Student Achievement Awards 2021


The Student Achievement Awards recognize and celebrate student employees and organizations for their outstanding achievements throughout the year. Students are the lifeblood of this campus and so this night is dedicated to honoring them for all they do for UWG.

Event Details

  • Date: April 21, 2022
  • Time: 6:30 P.M. | Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
  • Location: Campus Center Ballroom (parking available at lot 302 West Georgia Drive)
  • Attire: Dressy casual (if you’re unsure about what this includes, email Lauren Adams at
  • The UWG Met Gala Prom will follow with a social hour beginning at 7:30 p.m. and then the prom starting at 9 p.m.

Questions about individual awards can be directed to the appropriate offices. All other questions can be directed to Lauren Adams at


Nominations for a variety of awards will be announced at a later date through Wolf Connect.

Who can attend?

The Student Achievement Award ceremony is open to all students, faculty, staff, family, friends, and community members.

List of awards


  • Admissions Call Center Student Leader of the Year
  • Admissions Operations Student Leader Award
  • Admissions Tour Guide of the Year
  • University Ambassador of the Year

Career Services

  • Undergraduate Student Employee of the Year
  • Graduate Student Employee of the Year

Center for Academic Success

  • Outstanding SI Leader Award
  • Outstanding Peer Academic Coach
  • Outstanding Peer Tutor Award
  • Center for Academic Success Service to the Department Award

Center for Student Involvement and Inclusion

  • Emerging Leader of the Year
  • New Student Organization of the Year
  • Student Organization Community Service Award
  • Leadership Legacy Award
  • Student Organization Advisor of the Year
  • Outstanding Student Organization of the Year-Large
  • Outstanding Student Organization-Small
  • Dr. Melanie McClellan Distinguished Service Award
  • Dr. Bruce Lyon Distinguished Student Leader

Fraternity and Sorority Life

  • Outstanding Philanthropy
  • Picklesimer Commitment to Service Award
  • Best Educational Programming
  • Brotherhood/Sisterhood Unity Award
  • Outstanding Chapter of the Year
  • Outstanding Chapter of the Year
  • Outstanding Chapter of the Year
  • President's Flame

Student Activities Council

  • Outstanding Director
  • Unsung Hero

Student Government Association 

  • Toyal Jackson Making a Difference Award
  • Shea Cowart Spirit Award

Housing and Residence Life

  • Program of the Year
  • Dawn Vavrik Palmer Advisor of the Year
  • Staff Team of the Year
  • Residential Leader of the Year Award
  • Logan Mills Community Development Award
  • Student Assistant of the Year Award

University Recreation

  • Customer Service Award: Facilities
  • Top Newcomer of the Year: Facilities
  • Employee of the Year: Facilities
  • Top Newcomer of the Year: Event Management
  • Employees of the Year: Event Management
  • Fitness Employee of the Year
  • Shaping Leaders Award
  • UREC Marketing Student Leader of the Year
  • WeRec Incentive Program Team Recognition
  • Competitive Sports - Rookie of the Year
  • Competitive Sports - Employee of the Year
  • Competitive Sports - Club Sport of the Year
  • Competitive Sports - Club Officer of the Year
  • Outdoor Leadership Award
  • Emerging Outdoor Leader Award
  • West Georgia Outdoors Mentorship Award

UWG Debate

  • Rachel Saloom Debater of the Year


  • Zing Unmasking - Recognition