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Intercultural Life Awards

The Annual Awards Banquet

The Office of Intercultural life is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the Intercultural Life Annual Awards to be presented at the Banquet. The Annual Awards Banquet recognizes student leadership, involvement and organization programing that speak to multiculturalism, diversity and inclusion outside of the classroom. Students who have excelled in academics and various fields are also recognized at the Banquet. We encourage everyone to pause and think of all your peers who have made a difference in fulfilling the above criteria-leadership, involvement and organization programing.

Students Must RSVP to for the Banquet by Friday, April 19.

Intercultural Life Annual Awards Banquet Frequently Asked Questions

What is the banquet for?

The Intercultural Life Annual Awards Banquet recognizes and honors students, Intercultural life student organizations, co-sponsors, and affiliates for their outstanding leadership and involvement in multiculturalism, inclusion, and diversity on campus. It is also a time to recognize Intercultural life students who have excelled academically or in other areas through athletic and other talents during their Monmouth College life.

When is the banquet?
Friday, April 26

What is the theme this year?


What time does check in begin?

What time does the ceremony begin?

Who can attend the ceremony?
Intercultural Life students who have participated programming all year longs. Students who have been nominated and those who nominate, as well as students in intercultural Life clubs and organizations, and faculty/ staff advisors are all invited to attend with an RSVP to

What should I wear?

The dress is semi-formal/ formal based off of the theme.

Where will the ceremony take place?

Stockdale Center, Highlander Room

How long will the ceremony run?
Approximately 1.5-5 hours (including the after party)

Will dinner be provided at this event?
A buffet style dinner will be provided.

Does it cost money to attend?

Why should I attend the ceremony?
Attending the ceremony will allow you the opportunity to learn about other students and student organizations’ participation and their impact on intercultural life in particular and Monmouth College life in general.

I was nominated, what do I have to do now?
You will be sent an invitation to the ceremony via email to Please make sure that you RSVP by Friday, April 20 to let us know if you are attending.

Nomination Process

To nominate a student or organization (self-nominations are accepted):

  • Review the award criteria.
  • Complete the nomination form and attach a paragraph that speaks to the nominee’s (individual or organization) qualifications for the award
  • Make sure to submit by Monday, April 15 at 5:00pm.

Recipients will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 26 in the Highlander Room. Check in begins at 5:00pm in Stockdale lobby. Doors close at 6:00pm. 

Please direct any questions to or 309-457-2428 or 309-457-2241