Greek Life Awards

Awards

The 2013 Award Winners

Information Regarding Awards:

Individual Awards

Chapter Advisor of the Year

For a chapter advisor who goes above and beyond in supporting the chapter and the fraternal community as a whole. Nominations are made by chapter presidents and reviewed by the awards committee.

New Member of the Year

(Sponsored by Order of Omega) For a member initiated this year, who has gone above and beyond in their chapter and shows great promise for future leadership. Nominations are made by chapter members and reviewed by the awards committee.

Living the Ritual Award

This award is for an individual who exemplifies their chapter's values and principles as defined in their chapter's ritual. Nominations are made by chapter members and reviewed by the awards committee.

Fraternity Man of the Year

For a Fraternity Member in good standing with the chapter and university, who demonstrates leadership roles in his organization and campus community, and has made a significant impact on the Fraternal Community in his term. Nominations are made by chapter members and reviewed by the awards committee.

Sorority Woman of the Year

For a Sorority Member in good standing with the chapter and university, who demonstrates leadership roles in her organization and campus community, and has made a significant impact on the Fraternal Community in her term. Nominations are made by chapter members and reviewed by the awards committee.

President's Cup

Presented to the outgoing chapter president that has improved their chapter the most in their term of office. Data is collected from the Annual Report/Awards Form and then a decision is reached by the committee.

Chapter Awards

Recruitment and Retention Award

Given to the chapter that has recruited and retained the greatest number of members in the past year. Data is collected from the Annual Report/Awards Form.

Scholarship Award

Given to the chapter that attains the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average. One award is given for the fall and one for the spring. Data is collected from the Scholarship Report compiled semesterly.

New Member Class Scholarship Award

Given to the chapter with a new member class that attains the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average. One award is given for the fall and one for the spring. Data is collected from the Scholarship Report compiled semesterly.

Academic Progress Award

Given to the chapter that improves their Cumulative Grade Point Average the greatest percentage from the previous fall to the current fall. Data is collected from the Scholarship Report compiled semesterly

Community Service Award

Community service is work that the chapters' members have done in the local community to better society. It is not work that the group has done to raise money or work on campus. The Award is given to the chapter that has the greatest average of community service hours per member. Data is collected from the Annual Report/Awards Form. Example: working for Habitat for Humanity for 12 hours.

Philanthropy Award

Philanthropy is money raised towards a charitable cause (not your chapter). The award is given to the chapter that has raised the greatest amount of money for philanthropy per member. Data is collected from the Annual Report/Awards Form.

Campus Service Award

Campus service is work that the chapter members have done to help the campus. The award is given to the chapter that has the greatest average of campus service hours per member. Data is collected from the Annual Report/Awards Form. Example: Participating in Campus Clean Up

Educational Programming Award

Given to the chapter that has covered the most topics relevant to chapter members' growth and development. Data is collected from the Annual Report/Awards Form.

Educational Program of the Year Award

Awarded to a single program that was the most impactful to the membership. Nominations are made by chapter presidents and reviewed by the awards committee.

Alumni Relations Award

Given to the chapter that sends regular, high quality publications to the alumni and also hosts alumni events throughout the year to strengthen their partnership with alumni. Data is collected from the Annual Report/Awards Form and also from the newsletters submitted to the Student Life Office.

Campus Involvement Award

Given to the chapter that has the greatest number of memberships in other campus organizations (based on an average number of organizations per member). Data is collected from the Annual Report/Awards Form.