Residence Life Awards – 2017

The Department of Residence Life is excited to introduce the Residence Life Awards. These awards were created to honor the hard work and dedication of our staff to the Augsburg community through their involvement in Residence Life. Please take some time to nominate individuals who you think embody the awards described below. The awards banquet will take place on Sunday, April 9th, 2017 in the Oren Gateway atrium.

The following awards are sponsored by The Department of Residence Life – You can nominate individuals by clicking here

2017 Awards:

The Illumination Awards

Pickens-Opoku Social Justice Leadership Award

Resident Advisor of the Year

Lead Staff Member of the Year

Outstanding Program of the Year

Cyndy Rowe Dean’s Award

Nominations Process

*Please review all award descriptions and nomination materials included below and decide for which awards you’d like to submit a nomination.

* Complete the nominations form here

* Nominations for the Department of Residence Life Awards will be accepted from February 20th – March 29th. The deadline has been extended until March 29th in order to deepen the pool of nominations.

* Nominators can submit more than one nomination for an award.

* Any Augsburg student or professional staff member can make nominations.

2017 Awards Descriptions

The Illumination Awards (awarded to one RA in each of the three Residential Communities)

This award recognizes first year Resident Advisors who have gone above and beyond in their leadership and the development of community among their residents and within their building as a whole.

Pickens-Opoku Social Justice Leadership Award

This award recognizes a member of the Residence Life student staff who serves as an example for others through their commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice both within the department and beyond the scope of their position.

Resident Advisor of the Year

The Resident Advisor of the Year is an individual who has embodied the true essence of an outstanding RA. This individual has maintained a positive attitude, established strong connections, displayed exceptional skills and served as a role model for other RAs and residential students.

Lead Staff Member of the Year

The Lead of the Year is an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership that has impacted the work of the Department. This individual created solid relationships, worked diligently to provide our RAs with a worthwhile experience, and served as a role model for the RAs and Lead staff members.

Outstanding Program of the Year

The winning program will exemplify the mission of the Department of Residence Life; being Responsible, Resourceful and Respectful. This program was memorable and positively impacted the residential community.

Cydny Rowe Dean’s Award

This award recognizes a Residence Life student staff member who has demonstrated advocacy and agency for the well-being of their residents. This individual has gone above and beyond to support ALL residents and exemplified excellence in their role. They embody the term Resident Advisor.