Outstanding student leadership to be recognized at UNI Student Leadership Awards

UNI NEWS SERVICES – The University of Northern Iowa will host the Student Leadership Awards at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 14 via Facebook. The virtual ceremony will recognize outstanding student leadership through a series of awards presented to students and student organizations.

Several awards will be presented, including three awards from the Office of the Dean of Students: the Lux Service Award, Outstanding Student Leader Award and Servant Leadership Award.

- The Lux Service Award is the most prestigious award, and is given to graduating senior students to acknowledge their outstanding involvement and lasting legacy.

- The Outstanding Student Leader Award recognizes students that have demonstrated dedications and leadership in one or more campus activities.

- The Servant Leadership Award is presented to students who strive to serve others before themselves and promote the common good.

Other awards include the UNI CARE (Creating a Responsible Environment) Award, Northern Iowa Student Government Above and Beyond Awards, Student Organization Awards, Drake Martin Gold Star Awards, Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership, Student Employee of the Year Award, Diversity Matters Awards, Mental Health Ally Award, Dr. Charlotte West Scholar-Athlete Award and Panther Pantry Volunteer Awards.

Recipients of Student Leadership Awards were chosen from nominated students or student organizations throughout January and February. For more information, visit studentleadershipawards.uni.edu/ or contact Steffoni Schmidt, associate director of Student Life and Event Services, at 319-273-7422 or steffoni.schmidt@uni.ed


Steve Schmadeke, UNI public relations manager, 319-273-6120, steve.schmadeke@uni.edu