Loyola University Chicago

Division of Student Development

Award Recipients

Excellence Awards

Excellence Awards 2021 Ceremony - Friday, April 23 at 6:00PM CST

Award Nominees, Finalists, and Recipients

Congratulations to all nominees, finalists, and winners of the Annual Excellence Awards. Please click on the name of each award below to find the names of students who were recognized. Loyola is home to thousands of exceptional students, staff, and faculty, and we are honored to have the opportunity to highlight just some of our outstanding Ramblers! Please click here to see the presentation slides from the event on April 23. 


1870 Award

Recognizes a first-year undergraduate student who has exemplified the core values of the university while actively engaging in both challenging academic work, and co-curricular activities. ​

Arrupe Award

Presented to a student who embodies the spirit of transformative education in our institution, has faced significant adversity and tirelessly persisted through it, serves as a leader among their peers, and has contributed significantly to building and advancing the Arrupe community.

Damen Award

Recognizes students who exemplify leadership in the community, live their lives in the spirit of Loyola, and light the way for other students to follow.​

Graduate, Professional & Adult Leadership Awards

Recognize graduate, professional, and/or adult students who demonstrate a commitment to excellence, service that promotes justice, and demonstrate values-based leadership in each award category.

Maroon & Gold Society

Recognizes rising seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to leadership, academic excellence, and service to others.

Residence Life Awards

Recognize outstanding students in Residence Life.

Spirit of Laudato Si' Sustainability Awards

Recognize students expressing leadership on Loyola’s value of sustainability.

Student-Athlete Awards

Recognize students who have excelled at their athletic disciplines.

Student Employment Awards

Recognize outstanding student employees.

Unity of Heart & Mind Award

Recognizes students who are committed to unifying the joys of the heart with the intellectual pursuits of the mind.