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Nominations

The Division of Student Affairs STAR Awards recognize staff who have made significant contributions to the Mizzou student experience.

Nominations for 2017 awards are now closed.

2017 Award Categories

Diversity/Inclusivity Award

The Division of Student Affairs recognizes an individual or group who:

  1. Exemplifies a commitment to excellence in diversity/inclusivity.
  2. Nurtures an environment of openness and acceptance.

Outstanding Student Advocate Award

The Division of Student Affairs recognizes an individual who:

  1. Positively impacts, engages and/or supports the student community.
  2. Supports current issues and interests of students.
  3. Fosters an environment of openness and a willingness to engage with students in a meaningful way.

Outstanding Newcomer Award

The Division of Student Affairs recognizes an individual with 0-2 years of service* in the Division of Student Affairs who:

  1. Positively impacts, engages and/or supports the MU community.
  2. Continually strives for excellence in job performance.
  3. Excels in their services and exceeds expectations in their less than 2 years’ service with the division as a new employee.

Outstanding Program Award

The Division of Student Affairs recognizes an individual or group that:

  1. Supports current issues and interests of students and/or faculty and staff.
  2. Provides a quality educational program and innovative ideas.
  3. Demonstrates a cutting edge style, a new initiative and/or a new spin on an old program.

Outstanding Team Award

The Division of Student Affairs recognizes a department, committee or a special project group who:

  1. Demonstrates exceptional group cohesiveness.
  2. Displays a team effort that implements high quality outcomes and/or exemplifies university core values.
  3. Demonstrates overall service to the Division of Student Affairs, Mizzou and/or the community.

Strong Foundation Award

The Division of Student Affairs recognizes the involvement and/or leadership of an individual or team behind the scenes who:

  1. Sets a strong foundation for department success.
  2. Strongly supports the overall mission of the department, program and/or division.

Excellence in Service Award

The Division of Student Affairs recognizes outstanding service by an individual who:

  1. Demonstrates excellent service to others within the Division of Student Affairs, campus and/or the community.
  2. Exceeds expectations and responsibilities in job performance.
  3. Exemplifies a commitment to excellence.

Once a Tiger, Always a Tiger

The Division of Student Affairs recognizes an exceptional individual with 10 or more years of service* to the division who:

  1. Serves the division and MU community.
  2. Supports the Mizzou student experience.

*To verify years of service, please email Ellen Guthrie or Anita Cowan or call 573-882-6776.