Division of Student Life Staff Awards nominations will open February 1st. The 2023 Student Life Staff Awards reception is Thursday, May 4, 2023, 8:00-9:30 am in the K-State Student Union Bluemont Room. 8:00 am Social Time with program starting at 8:30 am.
2023 Dean of Students Outstanding Graduating Senior Awards nominations will open February 1st. The 2023 Outstanding Graduating Senior Awards reception is Thursday, April 27, 3:30-5:00 pm, K-State Student Union Flint Hills Room.
The Division of Student Life in its Strategic Plan has chosen a mission statement and core values that act as guiding principles for division staff to put in to practice in our day to day work. The Core Value Awards look to honor those colleagues in the division who personify these core values on a daily basis.
The Division of Student Life will recognize a person or team that exemplified one of the core values in their work during the past year. Three awards will be given annually at the Division Awards Ceremony in the following categories: Care, Community and Collaboration.
Since 1999, the Outstanding Graduating Senior Award has been presented by the Dean of Students to graduating seniors who are nominated by staff in the Division of Student Life. The nominations open early in the spring semester. The nominees must be strong leaders who have made outstanding contributions to student life during their K-State career. The award recipients receive an engraved plaque at the Outstanding Graduating Senior Awards reception in the Spring, to which family, friends, supporters, staff, and faculty are invited.
The Outstanding Staff Awards recognize one Graduate Student, one New Unclassified Professional, and one Unclassified Professional within the Division of Student Life who has had exemplary performance in their role and contributes to the achievement of the Division of Student Life Strategic Goal Areas. The award recipients will receive a plaque and be recognized at the Annual Student Life Division Awards ceremony.
The Dr. Susan Ariola Bosco Putting Students First Award is presented to one full-time teaching faculty member and one full-time staff member who works in the Division of Student Life. All department heads, faculty, staff and students are welcomed to nominate a deserving candidate for these awards. Award recipients are selected by an awards committee made up of staff members in the Division of Student Life serving on the Staff Development & Engagement Committee. The award recipients will receive a plaque and be recognized at the Annual Student Life Division Awards ceremony.