MSC Awards Banquet
Single Nomination Awards
The following awards will be given to only one individual or MSC recognized organization:
Organization of the Year
This award recognizes the student organization that demonstrated consistent flexibility, initiative, creativity and perseverance; made a meaningful contribution to students, the university and/or the surrounding community; and organized activities, events and programs that have had a significant impact on the quality of campus life at Stetson University. This organization is known for signature programs and strong retention of members.
Most Visible Organization
This award recognizes a Multicultural Student Council-affiliated organization that continuously made great strides in representing their organization at Open House, Org Fair and Green Feather, among other campus-wide efforts. This organization made a great name for itself through creative marketing efforts.
Most Improved Organization
This award recognizes a Multicultural Student Council-affiliated organization that has made improvements over the past academic year specifically related to membership recruitment and involvement, campus programming and community service.
Outstanding MSC Organization Program
This award recognizes a specific program sponsored by a Multicultural Student Council-affiliated that enhanced the university community by utilizing a different and creative approach; explored and fostered innovative and efficient ways to reach and involve diverse student audiences; and coordinated and managed a fiscally sound, well-planned program that was open to all Stetson University students.
Outstanding MSC Organization Leader
This award recognizes a student leader that provided exemplary service, commitment and strong leadership to a Multicultural Student Council-affiliated organization at Stetson University. This person has made a meaningful contribution to members of the organization; motivated the group; made himself/herself/zeself available and brought out strengths and talents of individuals in the group; exemplified integrity in all words and actions; and demonstrated initiative by seeking ways to challenge the present and enrich the future.
MSC Innovator Award
This award recognizes a student that is passionate about social justice and committed to strengthening Stetson University's efforts to create safe and inclusive spaces on campus through passive and educational programming and community service. This person continuously strives to foster collaborative efforts between multiple Multicultural Student Council-affiliated organizations and supported Multicultural Student Council programs and initiatives.
Outstanding MSC Organization Advisor
The Outstanding Multicultural Student Council-affiliated Organization Advisor Award is given annually to a faculty or staff member who has gone above and beyond their job description and played a significant advisory role to a student organization. This individual has been exemplary in their assistance to the organization, played an active role in their activities and programs and worked diligently to provide an educational experience for its individual organization members. Advisors may be nominated by organization officers, members, advisors or other members of the campus community.
Multiple Nomination Awards
Multiple recipients will receive the following awards (one person per organization):
Outstanding Member of the Year
This award is presented to students who have demonstrated outstanding dedication and leadership to their organizations. They are known for being reliable and often represent the organization, helping with activities and take initiative to get the work done when no one else is willing or able.
New Member of the Year
This award is given to a new member who has joined their respective organization in the past academic year and has exemplified extraordinary effort towards the enrichment of themselves and their organization as a whole. They have great potential to take on an executive role in the future.
Most Supportive Member/Unsung Hero
Recognizes a student that puts his/her/ze heart and soul into everything he/she/ze does, but often goes unrecognized, works "behind the scenes" and goes above and beyond typical requirements of a student organization member.