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Damen Student Organization Award

Nominate someone for a Damen Student Organization Award

The Damen Award is named for Loyola University Chicago's founder, Arnold Damen, S.J. It seeks to honor student organizations that, throughout the year, have been a true source of inspiration and leadership to the Loyola community by committing themselves to Jesuit ideals. These organizations have fostered and encouraged individuals to lead with spirit, motivation and purpose.

 

Damen Student Organization Award Criteria & Selection Process

 

Jesuit Ideals

  • Commitment to excellence.
  • Faith in God and the religious experience.
  • Service that promotes justice.
  • Values-based leadership.
  • Global awareness.

For more information on Jesuit Ideals, please see The Value of a Jesuit Education.

 

Rubrics for Damen Student Organization Awards
  1- Limited 2- Moderate 3- Extensive 4- Excellent
Source of Inspiration to the Loyola Community (Institutional Pride & Community Building) Inconsistent demonstration institutional pride. Moderate encouragement of institutional pride or community building. Fosters a sense of institutional pride and community building. Fosters a sense of institutional pride and community building and encourages other organizations to do the same.
Source of Leadership to the Loyola Community (Role Modeling) Limited demonstrated of leadership/ role modeling within the Loyola community. Some ability to articulate what leadership in Loyola community means, but does not consistently model leadership. Consistently demonstrates leadership abilities in the Loyola community. Consistent source of leadership in Loyola community and partners with other organizations in developing opportunities.
Advancement of Loyola's Mission

Limited demonstration of advancing Loyola’s mission through programs, activities, and/ or services.

Moderate demonstration of advancing Loyola’s mission through programs, activities, and/ or services. Extensive demonstration of advancing Loyola’s mission through programs, activities, and/ or services. Consistent and in-depth demonstration of advancing Loyola’s mission through programs, activities, and services, and partners with other organizations or community members.

 

Questions? Please contact ExcellenceAwards@luc.edu or 312-915-6233.

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