DSA Convocation

DSA 41st Convocation

The Division of Student Affairs will host the 41st DSA Awards Convocation on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 7:00PM in the Student Union Ballroom.  This event recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to the university.

 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
7:00 PM CST | Student Union Ballroom
 

DSA Award Nomination

If you know a group or individual deserving of a DSA Award, please complete this nomination form below.

Deadline to submit nominations is Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 11:59 PM.

 

Please note you do not have to be nominated in order to apply for any awards. All awards are open to those who want to apply.

DSA Award Nomination

Please complete this nomination form below and we will reach out to the nominated individual and encourage them to complete the Nominee Packet.  Nominations are not required to complete applications. 

Nomination Form

Questions about Nomination

If you have questions about how to nominate someone please feel free to contact us.


Student Engagement Office: (985) 549-2120
Student Engagement Email: OSE@southeastern.edu 

 

DSA Award Applications

Learn more about each award and the qualification below.
 
The deadline to submit award applications is Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 11:59 PM.
 
 

Please note you do not have to be nominated in order to apply for any awards. All awards are open to those who want to apply.

 

Jackie Dale Thomas (former Green "S" Award)

Purpose:
The Division for Student Affairs Jackie Dale Thomas (former Green “S” Award) is presented annually to those students who have contributed to student life at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Eligibility:
1. Sophomore status or above
2. Enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
3. Good disciplinary standing
4. An active member in at least two (2) Recognized Student Organizations

Apply Here

Student Organization Award of Excellence

Purpose:
The Division for Student Affairs Student Organization Award of Excellence is presented to student organizations who has made outstanding contributions to the University through 
their community involvement and commitment as a whole to Southeastern Louisiana University.

Application Instructions
1. Complete this application with the requested information
2. Two letters of recommendations from faculty and/or staff members

Small Sized Organizations

Recognized Student Organizations who membership is less than 15 members.

Apply Here

Medium Sized Organizations

Recognized Student Organizations who membership is between 16 and 30 members.

Apply Here

Large Sized Organizations

Recognized Student Organizations who membership is greater than 31 members.

Apply Here

Outstanding Freshman Leader of the Year

Purpose:
The Division for Student Affairs Outstanding Freshman Leader of the Year Award is presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the University in their first year as a student and has outstanding personal characteristics.

Eligibility:
1. First-year Freshman
2. Enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
3. Good disciplinary standing
4. Have made outstanding contributions to the University and/or community
5. Have outstanding personal characteristics.
6. Must be an active member of at least one (1) Recognized Student Organization

Apply Here

Kappa Delta Tau - Rising Sophomore Award

Purpose:
The Rising Sophomore Award was established by the Kappa Delta Tau Alumni members of the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s. The KDT alumni who established this award represent and wish to support the values that Southeastern strives for and expects from all student organizations: service, integrity, and leadership by example.

Eligibility:
1. Sophomore status
2. Enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
3. Must be a Louisiana Native
4. Must show leadership and service to the University and/or community

Apply Here

Outstanding Man/Woman of the Year

Purpose:
The Division for Student Affairs Outstanding Man/Woman Award is presented annually to a man and woman that have made outstanding contributions to the University and has outstanding personal characteristics.

Eligibility:
1. Junior status or above
2. Full-time student during Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 (if graduating senior, must be enrolled in the number of hours needed to graduate)
3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
4. Good disciplinary standing
5. Have made outstanding contributions to the University and/or community
6. Have outstanding personal characteristics.
7. Must be an active member of at least two (2) Recognized Student Organizations

Apply Here

Outstanding Fraternity/Sorority Member of the Year

Purpose:
The Outstanding Fraternity/Sorority Member of the Year Award is presented to a FSL Member who has made outstanding contributions to the University and the FSL community and has outstanding personal characteristics.

Eligibility:
1. Junior Standing or above
2. Full-time student during Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 (if graduating senior, must be enrolled in the number of hours needed to graduate)
3. 2.8 Cumulative GPA with no probationary period during the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semester
4. Outstanding leadership abilities within their chapter, Fraternity and Sorority Life community, and the University community

Apply Here

Dr. LaVanner S. Brown Role Model of the Year

This award is presented to a full-time multicultural student with a 2.7 GPA or higher and a classification of sophomore and above. This award should be for an individual that has demonstrated strong involvement with the university and/or local community. 

Apply Here

David Ware & Associates Outstanding International Student

This student must have a 3.2 or higher GPA and a classification of sophomore or higher.  The individual must have demonstrated strong involvement with either the university or the community and possess such characteristics as integrity, leadership, an outgoing personality, and strong communication skills.  

Apply Here

 

DSA Convocation Recommendation Letter Submissions

The deadline to submit Recommendation Letters is Monday, March 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM.

Recommendation Letters

Please utilize this form to submit any recommendation letters for the 2022 DSA Awards Convocation.

Either the applicant or your recommender by submit the Recommendation Letter(s).

Please be sure to include the applicant's first and last name and the award in which the recommendation is for as the file name for example: "Roomie The Lion - Outstanding Freshmen Leader of the Year"

Recommendation Letter Submission Form

Questions About Recommendation Letters

Who can submit Recommendation Letters?

- Each award criteria is different but it may be a Professional Reference (not related), Organization President, or Southeastern Employee. 

 

Can I submit my Recommendation Letter if it was sent to me personally?

- Yes, you can submit Recommendation Letters if you have the original. 

 

If you have any questions, please email ose@southeastern.edu or call 985-549-2120.