James W. Lyons Award

Awarded to individual students by the Dean of Student Life and Vice Provost for Student Affairs


Student pose with Jim Lyons at the Faculty Club.
May 2014: Students pose with James Lyons at the awards dinner held in their honor at the Stanford Faculty Club

 

Purpose
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

Criteria
Service contributions that are above the normal level of dedication, in areas or situations of extraordinary need, and that result in substantial positive change.

Recipients of the James W. Lyons Award


Nominate a Student for the Lyons Award
Accepting nominations until April 22 (extended deadline)
 

Congratulations to the 2014 Lyons Award Recipients
Ann Tess Bendersky Atura
​Sandra N. Kjono
Hunter Craig Kodama
Timothy Huang
Dominique Aisha Mikell
Jared Naimark
​Tessa Eva Ormenyi
Karen Powroznik

A dinner was held in their honor on May 29 at the Stanford Faculty Club where the awards were 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, spoke to thank the students for their leadership and service to the community. 
 

SAL Campus Impact Award

Awarded to voluntary student organizations by the office of Student Activities and Leadership


Challah for Hunger students receiving awardAATP students receiving award
May 2014: Left: Students representing Challah for Hunger receive their award as nominator, Heather Paul, speaks. Right: Students representing Asian American Theater Project (AATP) receiving their award from Snehal Naik of SAL and nominator Cindy Ng.

 

Purpose
To recognize and honor student organizations for great service contributions to the Stanford community in one of the following categories

There are four awards:

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

Inspiring Innovation
Efforts that have inspired innovation through programs, publications, or other activities

Building Bridges
Collaborative efforts that seek to create understanding and dialog


Recipients of the SAL Campus Impact Award


Nominate a Student Organization for a SAL Impact Award
Accepting nominations until April 30
 


Congratulations to the 2014 SAL Impact Award recipients

Kids With Dreams 
for Leaving a Legacy

Challah for Hunger
for Capturing the Spirit 

MINT Magazine 
for Inspiring Innovation

Asian American Theater Project
for Building Bridges 

A reception was held in the student organization's honor on May 30 at the Arrillaga Alumni Center Palm Court where the awards were given. Nanci Howe, Associate Dean and Director of Student Activities and Leadership, as well as Greg Boardman, Vice Provost for Student Affairs, spoke to thank the organizations for their leadership and service to the community. 

 


For more information, contact the Dean of Student Life or SAL office at 650.723.2733.

The award committee for the James W. Lyons Award and SAL Impact Awards is led by
Rachel Aumann, Assistant Dean of Student Life and Ankita Rakhe, Assistant Director of Student Activities and Leadership