Bentley SPEak Awards

Advisor of the Year

SP&E's Advisor of the Year Award seeks to recognize a faculty or staff member who has gone above and beyond in fostering the growth and development of a student organization. Nominees demonstrate an understanding of SP&E policies, a commitment to mentorship and student advocacy, and play a critical role in the success of the student organization.

Nominees

Kiana Pierre Louis

  • Black United Body, Caribbean Ancestry Student Association, Ski & Snowboard

Keriann McDonough

  • Alpha Phi Omega

  • 2019 Winner

Chapter of the Year

The FSL community at Bentley holds itself to eight core values: community, brotherhood & sisterhood, leadership, integrity, respect, personal growth, scholarship, and philanthropy.

SP&E's Chapter of the Year Award recognizes a fraternity or sorority that has gone above and beyond in building relationships, demonstrating excellence, making an impact, and living out these core values. 

Nominees
  • Alpha Phi

  • Gamma Phi Beta

  • Kappa Delta

  • Phi Sigma Sigma

    • 2019, 2018, 2017 winner

  • Sigma Gamma Delta

  • Kappa Sigma

Program of the Year

SP&E's Program of the Year Award seeks to recognize a program that has provided the Bentley community with a unique opportunity for meaningful engagement--authentic connection with others, the chance for students to live out their passion, and the fostering of belonging on campus. Additionally, nominees demonstrate a commitment to connecting to and living out the mission of the student organization.

Nominees
  • Diwali (South Asian Student Association)

  • Phi Sig’s Most Wanted (Phi Sigma Sigma)

  • Phi Sig Madness won in 2016

  • Alpha Phield Day (Alpha Phi)

  • Frat Classic (InterFraternity Council)

  • Bridging the Gap (Black United Body and Fraternity & Sorority Life)

  • BUB Fashion Show won 2019

  • Africana Student Association Gala

  • Black 2 Business (BUB)

  • Virtual Relay for Life (CAC)

Student Leader of the Year

SP&E aims to empower and support students in maximizing their ROI--return on involvement. Return on involvement is the product of engagement in programs, leadership experiences, and SP&E's support in a student's learning journey. 

The Student Leader of the Year award seeks to recognize a student leader who has maximized their ROI and gone above and beyond in developing competencies that enhance their ability to positively impact the campus community and Bentley student experience. Nominees have demonstrated a commitment to bringing students together and positioned themselves to be change agents at Bentley and beyond.

Nominees
  • Fabiola Falaise (2020)--Allocation & Internal Audit Committee

  • Allison Coon (2020)--Phi Sigma Sigma, Orientation

  • Katelyn Petronack (2021)--Kappa Delta, Junior Class Cab, Orientation

  • Vinny Sarnelli (2021)--Greek Activities Council, Sigma Gamma Delta

  • Krystal Williams (2020)--Building Manager, Black United Body, MCC Mentor

  • Thomas Gray (2020)--InterFraternity Council, Alpha Epsilon Pi

  • Gabby Casalino (2020)--Softball, Senior Class Cabinet, Falcon Society, Orientation

  • Jinny Choi (2020)--Orientation, Korean Student Association, Building Manager, Delta Sigma Pi, Alpha Phi Omega

  • Nikhil Kararne (2020)--South Asian Student Association

  • Michael Beaudoin (2021)--Campus Activities Board, Junior Class Cabinet

  • Rachel Linehan (2020)--Relay for Life, Senior Class Cabinet

Student Organization of the Year

SP&E's Organization of the Year Award seeks to recognize a student organization that has gone above and beyond in driving SP&E's engagement outcomes: student participation, student satisfaction, and sense of belonging – through their various efforts throughout the year. Nominees have excelled in providing Bentley students with the ability to attend meaningful programs and take advantage of transformational opportunities for membership and involvement. They have met the needs and wants of the student body while playing an active role in what involvement opportunities are available and they have fostered an environment where students feel that their identities and values are reflected and supported in a way that meaningfully connects them to the community. Additionally, this organization has provided experiences that align with the Division of Student Affairs' experiential learning competencies: critical thinking, ethical reasoning, problem solving, identity awareness, resilience, wellbeing, work ethic, community engagement, dialogue, leadership, and teamwork. Nominees should have positively impacted both the campus community and Bentley student experience as a whole.

Nominees
  • Allocation & Internal Audit Committee

  • Africana Student Association

  • 2019 Winners

  • Colleges Against Cancer

  • Campus Activities Board

  • Black United Body

  • Bentley Equestrian Team

  • South Asian Student Association

Student Equity and Inclusion Award

SP&E's Student Equity & Inclusion Award seeks to recognize a student who has gone above and beyond in advocating for equity & inclusion on campus through their involvement. This advocacy may include but is not limited to: mentorship, creating spaces for conversations across difference, organizing opportunities to educate the community about issues of equity & inclusion. Additionally, this student has demonstrated a commitment to learning about different social identities and the ways in which they impact various experiences.

Nominees
  • Krystal Williams (2020)

  • Kayla Bellody (2021)

Organization Equity and Inclusion Award

SP&E's Organization Equity & Inclusion Award seeks to recognize a student organization that has gone above and beyond in advocating for equity & inclusion on campus. This advocacy may include but is not limited to: mentorship, creating spaces for conversations across difference, organizing opportunities to educate the community about issues of equity & inclusion. Additionally, this organization has demonstrated a commitment to encouraging others to learn about different social identities and the ways in which they impact various experiences.

Nominees
  • ISA

  • CAB

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