Outstanding Advocate for First-Year Students
The Outstanding Advocate for First-Year Students(faculty or staff )award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the academic and/or personal lives of first-year students.
Beth Eckelkammp (2017)
Derrick Freeman (2016)
Ryan Krull (2015)
Shining Star Award
Shining Star Award (first year student) is presented to a first year student(s) that has shown leadership, outstanding service, involvement on campus, academic achievement, and who are committed to serving the university community. *First year student is defined as a first time freshman or transfer student who has completed their first two semesters at UMSL.
Heather Lange (2017)
Hunter Hebron (2016) & Madison Bick (2016)
Rodney Whitney (2015)
FYE Peer Leader
The FYE Peer Leader of the Year (upperclassman)award recognizes a peer leader or mentor who works in harmony with his or her FYE course participants, instructors and/or is someone who provides and enhances the UMSL experience for new students, while engaging students in the overall University community and serving as a positive role model.
Chris Mathes (2017) & Lindsey Rodgers (2017)
Austin Culbertson (2016) & Kristin Wyninegar (2016)
Courtney Dorris (2015)