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Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs


Diversity Awards Celebration

The Department of Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is honored and excited to organize the 9th 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.

2013 Nominations

In order to make this annual event a success, we need your participation. We would like your assistance in nominating candidates for this special and important recognition event. Please submit all nominations by Friday, March 1, 2013 at 4:30 P.M.We look forward to receiving your nominations!

To nominate someone you know, please fill out our Diversity Awards Nomination Form

2013 Reception Information

The awards will be presented on Friday, April 19 from 4:00-5:30 P.M. in the Arnold J. Damen, S.J. Student Center, Multipurpose room at Lake Shore campus. 


2012 Diversity Awards Recipients

Community and Solidarity Award

Emerging Leader Award
Andrew Gaillerdetz

Transformative Education Award 
John Dugan

Motivational Member Award
Nia Lewis

Lifelong Commitment to Justice Award
Jyrell Keys

Father Arrupe Award
Daviree Velazquez

Social Justice in Action Award
Yvette Ssempijja

Set the World on Fire Award
Joy Conway

For more information about this event or for special accommodations, please contact Gabriela Ortiz at 773-508-3909 or at

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