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Awards and Recognition

Celebrating UCR's Outstanding Students

The AVC/Dean of Students coordinates the selection and recognition of outstanding seniors for the annual Graduating Senior Awards and Student Affairs Awards ceremonies. These events provide opportunities to recognize the extraordinary contributions of students to the division of Student Affairs throughout their time at UCR. 

Students awards

Graduating Senior Awards

Each year the office of the AVC/Dean of Students coordinates the selection and recognition of outstanding seniors to recognize extraordinary accomplishments and contributions by students both in and out of the classroom.

  • The Dean Thomas L. Broadbent Commencement Award recognizes a graduating male student for his outstanding participation in extracurricular campus activities, leadership in campus organizations and academic achievement. The award is given in memory of UCR's first Dean of Students, established in 1965 by the Associated Men Students. 
    Deadline: March 20, 2020
  • The Dean Loda Mae Davis Commencement Award recognizes a graduating woman for her outstanding participation in extracurricular campus activities, leadership in campus organizations and academic achievement. Award is given in memory of UCR's first Dean of Women, established in 1964 by the Prytanean Women's Honor Society. 
    Deadline: March 20, 2020
  • The Marguleas/Weiman Humanitarian of the Year Commencement Award recognizes a UCR undergraduate student who serves as a role model and inspiration to others. Award established in 1990 by Anthony Marguleas in honor of his grandparents, Joe and Belle Marguleas and Louis and Jessie Weiman, who dedicated their lives to the betterment of their community. 
    Deadline: March 20, 2020

Student Affairs Awards

The office of the AVC/Dean of Students also coordinates the Annual Student Affairs Awards Ceremony, which celebrates contributions by UCR students to the division of Student Affairs, the University and its students. Over 130 students are recognized at each year's event for their work in various Student Affairs departments and associated student organizations from financial aid to housing to career services to our ethnic and gender programs.