2020 NGLA Awards Information

Each year at the NGLA Annual Conference, the Northeast Greek Leadership Association recognizes chapters, councils, and fraternity & sorority communities and individuals for their outstanding accomplishments over the past year. These organizations and individuals, through their programs, initiatives, and commitment to the fraternal movement, help to advance the mission of NGLA.

Annually, the NGLA Awards Committee reviews the NGLA Awards application process. This process reflects feedback provided by previous applicants. Even if you have applied for NGLA Awards in the past, please review the directions to ensure that your application is complete.

* New for 2020 * The 2020 NGLA Awards applications are open November 1, 2019 and are due December 9, 2019 at 11:59pm EST. Campuses found in violation of the 2019 NGLA Annual Conference Code of Conduct are not eligible to apply for 2020 NGLA Awards.

Please direct awards questions to [email protected].

 

Amy Vojta Impact Awards

The Amy Vojta Impact Awards celebrate the accomplishments of our chapters, councils, and communities in seven areas. Named in honor of Amy Vojta, former Executive Director of NGLA, recipients of these awards have excelled in a certain area and have created a program or initiative that has had a positive impact.

Amy Vojta Impact Awards are given in the following categories:

  • Academic Achievement
  • Chapter Development and Leadership
  • Civic Engagement
  • Membership Recruitment/Intake
  • Multicultural Initiatives/Programming
  • Public Relations
  • Risk Reduction

Only one application may be submitted per award, and incomplete or incorrect submissions will not be considered.

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Individual Awards

The following awards recognize outstanding individual achievement in our communities:

* New since 2019 * Hank Nuwer Award for Hazing Prevention

This award recognizes a chapter, council, community, student, campus professional, campus volunteer, national organization staff member or volunteer, or community member that has made a significant contribution to hazing prevention within the fraternity/sorority community of the Northeast region.

Nominations are limited to three (3) letters of support per nominee.

Greek Leader of Distinction Award

This award recognizes several outstanding members of the fraternity/sorority communities throughout the Northeast. These students are individuals who exemplify the ideals of their fraternity or sorority in their daily lives.

Each community may nominate one (1) student per governing council. Nominations are limited to three (3) letters of support per nominee.

Phillipi Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a fraternity/sorority campus professional who has made significant contributions to the fraternity/sorority community within the Northeast region by advising any governing council.

Each campus community may nominate one (1) professional. Nominations are limited to three (3) letters of support per nominee.

Guenzler Award

The Guenzler Award recognizes a staff member or volunteer of a fraternity/sorority organization who has made significant and long-term contributions to the fraternity/sorority community within the Northeast region or to the Northeast Greek Leadership Association.

Each community or organization may nominate one (1) volunteer. Nominations are limited to three (3) letters of support per nominee.

Bonnie Wunsch Volunteer Service Award

This award recognizes a volunteer who has made significant contributions to the Northeast Greek Leadership Association.

Nominations are limited to three (3) letters of support per nominee and should address specific volunteer involvement with NGLA.

Josette Kaufman Award

The award is meant to honor the good work chapters, councils, and communities have done in the health and wellness areas including, but not limited to, women’s and men’s health issues, sexual assault, cyber-bullying and/or mental health education and prevention.

Nominations are limited to three (3) letters of support per nominee.