Loyola University Chicago

Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs

Student Life & Engagement

Diversity Awards Celebration

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The Department of Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is honored and excited to organize the 12th Annual Diversity Awards Recognition Ceremony. This ceremony is designed to highlight and showcase key Loyola University Chicago students, alumni, faculty, and staff members who have contributed to the success of our diverse student population academically, spiritually, culturally and professionally. It also highlights outstanding individuals who have committed themselves to embracing diversity and social justice at Loyola.

2017 Nomination Information

The Diversity Awards ceremony is part of the annual Loyola Weekend of Excellence which celebrates outstanding Ramblers from across our University. Nominations are now being accepted online at www.luc.edu/excellenceawards and will be EXTENDED due by 5pm CST, Friday, February 24, 2017. 

Here is a list of the award categories:

Emerging Leader Award (first or second year undergraduate student)

Father Arrupe Award (graduate assistant or research assistant)

Community and Solidarity Award (registered or sponsored student organization)

Motivational Member Award (member of a registered or sponsored student organization)

Lifelong Commitment to Social Justice Award (professional staff member)

Social Justice in Action Award (undergraduate student)

Transformative Education Award (faculty member)

Set the World on Fire Award (alumnus who is a Loyola faculty or staff member)

2017 Reception Information

The Awards reception will take place at the Lake Shore Campus on Friday, April 21, 2017. Nominees, their guests, and invited staff, faculty, and students will gather at the Damen Schmidt Multi-Purpose Room from 4-5:15 p.m.

For more information about this event or for accommodations, please contact Joe Saucedo or at jsaucedo4@luc.edu