2014 Wolverine Achievement Award Descriptions

Achievement of the Year:

This award is presented to the student, faculty member, or staff person who has excelled academically or professionally as well as displayed an outstanding ability in a specific area of accomplishment.

Adjunct (Part-Time) Faculty of the Year:

This award is presented to the adjunct faculty member who has demonstrated academic excellence, exceptional teaching style, and dedication to students in and out of the classroom. The recipient of this award has profoundly enhanced the learning environment at UVU.

Advisor of the Year:

This award is presented to the campus advisor (club, academic, department, etc.) who has shown dedication, a willingness to go beyond their responsibilities, and helped in the advancement of students’ academic engagement and progress at UVU.

Club of the Year:

This award is presented to the UV Club that has most significantly influenced the positive growth of its individual members, the campus, and the surrounding community. This club is actively involved in representing UVU.

Commitment to Excellence:

This award is presented to an institutional administrator who demonstrates a willingness to perform beyond conventional expectations to heighten the quality of the UVU student experience.

Department of the Year:

This award is presented to the office, department, or organization on campus that displays commitment to the students of UVU. The recipients stand as an example of outstanding service and loyalty to the student body.

Distinguished Volunteer Service:

This award is presented to the student, faculty member, or staff person who has demonstrated a commitment to service throughout the campus and community.

Faculty (Full-Time) of the Year:

This award is presented to the full-time faculty member who has demonstrated academic excellence, exceptional teaching style, and dedication to students in and out of the classroom. The recipient of this award has profoundly enhanced the learning environment at UVU.

Friend of UVU:

This award is presented to a community member who has been a significant advocate on the side of UVU, and who has led others in support of the institution.

Lifetime Achievement Award:

This award is presented to the faculty, staff, or administrator who has excelled academically or professionally as well as displayed outstanding leadership ability during their career at UVU. This award is not awarded every year.

Staff Excellence Award:

This award is presented to the university staff member who demonstrates a willingness to perform beyond conventional expectations to heighten the quality of UVU student life.

Student of the Year:

This award is presented to the student who has distinguished him/herself through service to UVU and the community. This individual has demonstrated excellence in leadership, scholarship, personal integrity, and dedication to UVU.

Talent of the Year:

This award is presented to a student or group of students who have demonstrated exemplary talent, skill, and dedication to a chosen discipline.

Wolverine Spirit:

This award is presented to the student whose unique personal style demonstrates enthusiasm and Wolverine pride, which has made a positive and lasting impression on UVU.