Individual, group achievements recognized at Chancellor’s Ball

May 1, 2023
Two students stand facing each other. They are holding a trophy.

Celebrating our students' courage and boldness! Attendees joined us to celebrate and recognize the outstanding student leaders, student organizations and student organization advisors of PNW.

Several Purdue University Northwest (PNW) students and student organizations were honored for their accomplishments during the 2022-23 academic year during the inaugural Chancellor’s Ball event.

The Chancellor’s Ball, recognizing the Heart of the Pride, served to praise student courage and boldness in going above and beyond to Power Onward at PNW.

Standout undergraduate and graduate students and their organizations were nominated by campus peers to the Office of Student Life. A selection committee comprised of members from offices of Admissions, Dean of Students, Student Life, and the Honors College chose the award recipients.

Students and student organizations were honored in seven different categories.

The Recognized Award Recipients Include

  • Student Organization of the Year: Women in Business
  • School Spirit Award: Mary Buksa
  • “Comeback Kid” Award: Hospitality and Tourism Club
  • “I’m Powering Onward” Award: Mya Bell
  • Student Organization Advisor of the Year: Paola Miranda
  • Student Organization Leader of the Year: Mary Buksa