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Community Recognition Awards 2012-2013
Each spring, the Macalester community comes together to recognize the individual students, organizations, staff and faculty who have made meaningful contributions to the Macalester co-curricular experience. It is important that we pause to honor these contributions and collectively celebrate one another's accomplishments.
Nominees and recipients will be recognized at the Community Recognition Awards Convocation, to be held on Tuesday, April 30 in the Hill Ballroom (Kagin Commons)
All members of the Macalester community are invited to submit nominations for the 2012-13 Community Recognition Awards. Nominations are due no later than 11:59pm on Monday, March 18, 2013.
To nominate someone:
- Review the award criteria (see below) and write your nomination. Use no more than two typed pages to describe why you believe the nominee represents the ideals of the award(s) for which you are nominating them. Be as specific as possible.
- Save the nomination as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf, using the nominee’s name as the filename (e.g., JoeSmith.docx or ThompsonDOSaward.pdf)
- Go to the Community Recognition Awards submission site
- If you are asked to, log in to moodlegroups with your Macalester account
- click "yes" when asked if you would like to enroll in this course
- Upload your nomination(s)
- Click on the award
- Click on "Choose File" to select your nomination form, then "Upload this file" to submit it
- Repeat for any additional forms
The Educator of the Year Award recognizes a staff and/or faculty member who consistently supports students’ co-curricular learning experiences. Through this award, student nominators applaud this educator for their leadership ability, many contributions and commitment to campus life. Note: Macalester College Student Government coordinates the selection process for the Educator of the Year Award. Information about the Educator of the Year nomination process and the nomination form can be found online here. Contact Ezequiel Jiminez '13, MGSG Academic Affairs Committee Chair, at AAC@macalester.edu for more information.
The Adviser of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding efforts of our student organization advisers. Student organization leaders are invited to nominate their adviser(s) to celebrate the relationship, the work and the investment of a staff or faculty member who has had a positive impact on the student members of the organization and the organization as a whole. Contact Jeffrey Garcia '14, MCSG Student Organization Committee Chair at SOC@macalester.edu for more information.
The Presidential Leadership Award for Outstanding Seniors recognizes seniors for their scholarship and outstanding contributions to the Macalester community throughout their college careers. Approximately 10 are awarded each year. To be considered for this award, a student must:
Be a current senior in good academic standing (GPA of 3.3 is required);
Have a history of significant contributions in a variety of areas of campus life throughout their career at Macalester College;
Have been a positive role model at Macalester College;
Have worked to promote one or more of the core values of the college (i.e. internationalism, multiculturalism, or service)
- Note: A copy of the nominee’s current resume should also be included with
Presidential Leadership Award nomination materials. The nominator is
responsible for securing and submitting the nominee’s resume.
To be considered for the awards listed below, students must:
- Be enrolled full-time at Macalester College
- Be in good academic standing (minimum G.P.A. of 2.7)
The Dean of Students Award honors students who live out the mission of the college by promoting one or more of the stated values and demonstrating genuine love of the community through service to the college. Typically, two students from each class year are recognized with this award.
The Servant-Leader Award recognizes students whose actions are congruent with their values, and who thus inspire others to develop their own leadership potential.
The Ann Bolger Vision Award applauds a student leader’s abilities to initiate positive organizational change or creative endeavors to contribute to the educational experience of students in a thoughtful, collaborative, and informed fashion.
The Civil Discourse Award is given to an individual who has promoted civil discourse on campus on issues related to difference and inclusivity, and who has thus increased understanding and dialogue among members of the Macalester community.
Studnt Organization awards:
The Civil Discourse Award is given to a student organization that has promoted civil discourse on campus on issues related to difference and inclusivity. Through programming, education and negotiation, the organization has worked to increase understanding and dialogue among Macalester community members.
The Collaboration Award recognizes two or more organizations that have worked together effectively by utilizing each other’s strengths to accomplish a common goal.
The Community Service Award is presented to a student organization that has made a significant contribution to Macalester or the community outside of the College. The contribution not only provided service to the community but created opportunities for growth and development to those who participated.
The Education Award is given to an organization in honor of their successful efforts to generate campus awareness of a particular issue. The organization’s efforts fostered dialogues, debates and learning within the campus community.
The Organizational Growth Award recognizes an organization's improvement and growth in such areas as member involvement, goal-setting, and planning and evaluation of programs.
For more information about the nomination process or the awards contact Robin Hart Ruthenbeck at firstname.lastname@example.org .
NOMINATIONS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 11:59pm on MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013.