16th Annual
Department of Student Life
Leadership Awards Reception
April 19, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Kellogg Center, Big 10 B&C


The Student Life Leadership Awards were created to recognize outstanding leadership excellence  at Michigan State University. The awards are intended to recognize students, advisors, organizations, and programs for creating change and positive impact to the MSU and associated communities. We encourage you to nominate students, advisors, organizations, and programs deserving of this honor.

Award Winner
Individual Awards
Campus Impact Leader Murphey Nye
Emerging Leader Brittany Ladsan
Graduate Student Leader Award Katie Kohn
Leader of the Year Morgan Bowers
New Advisor Stephen Schiestel
Outstanding Student Parent Tionna Parker
Walter Adams Advisor of the Year Kevin Leonard
Student Veteran of the Year Michael Stass
Student Veteran Supporter of the Year Alex Torres
Internationalizing the Student Experience DDLM
Organization Awards  
Campus Impact Org Black Women Leadership Conference
Emerging Organization Students Organize for Syria
Outstanding Professional Organization Association for Women in Sports Media
Outstanding Greek Organization Phi Iota Alpha
Outstanding Service Organization No Lost Generation Initiative
Outstanding Academic Org Minorites in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences
Student Organization Achievement No Lost Generation Initiative
Program Awards  
Civic Responsibility Award Alternative Spartan Breaks
Innovative Program Award Native American and Hispanic Buisness Students
Multicultural Cross-Cultural Progam Black Student Alliance