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TLAN

Tukwut leadership award night

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Tukwut Leadership Awards Night (TLAN) recognizes individuals, as well as campus and student groups, for their outstanding leadership and commitment to making student life thrive at CSUSM. Associated Students Inc. is a proud sponsor of an event that highlights the work of campus leaders who, through service to our community, engagement in campus growth, and empowerment of future generations, leave a legacy at CSUSM.

Award Categories

Best New Student Organization

Newly recognized by Student Life & Leadership in 2016-2017 year. If the organization previously existed at CSUSM, it could not be active for the past academic year.

Most Outstanding Program/Event

An outstanding program/event which promoted cougar pride and enhanced campus life this year. Event must be produced between April 20, 2016 – March 17, 2017

Campus Organization Member of the Year

Individual who has excelled in membership as part of a Campus Organization, which is sponsored by a CSUSM department.

Campus Organization of the Year

An organization sponsored by a CSUSM department that has shined this past year.

Student Organization Member of the Year

Individual who has excelled in membership as part of a Student Organization, which is recognized by Student Life & Leadership. Student Organization Classifications: Academic, Cultural, Fraternities & Sororities, Honor Societies, Political, Religious, Service, Special Interest, and Sport Clubs.

Student Organization of the Year

An organization recognized by Student Life & Leadership that has shined this past year.

Outstanding Social Justice Award

A student who inspires change, promotes solidarity, and empowers others to make a difference.

Advisor of the Year

An individual who has excelled this year in serving as a volunteer advisor to a recognized student organization, who utilizes time outside of normal their role on campus to support the organization.

Outstanding Freshman Student Award 

Individual [less than 30 semester units completed through Spring 2017] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

Outstanding Sophomore Student Award

Individual [30-59 semester units completed through Spring 2017] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

Outstanding Junior Student Award

Individual [60-89 semester units complete through Spring 2017] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

Outstanding Senior Student Award

Individual [90+ semester units complete through Spring 2017] who stands out in how they represent CSUSM and Cougar Pride, both on and off campus.

Cougar Wall of Fame

A graduating senior who has outshined peers during the entire scope of their CSUSM career including academics, co-curricular activities, involvement, and more. Nominee must graduate in the 2017 calendar year.