Undergraduate Business Student Life

2014 Tippie Student Organization Awards Nominations

Current Tippie student organization members, faculty, and staff are welcome to submit nominations.
Please submit your nomination by 5 p.m. on April 1, 2014.




The winner of the Program of the Year award is an organization that plans and implements a program that provides a meaningful contribution to the Tippie College community. This could be demonstrated by:
  • Program enhanced the Tippie College community and institutional values of integrity, innovation, and impact.
  • Program explored and fostered innovative and efficient ways of reaching and involving diverse student audiences.
  • Organization coordinated and managed a fiscally sound, well-planned program open to and attended by all Tippie College students.
The winner of the New Program of the Year award is an organization that plans and implements a program for the first time that provides a meaningful contribution to the Tippie College community. This could be demonstrated by:
  • Program enhanced the Tippie College community and institutional values of integrity, innovation, and impact.
  • Program explored and fostered innovative and efficient ways of reaching and involving diverse student audiences.
  • Organization coordinated and managed a fiscally sound, well-planned program open to and attended by all Tippie College students.
The winner of the Organization of the Year award is an organization that displays significant motivation, creativity, innovation, and perseverance. This could be demonstrated by:
  • Organization demonstrated consistent flexibility, initiative, creativity, and perseverance.
  • Organization attracted members from different backgrounds, life experiences, and diverse perspectives.
  • Organization worked in collaboration with other organizations to enhance each organization’s goals.
  • Organization exemplified integrity in all areas of the organization.
  • Organization developed a responsible transition plan for the continued success of the organization.
The winner of the New Organization of the Year award is an organization that has gained affiliation with the College in the last five years that displays significant motivation, creativity, innovation, and perseverance. This could be demonstrated by:
  • Organization successfully recruited and retained members.
  • Organization created new, interesting, and well-attended programs and events.
  • Organization provided new opportunities for students to participate in the Tippie College community.
  • Organization collaborated with other student organizations or University departments.
  • Organization established a plan to transition future leaders to ensure continued organizational growth.
The winner of the New Member of the Year award is a student who has provided a meaningful impact in her/his first year as a member. This could be demonstrated by:
  • Member displayed outstanding academic achievement, valued diversity, motivated and inspired others and exemplified integrity in all words and actions.
  • Member provided exemplary service, commitment, and strong leadership to the Tippie College community and demonstrated on-going flexibility, creativity, and perseverance in efforts.
  • Member made a meaningful contribution to students, University, and surrounding communities while working with and for others.
  • Member was willing to address existing problems and valued feedback from others.
  • Member made herself/himself available to group members and brought out strengths and talents of individual group members.
  • Member demonstrated initiative by seeking ways to enrich the future.
The winner of the Advisor of the Year award is an Advisor who has displayed significant effort in supporting her/his organization’s growth and development. This could be demonstrated by:
  • Advisor allowed students to take responsibility for their own learning and understanding of the organization while providing advice, encouragement, and support to all members.
  • Advisor conveyed values of integrity and respect; related well to individual students.
  • Advisor made herself/himself available to others, and was approachable and open to new ideas.
  • Advisor valued initiative and student input.
  • Advisor utilized different and creative approaches to educating and assisting members.
  • Advisor served as a positive role model.
  • Advisor helped the organization reach its goals.

The winner of the Outstanding Professional Development award is an organization that displays a significant commitment to professional development. This could be demonstrated by:

  • Organization provided exemplary commitment to the professional development of Tippie College students.
  • Organization collaborated with members of the Tippie College community, larger University and Iowa City community, and/or corporate partners in its efforts.
  • Organization identified an existing problem and demonstrated initiative by seeking ways to address that problem.
  • Organization demonstrated on-going flexibility, creativity, and perseverance in efforts.

The winner of the Outstanding Service to the Community award is an organization that displays a significant commitment to serving the larger University and/or Iowa City community. This could be demonstrated by:

  • Organization provided exemplary service, commitment, and strong leadership to the Tippie College and was committed to working with and for others.
  • Organization made a meaningful contribution to The University of Iowa and/or Iowa City community through service.
  • Organization identified an existing problem and demonstrated initiative by seeking ways to address that problem through service.
  • Organization demonstrated on-going flexibility, creativity, and perseverance in efforts.

The winner of the Outstanding Global Perspective award is an organization that displays a significant commitment to supporting the development of global perspective. This could be demonstrated by:

  • Organization provided exemplary commitment to helping Tippie College students develop a global perspective.
  • Organization collaborated with members of the Tippie College community, larger University and Iowa City community, and/or corporate partners in its efforts.
  • Organization identified an existing problem and demonstrated initiative by seeking ways to address that problem.
  • Organization demonstrated on-going flexibility, creativity, and perseverance in efforts.