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Individual Awards

AFLV is proud to offer individual award recognition opportunities.

Change Maker Alumnus/a Award

Wilford A. Butler Change Maker Award (to be awarded at AFLV Central)
Betty Gilmore Woods Change Maker Award (to be awarded at AFLV West)

This award has been established to recognize an outstanding fraternity or sorority alumnus/a volunteer and/or an individual who has volunteered their time to support the acceleration of progress in the fraternity/sorority experience and is not the fraternity/sorority professional on campus, or within a fraternity/sorority headquarters or related organization. The recipient of this award is someone who has demonstrated that they have:

  • Challenged conventional wisdom to discover new solutions to critical problems in the fraternity/sorority experience.
  • Worked to develop better organizations by developing better individuals.
  • Affected systemic change and sustainable progress in the undergraduate fraternal experience.

A qualified nominee for this award:

  • Exhibits exceptional ethical leadership in daily activities.
  • Consistently and routinely exemplifies the fraternal values established by the founders.
  • Has the courage to reach beyond the traditional models and procedures to accomplish goals.
  • Exhibits a strong belief and commitment in philosophy and action to interfraternalism.
  • Fosters positive change that advances the fraternal movement.
  • The winner of this award has given exceptional and sustained service to his/her own fraternity/sorority and/or campus community and/or the extended Interfraternal world.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The nominee does not have to be a member of an inter/national organization.
  • The nominee, if a member of an inter/national organization, must be in good standing with that organization.
  • The nominee must have given sustained service of five or more years.

Change Maker, Fraternity/Sorority Professional Award

Steven B. Dealph Change Maker Award (to be awarded at AFLV Central)
Outstanding Fraternity/Sorority Advisor (to be awarded at AFLV West)

The purpose of this award is to recognize a campus-based, headquarters, or related organization fraternity/sorority professional whose work has accelerated progress in the fraternity/sorority experience, in a given community or throughout an organization. The recipient of this award is someone who has demonstrated that they have:

  • Challenged conventional wisdom to discover new solutions to critical problems in the fraternity/sorority experience.
  • Worked to develop better organizations by developing better individuals.
  • Affected systemic change and sustainable progress in the undergraduate fraternal experience.

A qualified nominee for this award:

  • Consistently and routinely demonstrates exceptional ethical leadership.
  • Encourages change that will ensure the long-term success of the community.
  • Is consistently, instinctively, and routinely inclusive and collaborative.
  • Challenges students and their ways of thinking.
  • Implements the mission of the organization/university into the daily activities and programs.
  • Is visionary and strategic in planning and advising the chapters/ organization/community.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The nominee must have been in the profession for a minimum of three years and two of those years at the current institution.
  • The nominee must be recognized as a (campus advisor) by the university and/or the fraternity/sorority community.
  • Nominations MUST be made by an undergraduate student.
  • A professional is only able to win this award once.

Change Maker, Undergraduate Award

Wayne S. Colvin Award (to be awarded at AFLV Central)
Marilyn Fordham Award (to be awarded at AFLV West)

The purpose of this award is to recognize an undergraduate fraternity/sorority chapter or council leader who has accelerated progress in the fraternity/sorority experience on-their campus primarily, but perhaps even beyond. The recipient of this award is someone who has demonstrated that they have:

  • Challenged conventional wisdom to discover new solutions to critical problems in the fraternity/sorority experience.
  • Worked to develop better organizations by developing better individuals.
  • Affected systemic change and sustainable progress in the undergraduate fraternal experience.

The nominee has:

  • excelled at helping their organization or community go above and beyond to establish fraternal values that are woven into multiple facets of their job responsibilities and duties.
  • affected the intellectual development of their peers
  • instilled values in their organization and host institution
  • encouraged their peers to develop leadership skills and abilities
  • worked diligently to build positive relationships within their chapter/Greek community
  • provided opportunities for their peers to be contributing citizens in the community in which they reside.

The nominee is:

  • passionate about programming activities rooted in values in their chapter, council, and/or on campus
  • someone who not only holds their peers to these high expectations, but also holds themselves accountable to the values and standards established by the founders

The winner of this award is a full-time undergraduate member of a fraternity or sorority who:

  • Practices ethical leadership
  • Lives his/her fraternal values
  • Fosters high ideals and standards among his/her peers
  • Exhibits a collaborative interfraternal spirit
  • Represents an expectation of the highest standards within the community in areas that include, but are not limited to: behavior, academics, service, interfraternalism, and values

Eligibility Requirements

The nominee must

  • be a member of a fraternity/sorority and in good standing with the chapter, council, and the national organization of his/her fraternity/sorority. His/her chapter must also be in good standing with its respective council.
  • have been enrolled as a full-time student (twelve or more hours) for the previous two terms
  • have maintained a grade point average above the all men or women and/or the all fraternity or sorority grade point average (whichever is highest) for the past two terms

Change Making Experience Award

Michael A. McRee Change Making Experience Award (to be awarded at AFLV Central)
Dr. Will Keim Change Making Experience Award (to be awarded at AFLV West)

The purpose of this award is to recognize a team-based program or initiative that has accelerated progress in the fraternity/sorority experience, either on a campus or in the larger systemic way. For a program/initiative to receive this award it must demonstrate that it:

  • Challenged conventional wisdom to discover new solutions to critical problems in the fraternity/sorority experience
  • Worked to develop better organizations by developing better individuals
  • Affected systemic change and sustainable progress in the undergraduate fraternal experience

Award Selection Procedure

With our online platform, nominators will be able to complete the application form in numerous sittings with the save and return feature.

  • A committee appointed by AFLV will be review applications and make final selections. The AFLV awards committee's decisions will be final.
  • The committee may not review applications that are not received on time, do not follow the instructions, comply with the eligibility and/or do not meet the criteria.
  • The awards will be presented at the Awards Banquets during AFLV Central and AFLV West.
  • One recipient will be chosen for each region. AFLV and the awards committee hope the recipient will attend the banquet.

For questions regarding individual awards, contact Student Experience Director Lindsay Stoltz.

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