Leadership Development and Civic Engagement

Recognition Programs
Student Leadership Reception

Picture of students spelling out IUPUI with lights.

The reception is an opportunity to celebrate and recognize students, organizations, and programs that have made major contributions to IUPUI. This event is co-hosted by the Leadership Consultants, Undergraduate Student Government, Graduate & Professional Student Government, and the Multicultural Center.

Reception Information:
6th Annual JagAwards Student Leadership Reception
Thursday, April 27th
4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Campus Center Theater & TV Lounge

The JagAward nomation form is now open. Each year, we honor individual students and organizations on their contributions to IUPUI and the community. The nomination form is found here. Nominations close on April 17th at 5:00pm.

Awards Include:
Small Registered Student Organization of the Year
This award is given to recognize a registered student organization that has been a leader among the over 500 recognized student organizations at IUPUI. The Small Registered Student Organization of the Year award will be presented to the student organization of under twenty members which through its initiative, activities and projects, has been successful in accomplishing stated goals, serving the students it was designed to serve, and has had the most significant positive influence on IUPUI and the surrounding community.

Large Registered Student Organization of the Year
This award is given to recognize a registered student organization that has been a leader among the over 500 recognized student organizations at IUPUI. The Large Registered Student Organization of the Year award will be presented to the student organization of over twenty members which through its initiative, activities and projects, has been successful in accomplishing stated goals, serving the students it was designed to serve, and has had the most significant positive influence on IUPUI and the surrounding community.

Outstanding Educational Program of the Year
This award recognizes a student-driven academic/educational program that was held in the past academic year. The Outstanding Educational Program of the Year will be presented to the RSO who produced a program dedicated to educating students on a topic or discipline and promoted awareness of and learning about an academic or educational area. The winning program will also be primarily produced by students, be widely publicized, and effectively use resources in the development and implementation of the program (people, time, funds, materials, etc.). This program could be a series event or occur one time.

Outstanding Community Service/Civic Engagement Program of the Year
This award recognizes a student-driven community service and/or civic engagement program that was held in the past academic year. The Outstanding Community Service and/or Civic Engagement Program of the year award will be presented to the RSO who planned a program dedicated to community service, service learning, or civic engagement. The winning program will also be primarily produced by students, widely publicized, and effectively use resources in the development and implementation of the program (people, time, funds, materials, etc.). This program could be a series event or occur one time.

Rising Star Award
This award recognizes an emerging Student Organization leader who consistently goes above and beyond what is asked of them and demonstrates a great deal of potential to make an impact at IUPUI. They attend participate in many leadership activities on campus, but may not be in a formal leadership role such as an officer of an organization. This award seeks to recognize a student of such values and who has demonstrated unfailing dedication to the goals and endeavors of the groups in which they participate.

Outstanding Multicultural Student Organization Award
This award recognizes a multicultural student organization that has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to diversity and has enhanced the campus climate through their events or involvement on campus.

Outstanding Multicultural Program Award
This award recognizes a multicultural program that has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to diversity and has enhanced the campus climate.

Multicultural Student Leader Award
This award recognizes an IUPUI student that has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to diversity, strong leadership on diversity and multicultural matters and has devoted time and effort to the improvement of the university community through their service on campus and diversity outreach.