It’s time to nominate people for ASK honors!

13 October, 2021

Initiatives for nominations for honors, Cor-house medals and honorary degrees as well as honorary membership are submitted in writing signed by at least five (5) persons to the honors committee. The honors committee decides if the proposal is approved. A person can not suggest themselves.

This year, people can be nominated for the following honors:

Honors in bronze
Bronze honors can be awarded to student union members or Arcada staff who have actively participated in ASK’s activities and promoted the student union’s purpose.

Honors in silver
Honors can be awarded to members, former members or Arcada’s staff who have actively participated in ASK’s activities and promoted the student union’s purpose.

Honors in gold
Honors in gold can be awarded to a person who has honors in silver and for several years has actively participated in ASK’s operations and promoted ASK’s purpose.

Cor-house medal
The Cor-house medal can be awarded to a member or former member who has actively helped with ASK’s activities inside and outside the Cor-house.

ASK shooting star
ASK shooting star is an honorary award given to a person who is relatively new to ASK’s operations and who has strongly promoted ASK’s purpose or made a positive contribution to ASK during the past year. ASK shooting stars can only be awarded to ASK members. The purpose is to reward the efforts the person has made in capacity by a member of ASK’s committee and other positions of trust

Pro ASK
Pro ASK is an honorary award given to a person or body that has strongly promoted and supported ASK’s purpose. This person or body does not have to be a member of ASK.

Pro Cor
Pro Cor is an honorary award given to a person or body that has strongly promoted and supported the activities in the Cor-house. This person or body does not have to be a member of ASK.

Honorary member
The honorary member must have supported ASK in a way that ensured the continuity of the activity. Even outside
persons may be appointed honorary members. The person must have been graduated for at least five (5) years. The election of an honorary member must be considered with the utmost care and choice of honorary member only occurs if there is a person who is considered worthy of the award.


Nominations can be submitted in person to the post box outside ASKs office or electronically via email to the chairperson of the honorary committee Fredrik Grønstrand at fredrik.gronstrand@arcada.fi. Nominations can be submitted from 14.10.2021 but must be submitted before 5th of November 2021 at 12.00. Please note that the nomination requires five signatures to be approved.

Honors are announced and handed out during ASK XXVI Annual Ball on November 13, 2021.