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Division of Student Development

"1870" Award

Nominate someone for an "1870" Award

Loyola University Chicago was founded in 1870. Since that time, it has developed into a vibrant, exciting, and world renowned university. Just as the University grew and developed, so does every student entering its doors. The University encourages every entering student to make the most of their first year and has developed guidelines for doing that in “The Loyola Experience: The Four-Year Plan for Student Transformation.”

The “1870” Award seeks to identify a first year student who has exemplified the Year One Goals of The Loyola Experience. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the achievement of these first-year goals:

 

"1870" Award Criteria & Selection Process

 

Rubrics for "1870" Award
  1 2 3 4 Additional Comments
1.  Develops the habits necessary to engage in challenging intellectual work. No or very limited illustration or mention of having developed appropriate study habits. Moderate illustration of having developed appropriate study habits. More extensive illustration of having development study habits, with one or two examples. Extensive illustration of having developed study habits, with multiple examples.  
2.  Participation in class and extracurricular activities. No or very limited illustration or mention of participation in class or extracurricular activities. Moderate illustration of participation in class and extracurricular activities. More extensive illustration of having participated in class and extracurricular activities, with one or two examples. Extensive illustration of having participated in class and extracurricular activities, with multiple examples.  
3.  Build relationships and develop support group with other students, mentors, staff, and faculty members. No or very limited illustration or mention of having developed relationships or support group. Moderate illustration of having developed relationships or support group. More extensive illustration of having developed relationships or support group, with one or two examples. Extensive illustration of having developed relationships or support group, with multiple examples.  
4.  Formulate an integrated curricular and co-curricular plan. No or very limited illustration or mention of having formulated an integrated curricular and co-curricular plan. Moderate illustration of having formulated an integrated curricular and co-curricular plan. More extensive illustration of having formulated an integrated curricular and co-curricular plan, with one or two examples. Extensive illustration of having formulated an integrated curricular and co-curricular plan, with multiple examples.  
5.  Illustrate knowledge and understanding of the mission and core values that form the Loyola identity. No or very limited illustration or mention of having developed knowledge and understanding of Loyola mission and core values. Moderate illustration of having developed knowledge and understanding of Loyola mission and core values. More extensive illustration of having developed knowledge and understanding of Loyola mission and core values, with one or two examples. Extensive illustration of having developed knowledge and understanding of Loyola mission and core values, with multiple examples.  

 

Questions? Please contact ExcellenceAwards@luc.edu or 773-508-8840.

 

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