January 16, 2020

Dear HSU Colleagues:

The 2019-20 Outstanding Student Awards are given annually in recognition of the outstanding accomplishments of our students. Nominations are accepted through Sunday, February 16, 2020, at 5PM.

Please take a few minutes to nominate one of your outstanding students, and join us in recognizing their accomplishments!

There are four categories of undergraduate academic awards as well as six awards for student co-curricular activities. Additionally, two students from all of the nominees will be selected as the Outstanding Students of the Year.

Excellence in an Academic Discipline

  • College of Natural Resources & Sciences
  • College of Professional Studies
  • College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Artistic Achievement in Visual & Performing Arts

Co-Curricular Awards

  • Contribution to Campus Club, Program or Organization
  • Contribution to an Associated Students Program
  • Al Elpusan Award for Student Activism
  • Brian Lorensen Residence Life Staff Award
  • Excellence in Community Service
  • Excellence in Intercollegiate Athletics or Sports Club

Award descriptions, criteria, and the online nomination process are available on the Outstanding Student Awards page: http://deanofstudents.humboldt.edu/outstanding-student-awards.

This year’s award ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, April 29, 2020, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room. Be sure to mark your calendar now and join us in celebrating these inspiring students and their outstanding accomplishments at Humboldt State University!


Eboni Turnbow, Ph.D.
Interim Dean of Students

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