Student Activities

    MB 0221
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104 


    Wendy Burns

  • Student Activities Awards

    The Office of Student Activities recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of students and student organizations during the annual Student Activities Awards program. The awards highlight students and student organizations commitment to the co-curricular community.  We encourage you to nominate yourself or another student or student group for recognition at the awards program. 

    Awards will be presented at the Annual Student Activities Awards program, scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 2 in the Student Center Ballroom.


  • Candidates for all awards must meet the following criteria: 

    • Candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.5 at the time of consideration, unless the award dictates differently.
    • Candidates must not have been on any form of academic probation or have been found responsible for being in violation of any University policy during the past academic year.
    • Student Organizations must be registered and in good standing with the Office of Student Activities 


    Sportsmanship Award - Nominate for this award HERE 
    The Sportsman Award recognizes an individual that exemplifies the true spirit of sportsmanship by promoting fairness, integrity and respect of others through on-going participation in recreational sports. The nominee must have actively participated in intramural sports, sports clubs or fitness programs and consistently lead by positive example.
    Rising Star Award - Nominate for this award HERE 
    The Rising Star Award recognizes a first or second year student who has actively engaged in leadership or service activities and has established themselves in a way that motivates their peers and positively impacts the Hamline community.
    Award Criteria:
    • A first year or second year student in good standing with the University
    • Maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Currently and actively involved in leadership or service activities at Hamline
    Spirit of Hamline - Nominate for this award HERE 
    This award is given to a senior who personifies the "spirit" of Hamline. Nominees embody a commitment to service, diversity, scholarship, community and leadership. Recipients are honored for their collective contributions to the Hamline community in a variety of ways. Nominators are asked to provide examples of the individuals contributions to the Hamline community.
    Encore Award (Program of the Year) - Nominate for this award HERE 
    This award is presented to a Hamline University Student Organization for planning and implementing a program, event or project that demonstrated leadership, creativity, engagement and relevance for college students and enriches campus life. Nominees must be student groups currently recognized with the Office of Student Activities.
    Outstanding Advisor Award - Nominate for this award HERE 
    This award is presented to a full-time faculty or staff advisor of a student organization recognized by the Office of Student Activities that demonstrated a deep commitment to student development and has made significant contributions benefiting the membership of the organization. 
    Legacy Award - Nominate for this award HERE 
    The Legacy Award celebrates graduating seniors who have made outstanding contributions to enhancing campus life at Hamline throughout the course of their undergraduate college career.  Nominees for this award must meet the following criteria:
    • Demonstrate an ability to balance academics with their co-curricular involvement, 
    • Demonstrated consistent support and involvement in the co-curricular community,
    • Involvement has left a lasting and positive impression on the campus community
    • Was committed to improving the quality of life of Hamline students
    • Involvement raised the standard of excellence for continuing students
    Outstanding Student Organization - Nominate for this award HERE 
    The award for Outstanding Student Organization is presented annually to a student organization that has displayed exceptional and consistent leadership throughout the academic year.  
    Unsung Hero/Heroine Award - Nominate for this award HERE 
    Being a good leader often times means being a good follower or leading by example and through influence. The Unsung Hero/Heroine Award recognizes that kind of leadership.  The award is presented to a student who:
    • Is committed to the Hamline community
    • Is a motivator and has a positive effect of the lives of others
    • Goes above and beyond expectations
    • Is admired and respected by others
    • Does not currently hold a traditional leadership position, i.e. president, chair-person, Resident Advisor, New Student Mentor, etc. 
    Leadership Award - Nominate for this award HERE 
    Each year the Leadership Award is presented to up to 4 students who have shown themselves to be exemplary leaders at Hamline. This award is given to students who meet the following criteria:
    • Demonstrated outstanding service to the Hamline community
    • Excels in curricular and co-curricular leadership
    • Is a role model for students
    • Strives to develop new skills and strengthen existing ones
    • Works effectively with a variety of people
    • Motivates and inspires groups through their actions and positive attitude


  • Campus News
    • The Hamline Anthropological Society invites students to present at its 1st Annual Social Sciences Research Night on Tuesday, May 6 at 5 p.m. in Giddens Learning Center.
    • On Thursday, April 24, the Hamline Francophone Club will host Creole Night, an opportunity to learn Haitian Creole and learn about how creole languages form. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in Anderson Center room 112.
    • Hamline Undergraduate Student Congress and Dining Services test success of a Piper Grill delivery service for students.