Chancellors Excellence Awards
The Chancellor’s Excellence Awards recognize the individual accomplishments of MU undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff, as well as the group achievements of Recognized Student Organizations and their advisors. The Awards were created to honor Excellence, one of the University’s four core values. This event celebrates outstanding students, faculty, and staff who have exemplified Excellence through their leadership and involvement on campus and in the community.
The Award recipients are selected by nomination and application, and are recognized at a ceremony held during the spring semester. Applications for the following awards can be found on OrgSync (linked below):
Individual Student Awards:
Outstanding Transfer Student Award – awarded to a transfer student of MU that demonstrated academic excellence and exemplary leadership
Outstanding Young Tiger Award – awarded to a freshman at MU that demonstrated academic excellence and exemplary leadership
Change-Maker Award – awarded to a student whose work and service led to a positive, measurable impact on the MU community
Truman’s Excellence Award – awarded to a student who showed consistent commitment to the MU community while demonstrating excellence in academics and forging positive relationships
Inclusion and Advocacy Award – awarded to a student who actively promoted the values of diversity and inclusion at MU and made students feel safe, respected, and valued
Resilience Award – awarded to a student who demonstrated perseverance, and the ability to overcome significant challenges
Student Organization Awards:
Best New Organization Award – honors an organization that has been recognized for less than one year. This organization has taken the initiative to make their purpose more visible on campus and has grown significantly in membership since its recognition
Most Improved Organization Award – honors an organization that has flourished in the face of adversity, has overcome issues and challenges and has increased membership and interests dramatically within the past year
Most Outstanding Small Organization Award – honors an organization that has been able to get the campus involved in issues important to the organization, one that follows its purpose statement, and one that plays a leadership role on campus (must have 25 or fewer members to be considered)
Most Outstanding Large Organization Award – honors an organization that has been able to get the campus involved in issues important to the organization, one that follows its purpose statement, and one that plays a leadership role on campus (must have 25 or greater members to be considered)
Most Outstanding Organization Advisor Award – honors an advisor who goes above and beyond to assist their student organization(s)
Apply for any of the Student Organization Awards here.
Campus Activities Programming Board:
Unsung Heroes Awards – acknowledge selfless acts of initiative and commitment performed by students on the MU campus, as well as students who exemplify excellence through academics, employment, service, and/or involvement on campus
Fraternity and Sorority Life Awards:
The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life will be recognizing one “2018-2019 Outstanding Chapter” from each of the four governing Greek Councils. The following will all be utilized in determining the award winner from each council:
- Information submitted via the nomination form
- Current completion status of the Chapter Accreditation Program
- Academic Performance
- Chapter Conduct History
Outstanding IFC Fraternity Award
Outstanding MGC Fraternity/Sorority Award
Outstanding NPHC Fraternity/Sorority Award
Outstanding PHA Sorority Award
Apply for any of the FSL Awards here.
Other Honorary Awards:
- International Recognition Awards: This award honors individuals or organizations that have demonstrated positive impacts and endorsement on issues affecting international students and has devoted their time and efforts to increase the visibility of the international communities on campus. Nominate a student, faculty member, or organization here.
- Veterans Center
- Veteran Student Leadership Awards: This award honors outstanding student veterans that have demonstrated excellence in academic and leadership potential.