Lux Service Award
Lux Service Award
The Lux is the official University seal; it illustrates a burning lamp of knowledge and the Latin word Lux, meaning light. It is conferred in the spirit of keeping the light of service to others burning brightly at the University of Northern Iowa. The Lux Service Award is the most prestigious award given to undergraduate students each academic year to acknowledge their exemplary service through their involvement in the campus community.
Outstanding Student Leader Award
The Outstanding Student Leader Award is designed to recognize students who have excelled and exemplified outstanding service, dedication and leadership through their involvement and participation in university recognized student organizations.
Selection of the recipients for each award will be based upon the selection committee's review of the submitted nomination forms, student's resume. All applicants selected as finalist will also interview with the selection committee. For this reason, it is very important that the information in the nomination form be presented accurately, completely, and clearly. The committee takes into consideration how each nominee embodies a spirit of service within the University community. Particular emphasis will be placed on any contributions made by the nominee that will leave a lasting impact on the University community.
The selection committee will be comprised of University of Northern Iowa faculty and staff. This committee is charged with selecting the undergraduate students who best exemplify the spirit of service and leadership to the University of Northern Iowa.
- Demonstrated service to the University of Northern Iowa.
- Currently enrolled undergraduate student at UNI.
- Completed 90 or more credit hours (senior standing) by the end of the spring 2013 term.
- Graduating seniors DO qualify
- Required minimum University of Northern Iowa GPA of 2.5.
Anyone may nominate qualified students for the Lux Service Award and Outstanding Student Leader Award by submitting a joint nomination form for both awards. Joint nominations may be submitted online at www.uni.edu/siac . Nominations are due February 22, 2012.
After the nomination is received by the Dean of Students Office, nominees are sent information about how to complete the nomination process if they are interested.
The nominee must then submit a resume and a nominee information form to 118 Gilchrist by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2013. Nominees will be considered as an award recipient for both awards.
The recipients of the Lux Service Award will be recognized during the 2013 Spring or Fall Commencement ceremonies. The nominees and recipients for both awards will be recognized during the Student Leadership Ceremony on April 16, 2013.