Awarded to student organizations and to an advisor by the office of Student Activities and Leadership.
Purpose: To recognize and honor student organizations and advisors of student organizations for great service contributions to the Stanford community in one of the following categories:
Leaving a Legacy
Initiatives that have had a strong and sustained impact on or off-campus.
Capturing the Spirit
Initiatives that embody the spirit and soul of the Stanford student community.
Efforts that have inspired innovation through programs, publications or other activities.
Collaborative efforts that seek to create understanding and dialogue.
Advisor of the Year - NEW THIS YEAR
An advisor who has gone above and beyond to support a student organization.
Critera for Student Organization Nominations
Criteria for Advisor
Nominations are now closed for the 2016-2017 academic year. Check back Spring 2017 for 2016-2017 nominatoin forms.
Awarded to individual students by the Dean of Student Life and Vice Provost for Student Affairs
May 2015: Students pose with James Lyons at the awards dinner held in their honor at the Stanford Faculty Club
Photo by Joy Leighton/Student Affairs
To recognize and honor current students of the Stanford community for service and contributions made through a variety of departments, teams, clubs, residences and community projects on and off-campus.
Service contributions that are above the normal level of dedication, in areas or situations of extraordinary need, and that result in substantial positive change.
Nominations are now closed for the 2015-2016 academic year. Check back in Winter Quarter 2017 for 2016-2017 forms.
Congratulations to the 2016 Jim Lyons recipients
A dinner will be held in thier honor on Wednesday, May 25 at the Stanford Faculty Club where the awards wil be given. Jim Lyons, former dean of Student Life and award namesake, Chris Griffith, the dean of Student Life, as well as Greg Boardman, vice provost for Student Affairs, will speak to thank the students for their leadership and service to the community.