Student Engagement

Past Recipients

Watch This Video to See the 2020 Student Organization Awards Recipients!

The Student Activities Center is proud to recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated excellence to the Iowa State community. Past recipients include: 

Student Leader of the Year Award

2020 - Reid Epstein, Adoption Club

2019 - Alex Connor, Iowa State Daily

2018 - Daniela Flores, Asian Pacific American Awareness Coalition

2017 - Ngoc Doan, Asian Pacific American Awareness Coalition 

2016 - Markus Flynn, Black Student Alliance

2015 - Hillary Kletscher, Student Government

2014 - Onalie Ariyabandhu, International Student Council

2013 - Derek Hagerty, STARS

2012 - Ziyu Jiang, Chinese Students and Scholars Association

2011 - Katherine Ament, Materials Research Society at Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory

2010 - Andrew Olney, Sigma Lambda Beta 

Outstanding Student Organization Adviser of the Year

2020 - Mary Kate Misak, Student Alumni Leadership Council

2019 - Dr. Arun Somani, Hindu Yuva

2018 - Joel Johnson, Engineering Student Council & Engineers' Week

2017 - Lisa Phillips, Human Sciences Council

2016 - Jim Heise, Cyclone Space Mining

2015 - Ashley Huth, International Student Council

2014 - Erica Beirman, Culinary Science Club

2013 - Molly Parrot, Student Athlete Advisory Council

2012 - Merry Rankin, The Green Umbrella

2011 - Mary Beth Golemo, GreenHouse Group

2010 - Dr. Halil Ceylan, Turkish Student Association 

Outstanding Commitment to Service

2020 - Pay it Forward

2018 - CyServe Council

2017 - Tau Beta Pi

2016 - Lambda Theta Phi

2015 - Beta Sigma Psi

2014 - Sustainable Agriculture Student Association

2013 - ISU Material Advantage

2012 - Family & Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club

2011 - Iowa State University Associated General Contractors of America

2010 - Alpha Phi Omega 

Outstanding Commitment to Diversity

2020 - Hindu Yuva

2019 - Hindu Yuva

2018 - Lambda Theta Alpha

2017 - Sigma Lambda Beta

2016 - Black Student Alliance 

2015 - Hindu Yuva

2014 - International Student Council

2013 - International Student Council

2012 - Asian Pacific American Awareness Coalition

2011 - International Student Council

2010 - Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club 

Outstanding Event of the Year

2020 - Dance Marathon - Big Event

2019 - Diwali Night, Indian Students' Association

2018 - The Fashion Show 2018

2017 - Spring Festival Gala, Chinese Students & Scholars Association

2016 - Diwali Night 2015, Indian Students' Association

2015 - International Week, International Student Council

2014 - Bacon Expo, Bacon Expo

2013 - Sustainapalooza, The Green Umbrella

2012 - Dance Marathon, Dance Marathon

2011 - NWC: The Race Show, Student Union Board

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