Susan Flinkingshelt Student Association Service Award
Awarded each year to the American Studies major or minor judged by the American Studies faculty to have made the greatest contribution during that year to the success of the American Studies Student Association. A permanent plaque with the names of all award winners is on display on the 4th floor of University Hall.
This award is named in memory of Susan Flinkingshelt, an American Studies major who was killed in a tragic accident in November 1992. Susan, who graduated in 1989, was a very active member of the Student Association during her undergraduate years and in spring 1989 received the department's scholarship award, the Vaca Scholarship.