UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Sophie Ackerman: senior, majoring in neuroscience and biology-biomedical science, from Marshfield.
Morgan Leigh Anderson: senior, majoring in social work, from Madison.
Magdala Diersen: junior, majoring in communication sciences and disorders and communication studies, from New Ulm, Minn.
Dannie Esterline: senior, majoring in art, from Wausau.
Marie-Ange Kivi: senior, majoring in marketing communications and communication studies, from St. Paul, Minn.
Adam Leseman: senior, majoring in finance and economics, from Champlin, Minn.
Ezekiel Olakunle: junior, majoring in biomedical sciences, from Oakdale, Minn.
Violet Penman: senior, majoring in conservation and environmental planning, from Hudson.
The Chancellor’s Award for Students is given annually to a small number of juniors, seniors and graduate students for their outstanding commitment, leadership, and service.
This award has come to symbolize the institution’s recognition of those UW-River Falls upperclassmen or graduate students who demonstrate outstanding service and leadership. The students must be nominated and obtain letters of support during the annual nomination period in the spring. Nominees are reviewed by a selection committee that identifies finalists who are then called in front of the committee for an in-person interview, accompanied by their nominator.
Awards are presented at the annual Chancellor's Award Reception to which the recipients, their families, fellow students and faculty are invited.
Supporting and promoting a culture of undergraduate research, scholarly and creative activity across campus; showing exceptional leadership when attending professional meetings and conferences.
Committing to creating an environment of mutual respect, professional behavior, academic freedom and appreciation of individual differences and rich cultural diversity; understanding the systemic concepts of social justice and promoting inclusivity in our campus community.
Advocating for and participating in global and international campus programs; raising awareness of issues around the internationalization of our campus and world; showing qualities of being a citizen and leader with an informed global perspective.
Exhibiting the traits of servant leadership; fostering hope and effecting real change within the community beyond campus.
Enriching the lives of fellow students, by building better student organizations and by contributing to a more just and caring campus.
For each nominee, the following must be submitted:
Letters may come from UWRF faculty or advisers, UWRF staff, external organization leaders, fellow students, or the candidate themself.
* All supporting nomination documentation must be submitted via email by midnight on March 5, 2021. Please email attachments in PDF or Microsoft Word doc format to email@example.com . Please
include the name of the nominee in all file names. Incomplete nominations will not be considered.