University Student Excellence Awards

Recognizing outstanding accomplishments

Presented by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni Association, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Foundation and the University Centers, the University Student Excellence Awards recognize outstanding accomplishments in areas that reflect the core values of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The students honored reflect the university’s living vision to be the premier undergraduate learning community in the Upper Midwest. Award recipients are recognized at the annual University Student Excellence Awards reception.

2017 Excellence Awards Recipients

  • Sophia Thoen
  • Emily Elsner Twesme
  • Courtney Weihing
  • Hannah Woods
  • Ali Betz
  • Erica Gutjahr
  • Cassidy Sepnieski
  • Ethan Fuhrman
  • D'Karlos Craig
  • Kallie Friede
  • Sam Schwiebert
  • Benjamin Fisher
  • Alyssa Plano
  • Camila Bedoya
  • Ashley Sukhu
  • Jackson Yang
  • Megan Schildt
  • Saudamini Agarwal
  • Joanne Reiners
  • Jacie Jones

Award Ceremony

Tuesday, May 7, 2018
Ojibwe Ballroom of Davies Center
5 pm

Call for Application

Applications open Monday, January 8th and are due Friday, March 16th.

Available Awards:

Application Requirements

Students are invited to submit applications for University Student Excellence Awards. All applicants will require a reference form from a UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff, or student to support their application. The reference must be completed by the deadline to be eligible for awards. Additionally, UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students are invited to nominate students by contacting to encourage participation. Names of nominators will be shared with the respective nominees.

The applications will consist of questionnaires regarding campus and community involvement related to the individual award. A special selection committee will review all references and applications.

Student organizations may submit applications for the Student Organization Award, and they may submit nominations for the Student Organization Advisor Award.

Thank you in advance for your assistance in helping the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire recognize and reward student excellence. Please direct any questions regarding the University Student Excellence Awards to Katy Rand, Coordinator of Student Leadership, 715-836-4803.

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