Wolfpack Leadership Challenge Awards

The Leadership Challenge provides individuals and organizations with a framework for exemplary leadership. These principles are the basis for the Wolfpack Leadership Challenge Awards. Each year, five (5) Wolfpack Leadership Challenge Awards are presented. Nominations are now being accepted for these awards.

Faculty and Staff:  We recognize that some of you may be aware of a student organization leader or adviser, or a registered student organization that left a lasting impression on you, however, you may not be able to provide all of the details needed to complete the nomination.  For that reason, we have made it easy for you to complete a nomination referral in just a few minutes.  In order to refer a nomination to Student Involvement you can complete a quick nomination referral form – giving us some basic information. Upon receiving your nomination referral, we will follow up with the nominee or the affiliated organization to have them submit the detailed nomination.

All Students:  We know that our students are doing amazing things and having a positive impact on the NC State Community and we want to recognize your achievements.  The Wolfpack Leadership Challenge Awards gives our students an opportunity to be recognized.  These awards can be given to an individual, a sponsored program, or a group.  We look forward to seeing your nominations for the Wolfpack Leadership Challenge Awards.  In addition to the Wolfpack Leadership Challenge Award,  Student Involvement will also be awarding the Student Organization Outstanding Achievement Awards.

Award Descriptions and Nomination Forms

The ‘Model the Way’ Award

The ‘Model the Way’ Award recognizes an individual, program, or organization that promotes core values when setting and achieving their goals. This includes, but is not limited to, establishing and surpassing visible standards of excellence, positively reacting to complex change, and paving the way for others to lead.

Click here to complete a detailed nomination form: “Model the Way” Award

The ‘Inspire a Shared Vision’ Award

The ‘Inspire a Shared Vision’ Award recognizes an individual, program, or organization with the passion to make a difference. Their ability to look into the future and plan for it in the present makes them stand out above the rest. Imaginative leadership, persuasive guidance, and provocative animation are qualities that help applicants in this category Inspire a Shared Vision for those around them.

Click here to complete a detailed nomination form: “Inspire a Shared Vision” Award

The ‘Challenge the Process’ Award 

The ‘Challenge the Process’ Award recognizes individuals, programs, or organizations that continuously look for new ways to challenge the status quo. Innovation, experimentation, and risk-taking are hallmarks of the applicants for this award.

Click here to complete a detailed nomination form: “Challenge the Process” Award

The ‘Enable Others’ to Act’ Award

The ‘Enable others to Act’ Award recognizes individuals, programs, or organizations that bring people together in an atmosphere of respect, trust, and dignity. Through their efforts, applicants for this award should be able to demonstrate how the growth of individuals and a collective have been achieved through spirited collaboration.

Click here to complete a detailed nomination form: “Enable Others to Act” Award

The ‘Encourage the Heart’ Award 

The ‘Encourage the Heart’ Award recognizes individuals, programs, or organizations that take great pride in the work they do, and spend time celebrating and rewarding the efforts those who make great things happen. Leaders encourage the heart by infusing hope and determination into hard work, and recognize their peers with high praise.

Click here to complete a detailed nomination form: “Encourage the Heart” Award