The Career Center Student Employee of the Year Award
This award recognizes an individual student who has maintained a 3.0 GPA while working
a minimum of ten hours per week on and/or off campus. Nominees may be any student
who shows proof working on or off campus for at least six months, between August 2009
to present. Nominees are selected based on reliability, quality of work, initiative,
disposition and contribution to employer.
The Eco-Tiger Award
This award recognizes an individual undergraduate student who displays eco-friendly
behavior in their lives, educates peers about sustainability and contributes to significant
environmental activism on Towson's campus. This student is an exemplary model for
others, demonstrating and engaging the Towson community in sustainable initiatives.
The Emerging Student Leader Award
This award is designed to recognize a freshman or sophomore who exhibits outstanding
potential as a campus and/or community leader. This student has demonstrated a commitment
to leadership and service through student organization and university committee participation,
academic achievement, athletics and/ or outstanding contributions to campus life.
A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.
The James R. Saxon Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes a graduating senior who has demonstrated leadership, service,
and good citizenship by participating in campus life or contributing significantly
to the campus community. The nominee must be or have been involved in intercollegiate
athletics or intramural sports and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
The LeaderShape Vision Award
This award recognizes a graduate of the LeaderShape Institute who exemplifies the
values of LeaderShape and has shown progress towards achieving their personal vision
statements at Towson University and beyond. Candidates must have at least a 2.5 GPA.
The Mary Leeper Student Government Scholarship
This scholarship is named after current SGA Administrative Assistant, recognizes
a freshman or sophomore actively involved in a student organization. This student
has made a significant impact in their organization and has demonstrated potential
for outstanding future leadership.
The Outstanding Advisor Award
This award recognizes faculty, staff, and community or alumni volunteers who have
provided a student organization with outstanding support and service in the role of
an advisor during the academic year. Two awards may be awarded; however, preference
will be given to the individual whose job functions do not include advising
The Outstanding Community Service Award
This award recognizes an individual student who has displayed a pattern of leadership
through community service to Towson University and/or the external community.
The Outstanding Graduate Student Award
This award recognizes a graduate student who has demonstrated continual leadership
and service to the university through student organization and university committee
participation, academic achievement, and outstanding contributions to campus life
within their area of study. A minimum 3.5 GPA. is required.
The Outstanding On-Campus Student Employer Award
This award recognizes a faculty or staff member who has fostered professionalism,
provided proper training, organization, and planning to help students succeed in their
job. Nominees must have supervised the work of at least one student employee for a
minimum of six months.
The Outstanding Service Learning Faculty Member Award
This award recognizes a faculty member who develops and teaches a course with a service-learning
component with evidence of innovative ways of employing a reflective teaching methodology
to connect service-learning with academic study. This person will have also demonstrated
leadership that promotes service-learning within one’s discipline, college or institution,
and participate in engaged scholarship, such as research, published materials, and
presentations on service-learning or community-based research.
The Social Action Award
This award recognizes an individual student who has made exceptional contribution
to the development of a multicultural campus community through commitment to an issue,
cause, or social justice organization. The recipient of this award must also show
that his/her work has definable accomplishments, achievements and/or impact on the
Towson community. Additionally, this individual must be willing to put himself or
on the line, be willing to take risks for issues or concerns greater than self, show
understanding and links between forms of oppression, and build bridges across communities.
The Tiger Pride Award
This award recognizes a graduating senior who has made significant contributions
to enhance the lives of those within and beyond the Towson Community. In particular,
the recipient demonstrates qualities stated in the Tiger Pledge: responsibility for
his/her behavior, an excellent work ethic, respect for him/herself and others, involvement
with campus and community, and a spirit of optimism. Nominees must have a minimum
The Towson Global Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
This award rewards graduate or undergraduate students who demonstrate innovative
thinking and outstanding entrepreneurial skills. Student must participate and demonstrate
self-motivation and leadership in entrepreneurial activities and organizations; show
entrepreneurial characteristics like risk-taking, goal-oriented, innovative thinking,
and self-motivation; and participate as a member of entrepreneurial organization(s).
Minimum 3.0 GPA.
The Unsung Hero Award
This award recognizes one male and one female student who have made significant differences
in their respective organizations, without holding executive positions. These students
are role models in a behind the scenes manner and are positive influences on the entire
The Vice President for Student Affairs Award
This award recognizes a junior or senior who has demonstrated continual leadership
and service to the university through student organizations, university committee
participation, academic achievement and outstanding contributions to campus life.
A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Ten awards may be presented.