OWLIE Awards


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Dean’s Council – OWLIE Awards

What are the OWLIEs?

Outstanding Worthy Leaders Involved Exceptionally

The JSOM “OWLIE” Award stands for Outstanding, Worthy Leaders, Involved Exceptionally. This annual award event provides a unique platform to recognize students, faculty, staff, mentors and alumni for their exceptional service on behalf of the Naveen Jindal School of Management. Without exception, the OWLIE winners have positively influenced faculty, staff, students, employers and the community at-large.

Since the inception of the OWLIE in spring 2015, the annual event has quickly become a revered spring tradition for the Jindal School of Management.While the OWLIEs are hosted by the Dean’s Council, council members are not considered as potential winners for any of the awards other than the Super OWLIE which is given to one undergraduate and one graduate Dean’s Council member. Potential OWLIE recipients are nominated by students, faculty, program directors and JSOM student organization advisors. The finalists are determined by the Undergraduate and Graduate Dean Council. The process to determine the finalists is a blind process removing student identity from consideration.Previous OWLIE winners are ineligible.

OWLIE winners are determined by a vote of the JSOM faculty and staff, eight representatives of more than 50 JSOM student organizations and the undergraduate and graduate members of the Dean’s Council.

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This award recognizes BOTH AN UNDERGRADUATE and GRADUATE STUDENT who demonstrates the qualities of a CEO. This individual should also demonstrate the drive, determination and mindset of a CEO and has an excellent entrepreneurial spirit.

This award recognizes both an undergraduate and graduate student who has demonstrated excellence in mentoring, encouraging and promoting the educational, professional, and personal development of JSOM students.

To recognize both UNDERGRADUATE and GRADUATE STUDENT in JSOM who has won hearts through their selfless acts of service to others and/or their community.

This award is presented to a faculty member for excellence in teaching, advising, mentoring, and/or supporting students. This individual contributes to the enhancement of the learning experience for students in JSOM. An UNDERGRADUATE, GRADUATE and PhD faculty member will be recognized.

This award is presented to a current UNDERGRADUATE, GRADUATE and PhD student who is considered an all-round excellent example of excellence in JSOM. They are excellent students, confident leaders and actively engaged in the life of the school.

The award is presented to a JSOM staff member for excellence in advising, assisting and supporting students. This staff member contributes to the enhancement of the overall experience for the student in JSOM.

This award is presented to a JSOM alumnus who has distinguished themselves through excellence in supporting JSOM students.

This award is presented to a current UNDERGRADUATE and GRADUATE student who is a leader of JSOM student organization and has provided exemplary leadership to the member students of that organization and had a positive impact on them, benefiting JSOM at large.

This award recognizes the JSOM student organization that has made a significant contribution to the school and student body through service, programs, and activities.

The nominations for the Student Organization, will be submitted by the faculty advisor of that organization. If you think an organization deserves an award, please submit all the accomplishments and other details as required, to the faculty advisor of that organization.

Nominated employer must have posted positions in the Jindal School, hired students for both internships and final placement positions, and helped to support the professional development of students. Employers meeting these criteria will be identified by the Jindal School of Management Career Center and provided to the Nominations committee.

Nominee must be active member of the Dean’s Council in the Jindal School providing leadership and support for all the activities of the council. Both an undergraduate and graduate member will be recognized.

The JSOM Dean’s Council is seeking talented individuals for the OWLIE Awards. Please submit the form below to be considered as a feature artist for the 2019 OWLIE Awards. Additional details can be found within the online form.

Outstanding Worthy Leaders Involved Exceptionally

The JSOM “OWLIE” Award stands for Outstanding, Worthy Leaders, Involved Exceptionally. This annual award event provides a unique platform to recognize students, faculty, staff, mentors and alumni for their exceptional service on behalf the Naveen Jindal School of Management. Without exception the OWLIE winners have positively influenced the lives of their friends, students, peers, professors, co-workers and the community at-large.

Nominations for the OWLIE’s are sought each spring from faculty, staff and both undergraduate and graduate students. Since the inception of the OWLIES in spring 2015, the annual event has quickly become a revered tradition for the Jindal School of Management.

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2019 OWLIE Awards Ceremony

April 10, 2019
4 p.m.
Davidson Auditorium

Below are the OWLIE WINNERS since its inception.

2019 Winners 2018 Winners 2017 Winners 2016 Winners 2015 Winners
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