End of the Year Awards

Distinguished Service Award

 This award is given to an individual who contributed outstanding service to RHA for in the spirit of the former recipient of Demetrius Drake. Any individual who has dedicated at least two years to the UA RHA is eligible.

Student of the Year Award

This award recognizes outstanding service to RHA and Hall Councils by an individual who has been directly affiliated with the organization. All non-first year students are eligible for this award.

Advisor of the Year Award

This award recognizes outstanding service at the University of Arizona by a Community Director advising a Hall Council, in the spirit of the achievements of former recipient Jessica Gjerde. All advisors not currently serving as the RHA Advisor are eligible for this award.

Second Year Pin

This honor is awarded annually to individuals who have served the Residence Hall Association in multiple engagement areas. To be considered for this award, you must have served or have been a part of organizations directly affiliated with RHA for at least two (2) years.

Program of the Year

The Program of the Year Award recognizes the most outstanding student-implemented program. All Hall Council programs occurring within June - May of the academic year of the award are eligible for nomination. 

First Year Experience Award

This award is given to a first year student who has shown a tremendous contribution to RHA within their first year. Only first year students are eligible for this award.

RA Mentor of the Year

This award recognizes outstanding service at the University of Arizona by a Resident Assistant through their involvement in their wing, hall, and RHA. All Resident Assistants (with the exception of the RHA Parliamentarian) are eligible for this award.

Most Sustainable Hall of the Year

This award recognizes a hall’s outstanding commitment to sustainability through education, programming, initiatives, and involvement. Any hall may apply for this award. This award is chosen by the EcoReps. 

Four Year Outstanding Service Award

This honor is awarded annually to recognize individuals who have served the Residence Hall Association in multiple engagement areas for four consist years. To be considered for this award, you must have served or have been a part of organizations directly affiliated with RHA for at least four (4) years.

Hall of the Year

The Hall of the Year award recognizes outstanding achievements on the campus level by a Hall Council and Residence Hall staff. All halls are eligible for this award.

Most Improved Hall of the Year

The Most Improved Hall of the Year Award recognizes a hall that has made significant steps in the development of their Hall Council and improved the overall experience of its residents. The award is designed to honor the hall which displays tremendous effort and improvement in their hall environment from the previous academic year to the present. All halls are eligible to bid for this award, except for the previous academic year’s recipient, CORO.

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