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44 Stars

The 44 Stars of Excellence Awards acknowledge students, advisors and recognized student organizations who demonstrate outstanding dedication and commitment to their organization and its mission.  Students, faculty and staff are invited to submit nominations for the awards from now until April 8 at 11:59pm.

The link to submissions can be found at the following link: 

For 2018, the Gala will be on Thursday, April 19 in the Goldstein Auditorium.  It starts at 5:30pm with a buffet dinner.  RSVP information will be announced at a later date for nominators and nominees.

Below are the winners from the 2017 Gala:

Gala Winners

44 Stars Gala Winners
One University James Franco University Union

Kristen Unangst

Traditions Commission

Public and Community Service

Joi James Orange Pulse Dance Troupe
  Eric Anthony Gamma Phi Beta
Outstanding Media or Publication   WJPZ
    Baked Magazine
Award for Creativity and Ingenuity   Asian Students in America
The Macy’s Rising Star Award Garett Roush MEDLIFE
    Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority
SU Spirit Award Cameron Spera  
  James Franco  
The Student Centers & Programming Services Award for Excellence in Programming   University Union
    Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority
The Associate Vice President’s Award for Positive Advocacy Tori Cedar Panhellenic Council
  Russell Nylen Democracy Matters
    Camp Kesem
The Award for Cultural Diversity Fatmawati “Wati” Tuyulawe African Student Union
  Kevin Yueng Phi Iota Alpha
The Office of Multicultural Affairs’ Irma Almirall-Padamsee La Fuerza Community Enhancement Award  Ashani Logan  
  Emily Dang  
  Saphyir Moody  
  Francis Morency  
The Career Services Emerging Professional Award Diana Azizyan  
The Award for Excellence by an Organizational Advisor Kaylah Wicks  
  Jonathan Hoster  
The Bloomingdale’s Entertainers of the Year Award   Outlaws Dance Troupe
The Award for Excellence by an Organization President Patrick Castle  
  Lorena Kanzki  
  John Miccio  
The Senior Vice President’s Award for Outstanding Senior Leadership Joyce LaLonde  
  Andrew Ramos  
  Nedda Sarshar