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YoUDee Award winners

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University Student Centers honor outstanding efforts on campus

The University Student Centers (USC) hosted the 14th annual YoUDee Leadership Awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 11, in the Trabant University Center’s Multipurpose Room in recognition of outstanding efforts on campus.

Awards presented at this year’s ceremony celebrated exemplary University of Delaware student leaders, groups and events, as well as a variety of achievements through the Bernie Coslar Award for Service and the Grossman Memorial Award for dedication to campus-wide co-curricular programming.

This year, USC staff also presented their business administrator, Shirley Becker, with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Becker will retire in September after more than 40 years with the University Student Centers.

The 2016 YoUDee Award recipients are as follows:

Bernie Coslar Award: Capt. Vince Shipman and Lt. Bobby Simpson of University of Delaware Police

Grossman Award: Attalie Carnavali, 91.3FM WVUD, and Craig Levergood, Student Centers Programming Advisory Board (SCPAB)

Lifetime Achievement Award: Shirley Becker

Blue Hen Leadership Program Senior Awards: Daniel Auerbach and Erin Lynch

Blue Hen Leadership Program Model the Way Awards: Georgia Di Matteo, Mackenzie Perkett and Matthew Selba

Outstanding Greek Treasurer: Stevie Lynn Angiolillo, Alpha Phi, and Geneva Russel, Panhellenic Council

Outstanding RSO Treasurer: Nicolette Kothe, Alpha Phi Omega Co-Ed Service Fraternity

Outstanding RSO Adviser: Iris Busch, German Club

Outstanding Greek Adviser: Sharon Richardson, Alpha Xi Delta

Outstanding New RSO: Sew Baby Sew

Outstanding Website by a Greek Organization: Alpha Phi

Outstanding Use of Social Media by a Greek Organization: Delta Gamma

Outstanding Website by an RSO: SCPAB

Outstanding Use of Social Media by an RSO: Canine Companions for Independence

Outstanding Use of StUDent Central: 91.3FM WVUD

Best Marketing Photo from a Greek Organization: Alpha Phi Alpha

Best Group Photo from a Greek Organization: Alpha Phi

Best Candid Photo from an RSO: Canine Companions for Independence

Best Group Photo from an RSO: Delaware Dance Fever

Outstanding USC Event Services Associate: Megan Young

Outstanding USC Event Services Technician: Joey Lopes

Outstanding USC Event Services Building Manager: Rachel Boedeker

Outstanding USC Event Services Customer Service: Erik Spence

Greek CAP Performance, National Interfraternal Council: Sigma Phi Epsilon

Greek CAP Performance, Multicultural Greek Congress: Lambda Theta Alpha

Greek CAP Performance, National Panhellenic Council: Kappa Alpha Theta

Greek CAP Performance, Special Interest Greek Council: Alpha Kappa Psi

Outstanding Greek Chapter Leader: Dante Osbourne, Lambda Chi Alpha, and Megan Aidoo, Lambda Theta Alpha

Outstanding Greek Community Leader: Kimani DeShields-Williams, Delta Sigma Theta, and Margaret Mary Rilling, Kappa Alpha Theta

Outstanding RSO Lecture Program: Multicultural Greek Congress' "All We Do is Step, Stroll, Salute and Party?! What is a Black and Multicultural Greek Organization?"

Outstanding RSO Film Program: Men's Action Network's The Mask You Live In film and discussion panel

Outstanding RSO Speaker Program: SCPAB's Humans of New York event with Brandon Stanton

Outstanding RSO Cultural Program: Delaware African Student Association's 2015 Snapshot of Africa: Africa Unveiled

Outstanding RSO Social Justice Program: Harrington Theatre Arts Company's The Wild Party

Outstanding RSO Large Scale Concert: Cultural Programming Advisory Board's Spring Concert 2015

Outstanding RSO Small Scale Concert: Gospel Choir's Cafe Soul

Outstanding RSO Collaborative Program: MelUDees' DelAc A Cappella Festival

Outstanding RSO Political Program: Haven's Brian Sims event

UDance Award for Outstanding RSO Philanthropy Program: Alpha Phi Omega's Coffeehouse for Cool Kids

Outstanding Greek Educational Program: Alpha Gamma Rho's Farmland Screening and Panel Discussion

Outstanding Greek Philanthropy Program: Alpha Phi's Red Dress Gala

Outstanding Greek Social Justice Program: Delta Sigma Theta's Understanding the Unfamiliar: Refugee Resettlement

Outstanding RSO Achievement: Alpha Phi Omega

Outstanding RSO GPA Leader: Vinayak Rajendran, Assistive Medical Technologies

Outstanding RSO Leader: Emma Zuckerman, Synergy Fashion Group

Outstanding RSO Delawarean Leader: Seraphina Cromwell, Delaware African Student Association

More photos from the event can be found on the Student Events Facebook page

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