution to students and to the entire Agnes Scott community.
Student Leader of the Year
This award presented is to a junior or senior that most embodies the mission of Agnes Scott College in her daily life and provides exemplary service and leadership to a registered, on-campus student organization.
Event of the Year
This is award recognizes a particular program from the academic year that fosters student involvement in an innovative way, is well planned and executed and is open to the entire Agnes Scott campus. The event must have been hosted by a registered student organization.
Gué P. Hudson Student Advisement Award
This award is given to a staff or faculty member who is involved in a student organization, whether or not it is their responsibility. The staff or faculty member provides outstanding support and encourages fresh ideas and creativity within the organization. The recipient will have their name engraved on a plaque that will be displayed in the Alston Campus Center.
Scottie Spirit Award
This award recognizes a student organization that best displays pride in their organization and the Agnes Scott spirit through supporting and enhancing college traditions and ideals.
Service & Action Award
This award is presented to a student organization that makes a meaningful contribution to the Agnes Scott, Decatur, and/or Atlanta community through service efforts. Organizations who regularly participate in civic engagement and volunteering excursions will be given preference.
Wellness SWEEPer (Student Who Educate Every Peer) Award
This award recognizes an organization that has made wellness a priority in their programming and has made a contribution to the awareness of health issues and practices. Organizations who have hosted an event that promotes wellness in the form of offering healthy food options at an event, encourage healthy lifestyles, or has created/participated in events that are exercise-focused will be given preference.
Distinguished Community Alliance Award
This award recognizes an organization that is inclusive in their programming and collaborates and participates with other student organizations. Organizations who have co-sponsored with another student group or academic department during the academic year will be given preference. The recipient will have their name engraved on a plaque that will be displayed in the Alston Campus Center.
Unsung Hero Award
This award is presented to a student or students who may be going unrecognized for their efforts to make a positive impact on campus. This student may be recognized for their academic, athletic, advocacy, or extracurricular efforts, as well as service to the college and surrounding community.
Green Impact Award
This award recognizes a group who incorporates sustainability into the programming, marketing, and mission of their organization. Organizations that have hosted an event that promotes sustainability, uses eco-friendly materials, or advertises for their events using sustainable methods will be given preference.