AWARDS

The Adair Organization of the Year awards acknowledges exemplary recognized student organizations that have made a significant effort to further their purpose through contributions to Texas A&M University and the surrounding community. The awards recognize groups that have demonstrated innovation, have made an impact on the state, nation, or world, embody the Aggie spirit through a commitment to the growth and development of their members, and develop leaders of character who are dedicated to serving the greater good.

Congratulations to the 2024 Adair Student Organization and Advisor of the Year Recipients!

Adair Student Organizations of the Year:

  • Hindu YUVA – New Student Organization Category

  • Singing Cadets – Sponsored Category

  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council – Partnered Category

  • Society of Women Engineers – Associated Category

  • Minority Association of Pre-Health & Pre-Medical Students – Registered Category

Adair Advisors of the Year:

  • Dr. Susan Ritchey, ENGR TA Organization – New Advisor Category

  • Ms. Karen Severn, Texas A&M Pre-Dental Society – Partnered Category

  • Dr. David Koepsell, Philosophy Club – Registered Category

  • Dr. Gordon Carstens, BUILD Command Team – Associated Category

  • Dr. Sarah White-Springer, Saddle & Sirloin Club – Sponsored Category

To learn more about the Adair Organization and Advisor of the Year Awards and apply for this year’s awards, click below on the “About the Adair Awards”, and follow us on social media at @tamustuact.

Think your organization or advisor is worthy of praise and recognition? Then make it official with The Adair Student Organization or Advisor of the Year Award!

Recipients of the advisor awards will receive monetary funds toward the organization they advise, and recipients of the organization awards will also receive monetary funds in their SOFC accounts. The Advisor, New Advisor, and The Adair Student Organization of the Year Awards will be presented at a reception in late spring.

Additionally, the following prizes will be awarded alongside the monetary award:

  • For student organizations: Featured tabling opportunity at the StuAct Block Party, featured placement in StuAct signage, and a special Study Hour hosted by the Association of Former Students during finals.
  • For advisors: A year-long membership to the Century Club, sponsored by the Assocation of Former students.

Applications consist of a one-page organization resume and short response questions. They must be submitted through the online form below.

Questions? Contact Lizzy Rice at lrice@stuact.tamu.edu!

Applications for the 2024 Adair Awards will close February 2, 2024. 2024 Adair Student Organization of the Year Application

Only one nomination for an organization or advisor will be considered for each award category. Awards will be presented to the winning organizations and advisors. at a reception in late spring.

Key Nomination Guidelines to Consider:

  • Nominations must be completed in their entirety. Incomplete nominations will not be considered.
  • Each nomination will require a response to several short response essay questions. It is recommended that you prepare your essay response(s) before filling out this nomination form.
  • Each nomination will require a one-page organization resume. Examples can be found here.
  • Only one (1) nomination per organization, per award.
Before you complete your nominations, please consider the following guidelines and criteria:

  • Nomination Guidelines
    • Nominations must be completed in their entirety. Incomplete nominations will not be considered.
    • Each nomination will require a one-page organization resume and short response essay questions. It is recommended that you prepare your essay responses before filling out this nomination form.
  • Nomination Criteria for Organization Awards
    • Each nomination must illustrate how the organization met the following criteria during the current academic year:
      • Demonstrate innovation in the pursuit of their mission;
      • Make an impact on the state, nation, or world;
      • Embody the Aggie spirit through their commitment to the growth and development of their members; and
      • Promote a culture of belonging, curiosity, and cultural exchange.
  • Nomination Criteria for Advisor Awards
    • Each nomination must illustrate how the advisor met the following criteria during the current academic year:
      • Exceptional commitment to their role;
      • Serve as a guide, mentor, and/or leader for your organization; and
      • Fosters learning and growth opportunities for organization officers and members.
Think your organization or advisor is worthy of praise and recognition? Then make it official with The Adair Student Organization or Advisor of the Year Award!

Recipients of the advisor awards will receive monetary funds toward the organization they advise, and recipients of the organization awards will also receive monetary funds in their SOFC accounts. The Advisor, New Advisor, and The Adair Student Organization of the Year Awards will be presented at a reception in late spring.

Additionally, the following prizes will be awarded alongside the monetary award:

  • For student organizations: Featured tabling opportunity at the StuAct Block Party, featured placement in StuAct signage, and a special Study Hour hosted by the Association of Former Students during finals.
  • For advisors: A year-long membership to the Century Club, sponsored by the Assocation of Former students.

Applications consist of a one-page organization resume and short response questions. They must be submitted through the online form below.

Questions? Contact Lizzy Rice at lrice@stuact.tamu.edu!

Applications for the 2024 Adair Awards will close February 2, 2024. 2024 Adair Student Organization of the Year Application