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Jan. 10, 2020

Northwest accepting nominations for organizational, leadership, employment awards

Northwest Missouri State University is now accepting nominations for its annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony, which is set for 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 6, in the J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom.

The collaborative celebration recognizes excellence among Northwest students, faculty and staff. Awards are presented by Student Employment; the Graduate Office; the Office of Student Involvement; B.D. Owens Library; the International Involvement Center; the Office of Human Resources and Student Senate.

A list of organizations accepting nominations is provided below. To view criteria for each award and submit a nomination, click here.

The deadline to submit papers or projects for the Owens Library’s Undergraduate Library Research Awards is Friday, Jan. 31.

Nominations for all other awards are due at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14.

There is no limit on the number of nominations an individual may receive.

For more information, contact Jordyn Greenhaw, university event coordinator, at 660.562.1143.

B.D. Owens Library

  • Undergraduate Library Research Awards

Graduate Office

  • Graduate Assistant of the Year

International Involvement Center

  • Outstanding International Student Award

Office of Student Involvement: Student Organizations and Leadership Awards

  • Community Leadership Award
  • Outstanding New Organization
  • Outstanding Organizational Advisor
  • Outstanding Program of the Year
  • Outstanding Student of the Year
  • Outstanding Student Organization
  • Student Organization President of the Year
  • Sustainability Leadership

Student Success Center

  • First Generation Student Achievement Award
  • Commitment to Student Success Award: Staff
  • Commitment to Student Success Award: Faculty
  • Commitment to Student Success Award: Student

Office of Human Resources: Student Impact Awards  

  • Faculty Individual
  • Staff Individual

Student Senate: Tower Service Awards

  • Student
  • Student organization
  • Staff
  • Faculty
  • Team

Student Employment

  • Student Employee of the Year
  • Student Employment Supervisor of the Year
  • Student Employment Team of the Year
  • Northwest Awards for Excellence in:
    • Quality of Work
    • Initiative
    • Reliability
    • Professionalism
    • Uniqueness of Contribution


Dr. Mark Hornickel
Administration Building
Room 215