Founder’s Dinner 2018
2018 alumni award recipients
The Damen Award, the Coffey Award, and the Felice Award are given at Founders’ Dinner each year to alumni who have shown exemplary leadership in the community, accomplishments in industry, and service to others--all in the spirit of magis and reflecting well on the Jesuit, Catholic education they received at Loyola University Chicago.
Coffey, Damen, and Felice award winners were recognized onstage by President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD (far right) and Interim Provost and Chief Academic Officer Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN (far left).
Named for Loyola University Chicago’s primary founder, Arnold J. Damen, S.J., this award is granted to an alumnus(a) from each of Loyola’s schools and colleges. It recognizes the qualities of leadership in industry, leadership in the community, and service to others.
Named for M. Justitia Coffey, BVM, the first president of Mundelein College, this award honors an alumna for her leadership in the community, accomplishments in industry, and service to others.
Named after the founding director of the John Felice Rome Center, this award is given to a JFRC alumnus(a) who has shown exemplary leadership in business, the community, and support to the Rome Center.