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Unity of Heart and Mind Award

Nominate someone for a Unity of Heart & Mind Award

The Unity of Heart & Mind Award is given to a student who is committed to unifying the joys of the heart with the intellectual and academic pursuits of the mind.  In the spirit of transformative, holistic education, this award recognizes a student who has actively engaged in the reflective process of vocational discernment to explore how to use their gifts and passions to address the world's needs.  The winner of this award will have demonstrated intentional involvement with their academic home (by establishing mentoring relationships, or pursuing activities such as undergraduate research), and committed to their personal development through engaging on campus and/ or in the community. 

Unity of Heart & Mind Award Criteria & Selection Process

 

Rubrics for Unity of Heart & Mind Award
  1- Limited 2- Moderate 3- Extensive 4- Excellent
Articulates personal values and discerns how one forms personal academic and professional goals.
Limited articulation of personal values and a limited evidence of discernment. Moderate articulation of personal values and evidence of discernment. Clear articulation of personal values and sustained involvement in activities that are aligned with personal, academic, and professional goals. Advanced articulation of personal values and assumes leadership roles in activities that are aligned with personal, academic, and professional goals.
Develops and nurtures mentoring relationships with members of the Loyola community. Limited demonstration of mentoring relationships with Loyola community members. Demonstration of mentoring relationship with 1-2 Loyola community members. Demonstration of in-depth mentoring relationship with 1-2 Loyola community members. Demonstration of in-depth mentoring relationship with more than 2 Loyola community members.
Deepens understanding of one’s own and other’s faith and worldview. Limited evidence of involvement in or understanding of one’s own and other’s faith and worldview. Strong understanding of one’s own faith. Strong understanding of and appreciation for other’s faith and worldview. Active involvement or leadership role in activities and programs designed to promote interfaith cooperation and understanding.
Illustrates understanding of Loyola’s mission and core values. Limited illustration of understanding Loyola’s mission and core values. Illustration of understanding Loyola’s mission and 1-2 core values. Illustration of understanding Loyola’s mission and 3-4 core values. Illustration of understanding Loyola’s mission and all 5 core values.
Demonstrates academic performance. 2.5 - 2.89 GPA 2.9 - 3.29 GPA 3.3 - 3.69 GPA 3.7 - 4.0 GPA

 

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

 

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