THE BENNY AWARDS: RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE!
The Bennys recognize accomplishments of ISU students, colleagues, groups, employees, and alumni who positively impact our campus and community. Please help us recognize those who have made a difference on campus this past year! Submit nominations online by clicking the category links below.
All Nominations are Due Friday, March 1, 2019.
Graduate Student Leader
Awarded to an ISU graduate student who exemplifies leadership qualities and who makes a positive impact on the campus community. Students nominated for this award have accomplishments, service, and leadership that advances of not only their personal goals but also betters the University.
Nominate a Graduate Student Leader here!
Undergraduate Student Leader
Awarded to an ISU undergraduate student who exemplifies leadership qualities and who makes a positive impact on the campus community. Students nominated for this award have accomplishments, service, and leadership that advances of not only their personal goals but also betters the University.
Nominate an Undergraduate Student Leader here!
Exemplary Service Award
Awarded to a full-time ISU student (undergraduate or graduate) who has made notable contributions to the community through their time, actions, and dedication. The nominated student will exemplify a passion for advancing the well-being of others within the greater community.
Nominate someone for the Exemplary Service Award here!
Growl, Bengal, Growl Spirit Award
Awarded to an individual, or group, who exemplifies a commitment to the spirit, principles, and legacy of Idaho State University. The student(s) nominated for this award should embody and portray characteristics associated with the “Bengal” spirit, including personal virtues, tenacity, and charisma.
Nominate someone for the Growl, Bengal, Growl Spirit Award here!
Inspirational Bengal Award
Awarded to a student who has had a significant impact on the life of at least one fellow Bengal. The student nominated for this award assists others in recognizing their own potential, inspiring leadership, providing opportunities for service, exhibiting kindness, sympathy, support, etc., and other notable qualities.
Nominate someone for the Inspirational Bengal Award here!
Awarded to a group whose planning, marketing, and implementation efforts resulted in a memorable event for the ISU community. Currently, active departments, programs, clubs, and student organizations in good standing with the University are eligible. The event must have taken place between the dates of January 1, 2018 - March 8, 2019.
Nominate an Outstanding Event here!
Outstanding Student Organization
Awarded to a student organization that has demonstrated excellence in fulfilling their mission and contributions to Idaho State University. This organization has not only inspired its own members but has impacted other students and the surrounding community.
Nominate an Outstanding Student Organization here!
Student Organization Advisor
Awarded to an advisor whose ability to support, educate, and encourage a student organization goes above and beyond the expected norm. This advisor has demonstrated remarkable dedication to, and support of, the organization and students.
Nominate a Student Organization Advisor here!
Awarded to an ISU faculty member to recognize their exemplary service, dedication, and support of others, both inside the classroom and out. This faculty member has demonstrated a commitment to their field of study, advancement of students, and has characteristics that contribute to ISU’s success.
Nominate a Faculty Member here!
This award recognizes the contributions of an ISU staff member for their exemplary service, dedication, and support of others. This staff member has demonstrated a commitment to the University and its operations, advancement of students, and has characteristics that contribute to ISU’s success.
Nominate a Staff Member here!
Award of Distinction in Student Affairs
This award recognizes an employee (either classified or non-classified) within the Division of Student Affairs who exemplifies and contributes to the mission and vision of Student Affairs and Idaho State University: providing opportunities for involvement and leadership, exhibiting compassion and advancement of ISU students, fostering diversity and inclusion.
Nominate a Classified Employee here!
Nominate a Non-Classified Employee here!
Awarded to an Idaho State University Alumnus who contributes to the mission of the Division of Student Affairs. Contributions may include providing resources to students that support their needs and goal attainment, facilitating learning and development, promoting health and wellness, creating challenging yet supportive environments, or strengthening diversity and global perspectives.
Nominate someone for the Alumnus Award here!