Of the Month Awards
Of the Month (OTM) awards are given out by Residence Life to reward those making a positive impact on the residence hall community. Anyone may make a nomination by filling out an online form, so take notice who is making an extra effort in your building to help out others. Winners are selected at the end of each month. All nominees receive letters informing them of their nominations.
Submit your OTM nomination today!
OTM awards are given for the following categories:
Resident of the Month – This award highlights a resident in any of the residence halls who has positively impacted the lives of others. Perhaps they have responded in an emergency situation, assisted another resident in a time of need or provided comic relief for the floor. The possibilities are endless!
Residence Life Staff Member of the Month – This award honors a Resident Assistant (RA), Director's Assistant (DA) or Associate Resident Assistant (ARA) for outstanding achievement in building community on the floor/unit or building.
Program of the Month – This award can be given to an RA, Hall Council or even a resident who plans and implements an excellent floor or building program.
Room Decor of the Month – Know someone who has a sweet pad? This award recognizes those creative residents who find unique ways to express themselves though their room decorations.
Floor/Unit Community of the Month – This award highlights floors and units who share an uncommonly close bond. Be sure to include examples of what makes the floor/unit community so special.
Hall Council of the Month – Is your Hall Council doing an amazing job planning programs and representing their residents? Nominate them for this award!
Spotlight of the Month – This is the “catch-all” category for anyone else who has worked to make the residence halls a positive place to live. Nominees could be custodians, hall directors, faculty members involved in the hall, etc.