James W. Lyons Award

Awarded to individual students by the Dean of Student Life

Lyons Award winners with James Lyons 2013May 2013: Students pose with James Lyons at the awards dinner held in their honor at the Stanford Faculty Club

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


  1. Service contributions that are above the normal level of dedication

  2. Service contributions that are in areas or situations of extraordinary need

  3. ​Service contributions that result in substantial positive change

Recipients of the James W. Lyons Award

Nomination Form    -    Deadline is extended through Sunday April 20, 2014


SAL Campus Impact Award*

Awarded to voluntary student organizations by the office of Student Activities and Leadership
*formerly called the Dean of Student Life Outstanding Achievement Award

LSJUMB students holding Dean's Award with Greg Boardman and Chris Griffith
May 2013: Students representing LSJUMB with their newly received Dean's Award along side Student Affairs staff Greg Boardman, Chris Griffith, Snehal Naik and Rachel Aumann

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

Nomination Form    -    Deadline is extended through Sunday April 20, 2014

Click here to submit a recommendation in support a student org's self-nomination


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For more information, call the Dean of Student Life or SAL office at 650.723.2733 
or contact Assistant Dean of Student Life, Rachel Aumann, at rvaumann @ stanford.edu