Club Awards

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The Club Awards Reception, hosted by the Student Center, is an opportunity for the Rice community to recognize the contributions of dedicated student leaders, organizations and faculty/staff club sponsors.

2020 Club Awards Winners
2019 Club Awards Winners

Individual Student Awards

Student Center Values Award
The Student Center Values Award recognizes a student leader from a club/organization who has exemplified the values of the Student Center: Development, Excellence, and Community.

Above & Beyond Award
The Above & Beyond Award recognizes a student that consistently goes above and beyond for their club, and often goes unrecognized for their efforts. This student often works "behind the scenes," and supports, encourages, and inspires the organization's members or other students.

Emerging Leader Award
The Emerging Leader Award recognizes a freshman or sophomore undergraduate student that has demonstrated exemplary leadership skills within their first year of participation in a registered club. The recipient should be someone whom the club identifies as a potential future leader of their organization, and/or someone they are excited to have continue on within their club.

Club/Organization Awards

Graduate Student Organization of the Year
The Graduate Student Organization of the Year award recognizes a registered graduate student organization that has advanced the mission of Rice University by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor. Through their contributions, the recipient of this award has enhanced the graduate student experience of their members and the student body at large. The recipient should exemplify Rice’s mission, while providing opportunities for others to become involved and grow as leaders.

Undergraduate Student Organization of the Year
The Undergraduate Student Organization of the Year award recognizes a registered undergraduate student organization that has advanced the mission of Rice University by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor. Through their contributions, the recipient of this award has enhanced the undergraduate student experience of their members and the student body at large. The recipient should exemplify Rice’s mission, while providing opportunities for others to become involved and grow as leaders.

Program of the Year
The Program of the Year award is given to a registered student organization that contributed to Rice’s campus life through an impactful event on campus.

Faculty/Staff Sponsor Awards

Hudspeth Award
The C.M. and Demaris Hudspeth award was established to recognize faculty and staff sponsors who are dedicated supporters of student life and organizations. Each year at least one faculty member and/or one staff member are selected to receive this award to recognize them for their notable contribution to the success of the organization.

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