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Jan. 14, 2022

Northwest accepting nominations for leadership, employment, organizational awards

Updated: Feb. 10, 2022

Northwest Missouri State University is now accepting nominations for its annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony.

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, Student Senate and the Student Success Center.

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

The deadline to submit papers or projects for the Owens Library’s Undergraduate Library Research Awards is Monday, Jan. 31, and the deadline for student employment nominations is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11.

Nominations for all other awards are due at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18.

There is no limit on the number of nominations an individual may receive, and awards will be announced Monday, April 4, at the Northwest Awards and Recognition Ceremony.

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

B.D. Owens Library 

  • Undergraduate Library Research Awards

Student Employment Awards 

  • Student Employee of the Year
  • Student Employment Supervisor of the Year
  • Student Employment Team of the Year

Graduate Office Awards 

  • Graduate Assistant of the Year

Office of Student Involvement 

Student Organizations and Leadership Awards 
  • Commitment to Community Leadership 
  • Commitment to Sustainability Leadership 
  • Outstanding Advisor of the Year 
  • Outstanding New Organization of the Year 
  • Outstanding Student Organization of the Year
  • Outstanding Student Organization President of the Year 
  • Outstanding Program of the Year 
  • Outstanding Student of the Year 

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 Award: Faculty
  • Student Impact Award: Staff

International Involvement Center Award 

  • Outstanding International Student Award

Student Senate 

  • Tower Service Award: Student 
  • Tower Service Award: Student Organization 
  • Tower Service Award: Team 
  • Tower Service Award: Faculty 
  • Tower Service Award: Staff 


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