Students have until Tuesday, April 3 to apply for awards recognizing their leadership abilities and which will be given during the Spring 2018 Pueo Awards Ceremony and Reception.
Student Service and Leadership Distinction Award
The Student Service and Leadership Distinction Award recognizes students who have served the needs of fellow students during their college career and have outstanding leadership skills. The award winner must also have made a significant contribution by planning a program or activity, advocating on on student concerns or issues, and help make the campus culture a positive experience for students. They also are to be cited for going beyond what other students are contributing to the campus. The application is here.
The Spring 2018 Student Service and Leadership Distinction Award is given in two categories. Students can apply for this distinction either in the campus-wide contribution category or the program/co-curricular specific category. The common requirements for both awards is being a classified UH West Oʻahu student graduating during the Spring 2018 semester.
For the campus-wide contribution, applicant requirements including serving at least two semesters in a student leadership capacity; and having served in more than one student organization or co-curricular program over the course of his or her college career.
The program/co-curricular specific category requires that applicants must have served at least two semesters in a student leadership capacity in a Chartered Student Organization (CSO), or a Registered Independent Student Organization (RISO).
Emerging Leadership Award
The Emerging Leadership Award recognizes students demonstrating many of the same characteristics as those receiving the Student Services and Leadership Distinction Award, but have slightly different application criteria. Applicants must not be graduating in Spring or Fall 2018 and must be classified students with sophomore- and junior-level credit standings. The application is here.
Other application requirements including having served at least two semesters in a student leadership capacity in a Chartered Student Organization, or Registered Independent Student Organization. Past recipients of the award cannot apply again.
The deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 3 in the Office of Student Life (C215) within the Campus Center Student Lounge. Award recipients will be recognized at the Pueo Awards Ceremony and Reception Wednesday, April 18 in the Campus Center Multipurpose Room (C208). Questions may be directed to Rouel Velasco, Coordinator for Student Leadership Development Programs, at (808) 689-2942 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Awards for Graduating Seniors
In addition, the awards ceremony will recognize graduating seniors (graduating in May) who are student-leaders of a RISO or chartered student organization. Eligible college seniors must serve in a leadership capacity of a student organization (RISO or CSO) for at least two semesters and is graduating in May. If this applies to any graduating senior, send an email with your name, name of the organization and years of service to Rouel Velasco, Coordinator for Student Leadership Development Programs, email@example.com by Friday, April 6 at 11:59 a.m.