Committee on Student Members Student Chapter Awards

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2021 Award Winners

These awards were based on information in the 2020 Annual Reports.

Robert Ridgway Student Chapter Award Winner

This award is made annually to the single most outstanding Student Chapter:

  • California State University, Northridge

Ridgway Award Finalists

These Student Chapters were finalists for the Robert Ridgway Award:

  • California State University, Northridge
  • Vanderbilt University

Distinguished Chapter Awards

Awarded to the most outstanding Student Chapter in each Region:

  • Region 1: New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Region 2: University of Pittsburgh
  • Region 3: University of Cincinnati
  • Region 4: Vanderbilt University
  • Region 5: Florida Institute of Technology
  • Region 6: University of Texas at Tyler
  • Region 7: South Dakota State University
  • Region 8: Oregon State University
  • Region 9: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • Region 10: Lebanese American University

Certificates of Commendation

No more than 5% of Student Chapters are awarded Certificates of Commendation:

  • Beirut Arab University
  • California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • City College of New York, CUNY
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • Hohai University
  • University of Jordan
  • Louisiana State University and A&M College
  • Pennsylvania State University-University Park
  • San Diego State University
  • Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College
  • SRM Institute of Science and Technology
  • Trine University
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Western Kentucky University

Most Improved Award

This award is given to the Student Chapter with the largest positive change in scores over the previous year:

  • University of Iowa

Richard J. Scranton Outstanding Community Service Award

This award recognizes the student chapter demonstrating excellence in community service and global citizenship:

  • University of South Alabama

Honorable Mention

This award is given to the top third of Student Chapters, based on their Annual Report score: 

  • University of Alabama
  • American University in Beirut
  • American University of Ras Al Khaimah
  • An-Najah National University
  • University of Arizona
  • Universidad Autonoma Del Estado De Mexico
  • Benedictine College
  • Brigham Young University
  • University at Buffalo
  • California State University, Chico
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of Central Florida
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Dordt University
  • Drexel University
  • Escuela Politecnica Nacional
  • Fairmont State University
  • Florida A&M University-Florida State University
  • Florida International University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Gonzaga University
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • University of Iowa
  • Iowa State University
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Universite Laval
  • Lipscomb University
  • Mahendra Engineering College
  • Mahindra University
  • Manhattan College
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management & Engineering
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln at Omaha
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Universidad del Norte
  • Notre Dame University – Louaize
  • Old Dominion University
  • Oregon Institute of Technology
  • University of the Pacific
  • Portland State University
  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Rafik Hariri University
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Saint Joseph University
  • Saintgits College of Engineering
  • San Francisco State University
  • Siksha O Anusandhan University
  • University of South Alabama
  • Southeast University
  • Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • Stony Brook University
  • Temple University
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Tongji University
  • University of Utah
  • University of Virginia
  • VR Siddhartha Engineering College
  • University of Washington
  • William Jewell College
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • University of Wyoming