Leadership Awards for Graduate & Professional Students

Dr. Lee and Mrs. Ann Liberman’s leadership, compassion, and dedication have touched many lives and had a lasting impact at Washington University and throughout the St. Louis community. It is in their honor that we are pleased to announce the Inaugural Liberman Leadership Awards. These awards are designed to recognize and highlight the remarkable leadership of Washington University graduate and professional students and student organizations.

 

Organization Awards

Excellence in Sustainability Award

To be awarded to a graduate or professional student organization that prioritizes sustainability and has a positive impact on the environment. This can be exemplified through their sustainable programming, through sustainability advocacy efforts, and/or by engaging in sustainability-focused activities.

 

Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award

To be awarded to a graduate or professional student organization that promotes engagement with entrepreneurship and innovation in the Washington University and/or St. Louis community. This can be exemplified through the provision of individual or team activities, seminars, competitions, or events that foster a culture of creation and discovery.

 

Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award

To be awarded to a graduate or professional student organization that works to promote diversity in the Washington University and/or St. Louis community. This can be exemplified through programming intended for diverse audiences and/or advocacy efforts that are intended to create diverse and inclusive communities broadly conceived.

 

Excellence in Creating Community Award

To be awarded to a graduate or professional student organization that emphasizes fostering a more unified Washington University and/or St. Louis community, especially by bridging gaps across programs, schools, disciplines, or collectives.

 

Trailblazer Award

To be awarded to a graduate or professional student organization that has successfully implemented a new program or event within the past year.

 

Tried and True Award

To be awarded to a graduate or professional student organization that has successfully executed a previously established notable program or event within the past year.

 Outstanding Breakthrough Award

To be awarded to a graduate or professional student organization that has positively transformed the organization, or a specific program, within the past year.

 

Distinguished Organization Award

To be awarded to a graduate or professional student organization that has demonstrated outstanding, choesive leadership as a group. This is exemplified by their unity in planning and executing successful programming, their effective communication, and their combined effort toward a common goal or mission.

 

 

Individual

Rising Star Award

To be awarded to an individual graduate or professional student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership potential. This student does not hold a formal leadership position in the student organization(s), but consistently plays a strong supportive role to help the organization achieve its mission.

 

Distinguished Individual Leader Award

To be awarded to an individual graduate or professional student who has demonstrated remarkable leadership as a part of the Washington University community. This leadership is best exemplified by: their capacity to galvanize the organization behind its mission or a specific program/event, consistently spearheading new initiatives, and their influence on positively transforming the organization or a specific program/event.

 

 

Submit a Nomination

NOMINATION

The Spring Awards are scheduled for April 11, 2018 at 4:00 PM in Umrath Lounge.

Nominations accepted through March 23, 2018