Student Leadership & Involvement Awards

The Winona State University Student Senate, the Alliance of Student Organizations, and the Warriors L.E.A.D. Series invite the WSU community to nominate students, WSU faculty/staff club/organization advisors, and recognized student clubs and organizations for a variety of awards.

We invite you to acknowledge the outstanding work and contributions they have made in 2016-2017 to improve our campus, community and our world.

Nominations will be accepted through March 31. The award nominees and recipients will be recognized at an awards ceremony on Thursday, April 27 at 4pm in Science Lab Center 120.

Individual Awards

A Leader Improving Our World
Presented to a student who actively celebrates the mission of Winona State University to serve generously, lead responsibly and respond imaginatively and creatively to the challenges of their work, their lives and their communities…a community of learners improving our world. Submit a nomination for A Leader Improving Our World.

Commitment to Cultural Responsiveness
Presented to a student who encourages a culture of understanding, belonging and civility at Winona State University and creates innovative opportunities that foster the development of leaders who are committed to civic engagement and social justice on a local or global scale. Submit a nomination for Commitment to Cultural Responsiveness.

Warrior Spirit
Presented to a student who is willing to step up and take risks for the betterment of the Winona State University community by striving to make positive changes for the campus. Submit a nomination for Warrior Spirit.

Rising Star
Presented to a student who is new to Winona State University (either a first-year student or a transfer student in their first year) who shows active involvement in an organized campus activity and is helping to make a difference on campus or in the club/organization/activity. Submit a nomination for Rising Star.

Outstanding Student Leader
Presented to a leader within a recognized club/organization at Winona State University who exemplifies excellence in their organization and works toward the benefit of others. Submit a nomination for Outstanding Student Leader.

Outstanding Club/Organization Advisor
Presented to a faculty/staff advisor of a recognized club or organization at Winona State University who has gone above and beyond in working with members, promoting the organization, serving as a mentor, and making a difference. Submit a nomination for Outstanding Club/Organization.

Recognized Student Club/Organization Awards

Outstanding Student Club/Organization
Presented to an active recognized student club/organization who represents the mission of Winona State University to serve generously, lead responsibly and respond imaginatively and creatively to the challenges of their work, their lives and their communities…a community of learners improving our world. Submit a nomination for Outstanding Student Club/Organization.

Program/Event of the Year
Presented to a well-attended program or event hosted by a recognized student club/organization that provided a welcoming environment and a learning opportunity for the WSU and/or Winona communities. Submit a nomination for Program/Event of the Year.