RSO Impact Awards
Congratulations to everyone who was nominated and awarded an Impact Award. Involvement is a key element to the well-being of students here, and you all have put forth so much time and effort to create a better, more inclusive experience for your fellow knights. To the RSOs, your commitment to your organizations is admirable, and your hard work shined this year. We have had RSOs running events that are more accessible, organizing fundraisers for a cause they believe in, spreading the word about an issue they are passionate about, and so much more.
Reuel Buchanan Outstanding Member of the Year
The Reuel Buchanan Outstanding Member of the Year Award commemorates Reuel E. Buchanan, for his
outstanding leadership and service to his fraternity, Omega Psi Phi, and the UCF Community during his time
as the organization’s president. This award is reserved for an outstanding organization member who embodies
leadership qualities that have positively affected the UCF community in a direct and meaningful way.
Alpha Delta Pi
The Outstanding Officer of the Year Award
The Outstanding Officer of the Year Award celebrates an organization officer who has gone above
and beyond their position description to improve the overall standing of their organization and their
The Ms. Anne-Marie Advisor of the Year Award
The Ms. Anne-Marie Advisor of the Year Award commemorates Ms. Anne-Marie De Govia who served as
a mentor and advisor to the Caribbean Student Association for over 10 years. She served hundreds of students
and directly made an impact in her community. This award is reserved for an outstanding organization
advisor, who invests in their students’ future by assisting in their personal and professional development.
Dipendra Singh Mann
Punjabi Student Association
The Best Small RSO Event of the Year Award
The Best Small RSO Event of the Year Award is dedicated to an RSO who has less than 100
members, and who hosted an event that impacted the organization and the organization’s general body in a
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The Best Large Scale RSO Event of the Year Award
The Best Large Scale RSO Event of the Year Award is dedicated to an RSO who has over 100
members, and who dedicated their time to serving community needs through programming.
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Best New Organization of the Year Award
The Best New Organization of the Year Award celebrates an RSO that was created within the
current academic calendar year, that has shown significant growth, and has had a large presence within UCF
during the short time that they have been active.
Cultural Organization of the Year Award
The Cultural Organization of the Year Award is dedicated to a cultural organization who has
actively engaged the UCF community with their members for the purpose of creating a more culturally diverse
environment on campus.
Academic Organization of the Year Award
The Academic Organization of the Year Award is dedicated to an academic organization who focuses
on nurturing their members’ academic success, while also celebrating their accomplishments.
First Person View Knights
Service Organization of the Year Award
The Service Organization of the Year Award is reserved for a service organization who has gone
above and beyond to provide significant services for the communities they serve.
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc.
Registered Student Organization (RSO) of the Year Award
The Organization of the Year Award celebrates an organization that has shown the most consistent passion and engagement for the general student body and the organization’s members. The recipient of this award
continuously provides quality programming, including, but not limited to, educational and interactive
general body meetings, and small- & large-scale events for the purpose of continuous growth within the
organization and at UCF.
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