Student Gold Medallion Awards

The 2018 Student Gold Medallion Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, March 20 at 4 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.  An hors d'oeuvres reception will precede the ceremony from 3–4 p.m.  

The university community is invited to attend in celebration of this year's award winners.

About the Student Gold Medallion Awards

In 1996, the Student Gold Medallion Awards were launched in recognition of the significant ongoing contributions students make to the success of institutional programs, activities and services. The Student Gold Medallion is the most prestigious award presented by the University.

All currently enrolled EMU undergraduate and graduate students in good standing are eligible for Student Gold Medallion Awards. All recognized student organizations at EMU and their advisers are also eligible. Read a list of all current recognized student organizations.

2017 Awards Ceremony 

The 2017 Student Gold Medallion Awards Ceremony was held on Tuesday, March 28th during the Week of Excellence. 

Winners for the 2016-2017 SGMAs:

  • Eagle Ambassador: Desmine Robinson
  • Outstanding Leadership by a Student: Trayveon McGuire & Geoffrey Smith
  • Outstanding Mentorship by a Student: Shanae Jackson & Richard Cole
  • Outstanding Volunteerism by a Student: Calvin Orr & Emily Batdorff
  • Outstanding Professionalism by a Student Employee: Charles Schneider & Aryka Rice
  • The Glenna Frank Miller Award for Collegiate Leadership: Tanasia Morton
  • Outstanding Student Organization Advisor: Mary Larkin
  • Outstanding Student Organization Program: NAACP's Black Male Showcase 
  • Outstanding Student Organization: Amplifying the Arts (AMP)


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