2017-PSL-Awards

The President's Student Leadership and Service Awards are the highest awards for student involvement and organizations.

Presidential Outstanding Student Award (Individual Student)

This award is the most prestigious student award and honors a student that has demonstrated two or more of the following:

  • High academic achievement by maintaining a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in their coursework at CSUDH
  • Exemplary service in community leadership (role in the community), public service and/or civic engagement
  • Extraordinary leadership in the CSUDH community by positively impacting students, the campus community and/or programs
  • Extraordinary commitment and effort to increasing diversity, advocating for social justice, and/or promoting inclusiveness

Nominations for individual students will be accepted for this category.

Watts Rebellion Commemorative Award for Social Justice (Individual Student)

This award honors a student for advocacy on campus or in the community to create a more just, equitable, and inclusive society free of racism, sexism, heterosexism, classicism, and other forms of oppression. Nominations for individual students will be accepted for this category.

Presidential Award for Community Service (Student Organization)

This award honors a student organization that has planned and implemented an outstanding community service or awareness program that positively impacted the community.  Special consideration will be made for community service programs with sustained enhancement or results.  Nominations for student organizations recognized by the Office of Student Life and in good standing will be accepted for this category

Presidential Award for Outstanding Program (Student Organization)

This award honors a student organization that has planned and implemented an on-campus event which substantially contributed to the quality of student life; educated students socially, academically, or culturally; and/or positively impacted the campus community. Nominations for student organizations recognized by the Office of Student Life and in good standing will be accepted for this category

Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Organization (Student Organization)

This award honors a student organization that has demonstrated exemplary leadership through a wide array of programs, increased involvement in campus life, increased collaborations on campus, and/or community. Nominations for student organizations recognized by the Office of Student Life and in good standing will be accepted for this category. 

Marilyn Brady Award for Distinguished Service (Faculty or Staff Member)

This award honors and celebrates the life and legacy of CSUDH alumna and long-term staff, Marilyn Brady.  The recipient of this award is a faculty or staff member who has shown exemplary dedication to students and has demonstrated exceptional and sustained contribution of time and talent to help students beyond their respective campus role.  This award is open to all faculty and staff employed by CSUDH.

Presidential Award for Advisor of the Year (Faculty or Staff Advisor)

This award honors a club/organization advisor who has demonstrated outstanding support and personal commitment to a student organization.  The award highlights advisors who have helped grow an organization, expand opportunities, and provide extraordinary guidance.  Nominations for advisors of student organizations recognized by the Office of Student Life and in good standing will be accepted for this category.