Student Activities Awards

Monday, May 4, 2020 | 5:30pm | Anderson 112

Student Activities & Leadership Development annually recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of student leaders, student groups, and advisors. The awards listed below are annually presented to students, student groups, and advisors who have demonstrated a significant commitment to enhancing the Hamline community.

Below you will find information regarding all of the awards categories.

Candidates for all awards must meet the following criteria:

      • Candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.5 at the time of consideration, unless the award dictates differently.
      • Candidates must not have been on any form of academic probation or have been found responsible for being in violation of any University policy during the past academic year.
      • Student groups must be registered and in good standing with their sponsoring office or department.

Nominations for the 2019-2020 academic year will open from April 3-13, 2020.


Outstanding Student Organization Award

The Outstanding Student Organization award is presented to a student organization that has made significant advancements and displayed exceptional and consistent leadership over the course of the academic year.

Encore Award

The Encore Award is presented to a Hamline University student organization for planning and implementing a program, event, or project that demonstrated leadership, creativity, engagement, and relevance for college students and enriched campus life.

Outstanding Advisor Award

The Outstanding Advisor Award is presented to a faculty or staff advisor of a student organization recognized by SALD that has demonstrated a deep commitment to student development and has made significant contributions to the organization.

Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award recognizes a first or second year student who has actively engaged in leadership or service activities and has established themselves in a way that motivates their peers and positively impacts the Hamline community.

Outstanding Student Leader Award

The Outstanding Student Leader award is presented to up to 4 students who have shown themselves to be exemplary leaders at Hamline.

Outstanding President Award

The Outstanding President award is presented to the president of a student organization recognized by SALD whose dedication to the organization and its members resulted in a significantly successful year for organization.

Sportsmanship Award

The Sportsmanship Award recognizes a student that exemplifies the true spirit of sportsmanship by promoting fairness, integrity, and respect of others through ongoing participation in recreational sports.

Legacy Award

The Legacy Award recognizes a graduating senior (December or May) who has made outstanding contributions to enhancing campus life at Hamline throughout the course of their undergraduate college career.

Cornerstone Awards

The Cornerstone Award is presented to a Hamline undergraduate student, University Office and University faculty or staff member that has significantly supported the work of Student Activities & Leadership Development throughout the academic year.