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USD Celebrates Student Organizations' Success

The University of San Diego’s Associated Students and the Student Leadership Involvement and Changemaking co-hosted a program on April 23 that combined a celebration for successful 2017-18 student organizations along with an informative conference to help organizations learn more and continue to thrive.

Student Orgs Awards,Conference

Called Student Orgs Awards to Conference, the event in the Student Life Pavilion’s third-floor courtyard area began with dinner and then issuing awards in six different categories.

Award winners announced were: Emerging New Member Award — Mayamiko Matabwa, African Student Union; New and Emerging Organization Award — USD Pataka; Excellence in Inclusion Award — International Student Organization; Torero Spirit Award – Humanitarian Society; Advisor of the Year Award — Alejandrx Cervantes, Filipino Ugnayan Student Organization (FUSO); and Outstanding Student Leader Award – Mallory Banner, Torero Dance Marathon.

The student organizations conference followed, giving USD a chance to attend sessions that enabled them to learn more about the Associated Students Budget Committee (ASBC), event planning, professional development opportunities and more.