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Fraternity & Sorority Life Awards

Fraternity and sorority student leaders and chapters are honored annually for their hard work and dedication to the fraternity and sorority community at UT Arlington.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • All organizations and council executive board members may apply for any/all awards on behalf of their chapter, individual members, alumni, and advisors. In addition, anyone may nominate individuals for individual awards regardless of chapter affiliation.
  • Each chapter can nominate more than one member for each individual member award by submitting multiple nomination forms. Members are also allowed to nominate and apply on their own.
  • All members and chapters must be in good standing with the local, national organization and the University to be eligible for awards.

Individual Awards

EMERGING LEADER award

This award recognizes a newer member for their contribution to their chapter, the Fraternity and Sorority Community, UT Arlington, and their potential for further leadership. 

Member of the year

This award recognizes a Fraternity Man and/or Sorority Woman for their outstanding and continued service to the Fraternity and Sorority community at UT Arlington; strong academics; significant campus and community participation; strong personal character; and a positive role model for Fall 2015-Spring 2016. The recipients should be widely known and highly regarded in the FSL community for their lasting contributions.

ADVISOR OF THE YEAR

This award is designed to recognize a chapter advisor who goes above and beyond to serve the undergraduate chapter. When considering which advisor to nominate (if you have more than one), chapters should account for service to the UT Arlington F&SL community, involvement with the national fraternity or sorority, assistance/guidance provided during chapter issues, as well as overall engagement with the chapter  membership.

Chapter Awards

OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPY/COMMUNITY SERVICE award

To recognize chapters who display the utmost altruistic behavior with raising funds or products to benefit a pre-selected philanthropy/non-profit. The chapter receiving this award has also developed an innovative program that provides a service to the community while educating its members throughout the process. The program or activity has significantly contributed to those in attendance through engagement and education.

CROSS COUNCIL PROGRAMMING AWARD

This award recognizes the sorority or fraternity chapter that displays a genuine effort in building community among across councils. It recognizes a chapter who has collaborated or worked together with chapters outside of their organization's council during the 2017-2018 academic year.

EXCELLENCE IN RISK MANAGEMENT AWARD

This award will be given to the chapter who has demonstrated excellence in the area of risk management including following all national/international rules and regulations and has proactively educated members/community. 

EXCELLENCE IN ALUMNI RELATIONS AWARD

This award will be presented to the chapter with the most outstanding comprehensive alumni relations program. 

Mardie Sorensen OUTSTANDING PROGRAM AWARD

This award honors the chapter who has excelled in creating successful, unique programming in any aspect of Fraternity and Sorority Life. The Outstanding Program Award is geared toward (but not limited to) the following areas:  social, educational, cultural/diversity, and scholarship. The chapter may submit more than one application for consideration if they wish. 

Scholarships Awards

DR. KENT GARDNER SCHOLARSHIP, AWARDED BY FRATERNITY AND SORORITY LIFE

2017-2018 Awards Recipients 

Dr. Kent Gardner Scholarship Recipient Isabella Robinson, Sigma Gamma Rho
Dr. Kent Gardner Scholarship Recipient  Treivion Sheppard, Phi Beta Sigma
Erica Hochmeister Scholarship Recipient Rachel Agostino, Delta Delta Delta
Emerging Leader Recipient

Jasmine Deckard, Alpha Kappa Alpha

Mashfiq Nafim Dewan, Phi Delta Theta

Member of the Year

Jonathan Bryant, Pi Kappa Alpha

Ty Rhodes, Sigma Gamma Rho

Hanna Sligar, Alpha Chi Omega

Alexis Williams, Alpha Kappa Alpha

Advisor of the Year Nathan Sewell, Phi Delta Theta
Outstanding Philanthropy or Community Service Award Crawfish Boil benefiting Wip Out Kids Cancer, Alpha Tau Omega
Mardie Sorenson Outstanding Program of the Year Mr. Pink, alpha Kappa Delta Phi
Cross Council Programming Award alpha Kappa Delta Phi
Excellence in Academics - Highest GPA Spring 2017 Lambda Theta Alpha
Excellence in Academics - Highest GPA Fall 2017 Sigma Gamma Rho
Excellence in Risk Management Programming Risk Speaker Series, Alpha Chi Omega
Excellence in Alumni Relations Zeta Mu 49th Anniversary, Alpha Kappa Alpha
Kent Gardner Award, Oustanding IFC Chapter Kappa Sigma
Shirley McCraken Award, Oustanding CPH Chpater Zeta Tau Alpha
MGC Outstanding Chapter Award Delta Alpha Sigma
NPHC Outstanding Chapter Award Sigma Gamma Rho

Pillars of Excellence

CHAPTERS PRESENTING FOR TOP CHAPTER

alpha Kappa Delta Phi, MGC

Alpha Tau Omega, IFC

Delta Alpha Sigma, MGC

Delta Delta Delta, CPH

Pi Kappa Alpha, IFC 

Top Chapters 2017-2018

Top Fraternity, Alpha Tau Omega, IFC

Top Sorority, Delta Delta Delta, CPH