Student Organization Awards

The purpose of the Excellence in Student Leadership Awards is to recognize the outstanding contributions our students and faculty and staff advisors make across campus and in the community.

Departments and staff members throughout the Division of Student Life, in conjunction with Student Government, recognize nominees for their significant leadership and service in a variety of capacities to make a difference within their respective organizations, across campus, and beyond.

Date: Friday, May 3, 2019
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm (Seating begins at 5:30pm)
Location: McLane Stadium, Baylor Club Ballroom
Parking: McLane Stadium, Parking Lot 1
Dress: Formal Attire


Students and student organization advisors may complete student organization award applications to receive consideration for various awards. Applications are available in the early spring semester of each year.


This year's ceremony included the following recognitions: (Click on each category to learn more about the awards and the recipients)

Student Activities, Campus Programs
Outstanding Student Leader in Student Productions
Outstanding Student Producer
Union Board Member of the Year
BAC Member of the Year
BAC Most Valuable Partner

Campus Living & Learning
Residence Hall Association Member of the Year

Student Government
A.A. and Marjorie Hyden Endowed Scholarship Fund
Excellence in Student Involvement

Multicultural Affairs
Behind the Scenes Leader
Emerging Leader Award
Outstanding Advisor Award
Excellence in Innovation
Excellence in Cross-Cultural Collaboration
Multicultural Excellence Award - Individual and Organization

Academy of Leader Development
Social Identity
Active Engagement
Social Responsibility
Emerging Leader - Male and Female

Community Engagement and Service
Outstanding Male and Female in Community Service
Outstanding Service Chair
Outstanding Student Group, Community Service
Outstanding Student Group, Philanthropy
Outstanding Advocate
Outstanding Student Group, Education and Advocacy

Student Activities, Student Foundation
O Bill and Nancy Harlan Student Foundation Scholarship

GX Instructor of the Year
Bear Cycle Instructor of the Year
F45 Trainer of the Year
Personal Trainer of the Year
PR/Marketing Staff of the Year

Student Activities, Student Involvement
Outstanding New Member of the Year
Greek Man and Woman of the Year
Outstanding Advisor of the Year
Outstanding Greek Leaders
Herbert H. Reynolds Recognitions
Outstanding New Organization
Advisor of the Year
Student Organization of the Year