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Awards and Recognition

The Student Life Staff Development Committee is excited to announce the launch of the new Awards and Recognition program on behalf of the Division of Student Life at Lewis & Clark College! We are pleased to present awards in the following categories:

  • Student Life Highest Award : This award recognizes excellent administrative and/or professional performance that enhances the effective functioning of the individual office or unit and contributes to the attainment of the goals and objectives of the Division of Student Life at Lewis & Clark College. Nomination Deadline: March 15
  • Student Life Team Award : The recipients of this award will collaborate exceptionally well; bring a spirit of inclusion to all that they do; and strive to cultivate the best possible student experience. Nomination Deadline: March 15
  • Student Life Excellence in Innovation Award : This award celebrates and acknowledges an individual whose exceptional innovative and creative initiatives enhance the Division of Student Life. Nomination Deadline: March 15
  • Student Life Medallion Award: This award recognizes an emerging professional who consistently goes above and beyond in their efforts to support the student experience. The recipient of this award will be new to Lewis & Clark (five years or less) and/or new to the field of Student Affairs (five years or less). Nomination Deadline for Fall Award: November 15. Nomination Deadline for Spring Award: March 15.
  • Student Life Partner Award: This award recognizes an outstanding faculty or staff member from a department outside of the Division of Student Life who has contributed to the Division’s attainment of its goals and objectives as demonstrated by collaboration, involvement and partnerships with the Division. Nomination Deadline: March 15


In addition to the awards program, we are pleased to introduce “Kudos for Colleagues”. This new feature of our awards and recognition program gives you the opportunity to recognize Student Life colleagues for going above and beyond in order to solve a problem, be of assistance, build community, or generally enhance the overall Lewis & Clark experience. Every other week we will randomly select a winner to receive a gift card and will announce them on the VPSL/DOS social media accounts. Recognize someone today via this form!