Honoring outstanding leadership on campus

The Student Leadership Awards Banquet is a ceremony hosted by the University of Bridgeport to recognize individuals, as well as clubs and organizations, for the impact they make on campus culture and student life.

Thank you for telling us about student leaders at UB! The nomination period is now closed. Check back soon for a list of award recipients!


Awards

Advisor of the Year Award

  • Awarded to a faculty/staff member that goes above and beyond to increase the effectiveness of a student club/organization as their advisor

Community Service Award

  • Individual/club that serves the community in different ways to create an impact

Scholar Citizen Award

  • Student (undergraduate or graduate) who shows active and systematic participation in academic and non-academic development

Shining Knight Spirit Award

  • Respects and appreciates the mission of UB and evokes passion for necessary change
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm toward UB and is devoted to the quality of life at UB
  • Shows spirit and pride for UB by acting as a positive role model for their peers
  • Supports UB programs, including club, organization, and sporting events
  • All UB full-time undergraduate and graduate students eligible

Purple Knight Partnership Award

  • UB office or department or individual who goes above and beyond to assist the development of students and supports student involvement

Greek Male or Female Award

  • Respects and appreciates the mission of his or her fraternity or sorority, and executes this goal for UB
  • Excels in the area of community service and Greek involvement; ability to work with and lead others
  • Has shown significant personal growth over time, built relationships, and gained respect from UB Community

Outstanding Involvement by a Freshman or Sophomore

  • Student is an undergraduate that makes a positive impact and shows pride for UB in various ways
  • Has the ability to work with and lead peers and demonstrates commendable leadership qualities
  • Has built relationships and gained respect from students, faculty, and staff

Outstanding Involvement by a Graduate Student

  • Student is in a graduate program and makes a positive impact and shows pride for UB in various ways
  • Has the ability to work with and lead peers and demonstrates commendable leadership qualities
  • Has built relationships and gained respect from students, faculty, and staff

Outstanding Club of the Year

  • Has been highly involved, present, visible, and active in the UB Community
  • Has actively engaged the community through fulfilling its organization’s mission and goals
  • Through dedication and work they have gained respect and recognition from peer organizations, university departments, and the UB Community.
  • Has a solid commitment to recruit, retain, train and develop its members through various opportunities.
  • Has made curricular and co-curricular contributions and positive change to better UB

Dean’s Award (Exceptional Junior Student)

  • Awarded to a third year undergraduate student who has made an exceptional contribution and impact on many aspects of student life and service to UB
  • Has the ability to work with and lead peers and demonstrates commendable leadership qualities
  • Has built relationships and gained respect from students, faculty, and staff
  • $100 Stipend included

President’s Award (Exceptional Senior Student)

  • Highest Award given to a UB Undergraduate Student
  • Awarded to a fourth year undergraduate student who has made an exceptional contribution and impact on many aspects of student life and service to UB
  • Has the ability to work with and lead peers and demonstrates commendable leadership qualities
  • Has built relationships and gained respect from students, faculty, and staff
  • $100 Stipend included

Student Employee of the Year

Graduate Assistant of the Year

Campus Program of the Year

  • Awarded to an outstanding program sponsored or co-sponsored by any recognized University of Bridgeport student club or organization

Outstanding Cultural Club of the Year

  • Awarded to an organization which has demonstrated outstanding achievements and contributions and increased cultural awareness on campus

Greek Organization of the Year

  • Awarded to a Greek organization that has demonstrated outstanding achievements and contributions to Greek Life and UB

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