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Programming Awards

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Programming Awards

All applications are now open! Please review the guidelines and descriptions of the awards found below. Applications can be accessed by clicking on the title of the award. Applications are due by 5:00PM Friday, February 28th, 2014.


Excellence in Service to The College of New Jersey
The Excellence in Service Award recognizes the most outstanding contributions made by a group for developing and implementing a community service activity, civic engagement project, or philanthropic endeavor that addressed the needs of the TCNJ or local community.  A community service activity or civic engagement project is defined as supporting a cause through an action.  A philanthropic activity is defined as one that supports a cause through the collection or raising of goods, monies, or awareness.  Service activities, civic engagement projects, or philanthropic endeavors may not be primarily designed to raise awareness of the student organization or raise monies or collect goods for the student organization.

Criteria:
A. This application form must be completed by a student organization officer, team member, or student staff members.
B. Programs which are being nominated for this award must have occurred between March 1st of the preceding academic year, and before March 1st of the current academic year.

 

Excellence in Service to the Greater Trenton Area Community
The Excellence in Service Award recognizes the most outstanding contributions made by a group for developing and implementing a community service activity, civic engagement project, or philanthropic endeavor that met or advanced the needs of the Greater Trenton Area Community.  A community service activity or civic engagement project is defined as supporting a cause through an action.  A philanthropic activity is defined as one that supports a cause through the collection or raising of goods, monies, or awareness.  Service activities, civic engagement projects, or philanthropic endeavors may not be primarily designed to raise awareness of the student organization or raise monies or collect goods for the student organization.

Criteria:
A. This application form must be completed by a student organization officer, team member, or student staff member.
B. Programs which are being nominated for this award must have occurred between March 1st of the preceding academic year, and before March 1st of the current academic year.

 

Excellence in Advocacy
The Excellence in Advocacy Award recognizes the group that has raised TCNJ community awareness and inspired action through an outstanding program.

Criteria:
A. This application form must be completed by a student organization officer, team member, or student staff member.
B. Programs which are being nominated for this award must have occurred between March 1st of the preceding academic year, and before March 1st of the current academic year.

 

Excellence in Collaborative Programming
The Excellence in Collaborative Programming Award honors two or more groups who have taken an active role in co-sponsoring an outstanding, creative, educational, social, recreational or service based program for the TCNJ community.

Criteria:
A. This application form must be completed by a student organization officer, team member, or student staff member. Application should be completed together by all participating organizations, however only one application for the event should be submitted.
B. Programs which are being nominated for this award must have occurred between March 1st of the preceding academic year, and before March 1st of the current academic year.

 

Excellence in Diversity
The Excellence in Diversity Award recognizes the group that planned and implemented the most outstanding program of a multicultural nature. This award is designed to recognize a program that emphasizes inclusivity and multiculturalism, and promotes the College’s commitment to the appreciation and enhancement of diversity.

Criteria:
A. This application form must be completed by a student organization officer, team member, or student staff member.
B. Programs which are being nominated for this award must have occurred between March 1st of the preceding academic year, and before March 1st of the current academic year.

 

Excellence in Sustainability
The Excellence in Sustainability Award recognizes the group that has implemented sustainable, renewable, and environmentally friendly methods into the planning and production of a program or their regular operation as a group.

Criteria:
A. This application form must be completed by a student organization officer, team member, or student staff member.
B. Programs which are being nominated for this award must have occurred between March 1st of the preceding academic year, and before March 1st of the current academic year.

 

Outstanding New Program of the Year
The Outstanding New Program Award recognizes the group(s) that planned and implemented the most outstanding new program or community service project that recognizes and address a need not currently being met. The program should not have been previously hosted by the group, or a similar program hosted by another group, within the last five years.

Criteria:
A. This application form must be completed by a student organization officer, team member, or student staff member.
B. Programs which are being nominated for this award must have occurred between March 1st of the preceding academic year, and before March 1st of the current academic year.

 

Outstanding Program of the Year
The Outstanding Program of the Year Award recognizes the group(s) that planned and implemented the most outstanding program or community service project. The program should be of a lasting quality that continues to raise the College’s visibility to the greater community and unites members of the College in the spirit of community.

Criteria:
A. This application form must be completed by a student organization officer, team member, or student staff member.
B. Each student organization, athletic team, or residence hall staff group may enter only one single or thematic program.
C. Programs which are being nominated for this award must have occurred between March 1st of the preceding academic year, and before March 1st of the current academic year.

 

The Programming Legacy Award
The Programming Legacy Award recognizes the group(s) that planned and implemented the most outstanding program or community service project. This on-going (three years or more), annual program, should be of a lasting quality, and unites members of the College in the spirit of community.

Criteria:
A. This application form must be completed by a student organization officer, team member, or student staff member.
B. To meet the qualifications for being recognized as a Legacy program, this must be the third year or more in a row this program is being presented.
C. Programs which are being nominated for this award must have occurred between March 1st of the preceding academic year, and before March 1st of the current academic year.


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