April 16, 2016
Columbia, MO — Saturday evening, the University of Missouri’s Department of Student Life awarded students, student-run organizations and campus student leaders for their contributions to the university.
Along with outstanding individual leaders, Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity was honored for being the most outstanding large organization, and the University of Missouri’s Association of Black Graduate and Professional Students was honored for being the most outstanding small organization.
Molly Litzler, the chairperson of the Organization Resource Group, introduced the student organization section of the ceremony.
Litzler said, “Regardless of their size or purpose, every student organization contributes to the vibrant and varied campus that we’re known for, and they’re all deserving of our praise.”
The Organization Resource Group is an office in the Department of Student Life that is tasked with assisting each of the student-run organizations that the university officially recognizes.
Six organizations and two organization advisers were honored.
Several individual students were honored for their efforts to improve diversity on campus.
The Department of Student Life strives to give students opportunities to be involved outside of the classroom, thus furthering their education.