Loyola University Chicago

Division of Student Development

Residence Life Awards

The Resident Assistant of the Year

This award is given to a Resident Assistant (RA) who, in this academic year, has served the University and residential community in and out of the RA position. The nominees demonstrate a well‐rounded approach to the position, academics, and personal life and overcame obstacles in and out of the job.

Winner

Alyssa Ochwat

Finalists

Rachel Barbera, Ellen Berkowitz, Allison Bouck, Norman Frazier, Joshua Goldfarb, Maxwell Harsha, Annie Koehne, Maggie Luther, Dorian Manion, Alejandro Rios, Sam Shahed, Tetyana Sofiychuk, Martina Sullivan-Konyn


The Magis Award

This award is given to a returning Resident Assistant or Learning Community Assistant who has consistently demonstrated a voluntary willingness to go above and beyond the expectations of an RA throughout the year by serving as an RA and a mentor in the spirit of the Jesuit concept of “magis.”

Winner

Alejandro Rios

Finalists

Kassandra Bernardo, Grace Goldensoph, Malika Iyer, Dorian Manion, Dhruv Patel, Luis Rojas-Graterol

The Learning Community Assistant of the Year

This award is given to a Learning Community Assistant (LCA) who, in this academic year, has served the University and residential community in and out of the LCA position. The nominees have lived out the values of the Learning Community (LC) theme and collaborated successfully with the faculty and administrative partners for the LC, thereby enriching the experience for LC residents.

Winner

Dorian Manion

Finalists

Gustavo Arreguín Mendoza, Allison Freed, Natalie Pine, Alfonso Vaca-Loyola, Sania Zaffar


The Resident Assistant of the Year

This award is given to a Resident Assistant (RA) who, in this academic year, has served the University and residential community in and out of the RA position. The nominees demonstrate a well‐rounded approach to the position, academics, and personal life and overcame obstacles in and out of the job.

Winner

Mike Venetos

Finalists

Michelle Callegari, Zachary Enriquez, Josh Goldfarb, Dave Hanley, Arissa Koines, Ursula Magsayo, Addison Mauck, Lauren Pagano, Alex Rios, Kierstan Thomas, Adam Williamson


The Magis Award

This award is given to a returning Resident Assistant or Learning Community Assistant who has consistently demonstrated a voluntary willingness to go above and beyond the expectations of an RA/LCA throughout the year by serving as an RA/LCA and a mentor in the spirit of the Jesuit concept of “magis.”

Winner

Dave Hanley

Finalists

Joe Fell, Maggie Marx, Addison Mauck, Sidney Reed, Tetyana Sofiychuk, Micah Zaker

Learning Community Assistant of the Year Award Winner

Kelsey McClear

Finalists

Abigail Bigelow
Mary Kesinger
Jessica Morgan


Resident Assistant of the Year Award Winner

Mary Guest

Finalists

Brittany Abraham
Meghan Baynes   
Marissa Boulanger   
Shelby Doubek   
Joseph Fell
Rebecca Hite
Jessica Holtzmann   
Fadi Kreisheh   
Alexandria Nudo
Marco Ordonez   
Marc Rosenbaum   
Brian Ruiz   
Hallie Soulides


Magis Award Winner

Jessica Morgan

Finalists

Pooja Gogana
Jessica Holtzmann
Jen Jun
Garett Koskovich
Maggie Marx
Milap Mehta
August Meyer
Lauren Oakes
Milica Radanovic
Elizabeth Sextro
Jae Shin Jae
Amber White

Learning Community Assistant of the Year Award Winner

Jessie Morgan

Resident Assistant of the Year Award Winner

Harmony Dotson

The Magis Award Winner

Rachel Roti