Recognition & Awards

Center for Student Engagement Student Organization Spotlight Award

The Spotlight Award is designed to recognize student organizations that:

  • Foster programs and services that support the mission and values of GW and their organization;
  • Complete work that enhances the prestige and brand of GW and the CSE;
  • Work collaboratively on projects with other organizations or departments;
  • Overcome challenges or struggles within their organizations with grace; and/or
  • Create far-reaching and outstanding events.

The winner is determined through a vote among all student organization advisors. Each monthly winner receives $150, to be deposited in their revenue account by the Center for Student Engagement. An annual winner will be named from the pool of monthly award recipients and receive $300.

Nominate an Organization for the Spotlight Award

2016-2017 Winners

September - Afghan Student Association
October - African Students Association
November - GW Women in STEM
December/January - GW Young America's Foundation
February - She's the First at The George Washington University
March - Sikh Student Association
April - Student Association for Graduate Economists

Overall 2016-2017 Spotlight Award Winner: African Students Association

2015-2016 Winners

September - Truth and Human Rights in North Korea (THiNK)
October - Residence Hall Association
November - Black Graduate Student Association
December/January - Students Against Sexual Assault
February - Dance Marathon

2014-2015 Winners

September - Strategic Crisis Simulations
October - Parliamentary Debate Society
November - Alpha Phi Omega
December/January - To Write Love on Her Arms
February - Spoken Word Collective
March - TEDxFoggy Bottom
April - Multicultural Greek Council

Overall 2014-2015 Spotlight Award Winner: Spoken Word Collective