December 15, 2022

Student Affairs & Services Awards Ceremony: an appreciation night for our endeared sparkling gems

December 15, 2022

Nearly 130 Fulbright’s dedicated work-study students and club executives who have made significant contributions and achievements in the past academic year 2021-2022 were treated to a dazzling “Student Affairs & Services Awards” ceremony last Friday.

Made possible by an array of Student Affairs and Services offices, the ceremony announced the winners of its 14 awards named after sparkling gems. From Opal, Emerald, Aquamarine to Ruby, the awards had called for its nominees and votes among the Fulbright community from November 17 to 28. During the ceremony, as each award found its owners, the audience got the chance to look back at the challenging year as snippets of proud moments where full of love and compassion were displayed.

There were four Work-Study Awards:

💎The Opal Award went to 4 Student Engagement best work-study students who were engaged, enthusiastic and always filled with ideas: Lê Thảo Tường Vy (Co24), Nguyễn Việt Hà (Co24), Nguyễn Minh Phú (Co25), and Nguyễn Phan Việt Hằng (Co24).

Nguyễn Phan Việt Hằng (Co24) received The Opal Award

Nguyễn Việt Hà (Co24) received The Opal Award

Nguyễn Minh Phú (Co25) received The Opal Award

Lê Thảo Tường Vy (Co24) received The Opal Award

💎The Emerald Award went to 3 Student Residential Assistants who were not only friendly and loving, but have also been showing a strong sense of responsibility: Lê Đoàn Phương Nhi (Co23), Vũ Mai Anh (Co23), and Nguyễn Đỗ Nguyễn (Co23).

Lê Đoàn Phương Nhi (Co23) received The Emerald Award

Vũ Mai Anh (Co23) received The Emerald Award

Nguyễn Đỗ Nguyễn (Co23) received The Emerald Award

💎The Aquamarine Award went to the Wellness Ambassador of the Year who has showed sympathy, and brought healing energy as much as peace to every room: Nguyễn Thị Hoài Thương (Co24)

Nguyễn Thị Hoài Thương (Co24) received The Aquamarine Award

💎The Iolite Award went to the most dedicated Student Experience work-study student of the year who was intuitive, visionary and empathetic: Nguyễn Đắc Hoàng (Co25)

Nguyễn Đắc Hoàng (Co25) received The Iolite Award

There were five Student Clubs Awards:

✨The Hermatit Award went to the biggest star player of the year: Trương Ngọc Long (Co23) from Fulbright Ultimate Club

Trương Ngọc Long (Co23) – (Fulbright Ultimate Club) received The Hermatit Award

✨The Pietersite Award went to the most influential sports club of the year: Fulbright Running Club

Fulbright Running Club received The Pietersite Award

✨The Ruby Award went to the 3 most Excellent Club Presidents of the year: Nguyễn Lâm Thu An (Co23) from Fulbright CIDO, Nguyễn Đỗ Nguyễn (Co23) from Fulbright Theater, and Nguyễn Khoa Nguyên (Co23) from The Luminous

Nguyễn Khoa Nguyên (Co23) – The Luminous received The Ruby Award (Hồ Quang Vinh – Co25 received on Nguyên’s behalf)

Nguyễn Lâm Thu An (Co23) – Fulbright CIDO received The Ruby Award

Nguyễn Đỗ Nguyễn (Co23) – Fulbright Theater received The Ruby Award

✨The Carnelian Award went to the 3 best club events of the year: Trivia Night (Fulbright STEM Club), Vietnam Universities Debating Championship 2022 (Fulbright Debate Club), and LGBTea Party (FulPRIDE and Alliance)

The Sodalite Award went to the 2 most popular clubs of the year: Fulbright CIDO and Fulbright Event Hub.

In between award sessions, there were a number of stunning in-house performances delivered by Fulbright Music Club, The Luminous and Fulbright Theater rising stars. Eventually, the very first Student Affairs & Services Awards Ceremony culminated with the vibrant presence of Tiên Tiên – an extremely multi-talented artist in the Vietnamese pop world, which filled the auditorium with an energetic mood.
The ceremony hopes to become a tradition that will be held annually to recognize outstanding accomplishments among our beloved Fulbright community.
Congratulations and keep up the good work, Fulbrighters!


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