Congratulations to the 2021 Student Leadership Award Winners!
Individual in a Student Organization:
Outstanding Student Organization Leader - a leader in a student organization who displays significant dedication to the organization and its members by contributing to the organization's mission and goals, promoting diversity and service, and by creating community among the organization’s members.
Outstanding Student Organization Leader Winner:
Gabriela Moya, President, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Emerging Leader - A first-year, second-year, or transfer student in a student organization who demonstrates significant effort, leadership, and involvement in improving the organization.
Emerging Leader Winner:
Celesta Cox, Board Member, Society of Women Engineers
Unsung Hero - a member of a student organization who demonstrates significant contributions and/or initiative without holding a leadership position within the organization.
Unsung Hero Winner:
Claudia Archer, Member, Society of Women Engineers
Outstanding Student Organization Advisor - an advisor who acts as a positive role model and provides guidance and encouragement while supporting the organization's goals.
Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Winner:
Rick Fosse, Advisor, American Society of Civil Engineers
Engineering Student Organization:
Outstanding Student Organization - a student organization that demonstrates significant initiative, creativity, perseverance, and integrity in its members throughout all areas of the organization.
Outstanding Student Organization Winner:
National Society of Black Engineers
Outstanding Student Program for Diversity, Outreach, or Service - a student organization that has made meaningful contributions to students, the University, and/or the surrounding communities through diversity initiatives, K-12 outreach, or service projects.
Outstanding Student Program for Diversity, Outreach, or Service Winner:
Diversity Networking Series, a collaboration between the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers & the National Society of Black Engineers
Most Improved Student Organization - a student organization that has demonstrated significant improvement in membership recruitment, and/or improved the focus of the organization's mission or operation, and/or improved or implemented new programs.
Most Improved Student Organization Winner:
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
General Leadership Awards:
Outstanding Mentor - an engineering student, staff member, faculty member, or alumnus who acts as a positive role model and provides exceptional guidance and support to students.
Outstanding Mentor Winner:
Kristin Lang, Director of Undergraduate Diversity Programs & Academic Advisor
Outstanding Student Researcher - an undergraduate student researcher who demonstrates exceptional time, effort, and perseverance in pursuing research interests under the direction of a faculty or staff member.
Outstanding Student Researcher Winner:
Brian Shanahan, Undergraduate Researcher with Prof. David Lee
Outstanding Teaching Assistant or Tutor - an undergraduate student who makes a major contribution to teaching and learning through exceptional work as a College of Engineering Teaching Assistant or Tutor.
Outstanding Teaching Assistant or Tutor Winner:
Josh McLean, Engineering CircuiTAtor
Outstanding College of Engineering Student Employee – a student employee in the College who has an excellent work ethic and who has made a positive impact in the workplace.
Outstanding College of Engineering Student Employee Winner:
KB Pasternock, Engineering Peer Advisor
Engineer and Something More – a student who exemplifies our motto for "Engineer and Something More" through substantial involvement in the college, the University, or the community. This involvement may be through service, leadership, and/or experiential education. It could include but is not limited to involvement in music, athletics, study abroad, community service, leadership, and/or campus organizations, etc.
Engineer and Something More Winner:
Megan Dao, Biomedical Engineering
Congratulations to all our winners!
The 2021 awards ceremony was held virtually on April 28, 2021.