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Kevin D. Knight Leadership Award application deadline approaching

February 7, 2017

Are you an involved student leader? Do you believe you should be recognized for all you do as a leader at NIU? If so, consider applying for a Kevin D. Knight Leadership Award. The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Student Involvement and Leadership Development, Orientation and Family Connections, Career Services and the University Women’s Club are offering students the opportunity to be recognized for their leadership and involvement at NIU. Institutional tuition waivers and leadership awards for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students are just a few of the awards available. Outstanding student organizations and student organization advisors also have the opportunity to be nominated and recognized. Award winners will be formally recognized at the Kevin D. Knight Leadership Awards Ceremony on Sunday, April 30. 

Please visit Student Involvement and Leadership Development’s Leadership Awards to learn more about the application process for each award and to access the link to each award’s online application. All applications and materials must be submitted by Monday, Feb. 13, at 11:45 p.m.

Kevin D. Knight was an NIU alumnus who embodied what it means to be a student leader. He was an exemplary leader, serving NIU as a catalyst for positive change and as a role model for up-and-coming student leaders to follow. Kevin used his time at NIU well, dedicating himself to the betterment of campus life for all students. He worked hard in various leadership positions while receiving numerous awards and recognition for his work. It is in the hearts of the students who knew him that his memory and his efforts carry on. For this purpose, the Kevin D. Knight Leadership Awards honor one of NIU’s great student leaders. 

Please contact Leadership and Student Organizational Services in Student Involvement and Leadership Development at [email protected] or 815-753-6707 with any questions.