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Impact Awards Scoring Rubric

See below for examples of the scoring rubric utilized for each different Impact Award. All awards are measured on a nine-point grading scale.

Student Life Service Award

The Student Life Service Award is for Purdue alumni who have demonstrated a commitment to their community through the development of/or significant contributions to private or public programs that improve or enhance the quality of life for individuals, families and communities.

 

1.0

2.0

3.0

Professional Achievement (3.0)

Limited commitments to a variety of service organizations pertaining to job; no volunteer award(s) received related to service

Multiple commitments to a variety of service organizations pertaining to job; volunteer award(s) received related to service

Multiple long-term commitments to a variety of service organizations pertaining to job; volunteer award(s) received related to service, leadership role in service organizations or on boards

Contributions to Purdue and/or Purdue Community (1.5)

Participated in few campus activities and organizations while attending Purdue; little to no community involvement and/or university contributions involvement since graduation

Participated in many campus activities and organizations while attending Purdue; some community involvement and/or university contributions involvement since graduation

Participated in vast amount of campus activities and organizations while attending Purdue; large community involvement and/or university contributions involvement since graduation

Alumni Association and/or University Activity and Gifts (1.0)

Rarely attends Alumni Association and/or University events; not a regular donor

Sometimes attends Alumni Association and/or University events; regular donor

Regularly attends Alumni Association and/or University events; significant donor

Student Life Award for Outstanding Leadership

The Student Life Award for Outstanding Leadership is for Purdue alumni who have exceptional careers and shown long-term leadership within his/her chosen profession, or have shown noteworthy professional accomplishments that reflect favorably on his/her profession, Purdue University and society.

 

1.0

2.0

3.0

Professional Achievement (3.0)

Little to no career success and experience(s) with limited advancement and/or demonstration of knowledge and skills in selected field; no leadership

Some career success and experience(s) with advancement and/or demonstration of knowledge and skills in selected field; some leadership

Successful career experience(s) and reached pinnacle of knowledge and skills in selected field; holds leadership role(s) related to position

Awards and Recognition in Profession (3.0)

No awards and/or recognitions received by employer and other professional organizations related to a variety of projects, programs and service

A few examples of awards and/or recognitions received by employer and other professional organizations related to a variety of projects, programs and service

Multiple, diverse examples of awards and/or recognitions received by employer and other professional organizations related to a variety of projects, programs, and service

Alumni Association and/or University Activity (1.0)

Rarely attends Alumni Association and/or University events

Sometimes attends Alumni Association and/or University events

Regularly attends Alumni Association and/or University events

Student Life Distinguished Mentor Award

Student Life Distinguished Mentor Award winners can include non-alumni. The Distinguished Mentor Award honors and promotes the considerable efforts and accomplishments of individuals who consistently serve as effective mentors for students in areas within the Division of Student Life at Purdue.

 

1.0

2.0

3.0

Professional Achievement (3.0)

Limited career success and experience(s) with no leadership roles or advancement

Average career success and experience(s) with.some leadership or advancement potential

Extremely successful career with vast amount of experience(s); reached pinnacle of knowledge and skills in selected field; holds leadership role(s) related to position

Leadership and Mentoring Success (3.0)

Little to no accomplishments or effective peer mentoring within Student Life areas and/or career

Some accomplishments and/or effective peer mentoring within Student Life areas and/or career

Very accomplished with effective peer mentoring within Student Life areas and/or career

Student Life support and engagement level (3.0)

 

Limited support for and engagement with Student Life areas through time, talent and finances

Average support for and engagement with Student Life areas through time, talent and finances

Consistent support for and engagement with Student Life areas through time, talent and finances

Student Life Young Alumni Award

The Student Life Young Alumni Award is for Purdue alumni 35 or younger who have shown outstanding career development either through traditional channels or innovative approaches.

 

1.0

2.0

3.0

Professional Achievement (3.0)

Limited career success and experience(s) with no leadership roles or advancement

Average career success and experience(s) with leadership role or advancement potential

Extremely successful career with vast amount of experience(s); reached pinnacle of knowledge and skills in selected field; holds leadership role(s) related to position

Awards and Recognition in Profession (3.0)

Awards and recognitions listed are limited to those provided from one entity regarding one effort but are related to professional achievements and involvement

A few examples of awards and recognitions received by employer and other professional organizations related to a variety of projects, programs and service

Multiple, diverse examples of awards and recognitions received by employer and other professional organizations related to a variety of projects, programs and service

Alumni Association and/or University Activity and Gifts (1.0)

Rarely attends Alumni Association and/or University events; not a regular donor

Sometimes attends Alumni Association and/or University events; regular donor

Regularly attends Alumni Association and/or University events; significant donor