Candidates for the Club of the Year Awards are groups that embody and fulfill their organization's mission or purpose. These clubs maintain a progressive interest in serving the Hofstra community and cultivating leadership within their organization. They also demonstrate creativity, innovation, resourcefulness, organization and teamwork.
The recipient organization of this award is committed to academic excellence and student involvement and provides consistent contributions through events/activities sponsored or co-sponsored by the club or organization
This award recognizes an organization that is committed to academic excellence and leadership in their field through intentional interactions with professional organizations.
The award recognizes an organization that excels in the field of media and makes a positive contribution to the Hofstra Community.
-Politically/Socially Active Organization
This award recognizes an individual organization that best exemplifies the spirit of social activism, politics and social change through programmatic and community building efforts in either the Hofstra or Long Island communities.
-Social/General Interest Organization
This award recognizes an organization that actively contributes to the programmatic or social landscape at Hofstra through intentional programs and experiences.
-Graduate Organization - Intercultural Initiative Award
This award is presented to a graduate organization that collaborated with another student organization or presented programs or developed projects to promote interaction, awareness and understanding between various cultural groups.
-Academic/Pre-Professional Graduate Organization of the Year
This award is to recognize the graduate student organization that demonstrated initiative, creativity, and made a meaningful contribution to graduate students, the University, and/or the surrounding community by organizing activities, events, and programs that have had a significant impact on the quality of campus life at Hofstra University.
-Advisor of the Year
This professional consistently goes above and beyond in their advisement of individual students and student clubs/organizations; is knowledgeable of Hofstra University's policies, rules and regulations; and demonstrates professionalism, character and exceptional care toward students in the Hofstra community.
The Bovenaan Award was established in spring 1953 by the Student Faculty Affairs Committee. The award honors students whose co-curricular activities have been characterized by variety and quality, and makes no distinction within the areas of athletic, social, fraternal, religious, dramatic, musical, or political involvement, except to see that its elected members are active in more than one of these areas.
-Club Accreditation Recognition
The newly designed new club recognition program provides an opportunity for clubs and organizations to be recognized for the work that they do across three classifications. Organizations are classified by Blue, Gold or PRIDE Status.
-Blue & Gold Leadership Recognition
The OSLE Blue & Gold Leadership program is an application based leadership experience that focuses on creating intentional leadership curricula for both novice and experiences student leaders.