The Magis Student Leadership Awards is a ceremonial salute to University excellence. In our 31st year of hosting the awards, we celebrate the achievements of outstanding members of our campus community and take pride in our students who have committed themselves to Loyola University New Orleans. Recognize and congratulate these extraordinary people and groups by nominating them for a leadership award.
Winners, nominees, and guests will be invited for a night of dessert, entertainment, and awards on April 30th at 7:00pm in the St. Charles Room.
The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 22, 2013.
Please select the award below and complete your nomination(s) for the person or group whom you feel has done something extraordinary in our community and/ or campus. For questions, contact Heather Roundtree, Director of Co-Curricular Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Outstanding Student Leader: First Year, Sophomore, and Junior Students - This award is presented to non-graduating Loyola undergraduates for exceptional performance leading student organizations or groups on campus.
Outstanding Student Program - This award is given in recognition of outstanding student leadership in the successful implementation of campus programming that promotes the mission of Loyola University New Orleans. In addition to meeting students’ needs or resolving conditions on campus which impede the educational process; outstanding programs stand out from others for their creativity, focus, impact on the campus community, and proven effectiveness.
Student Organization of the Year - This award is presented to a Loyola University New Orleans student organization that has made exceptional contributions within the Loyola community. This organization not only advances the mission of Loyola, but they also positively represent their interests on and off campus. The organization is also a source of Loyola spirit and pride.
Student Organization Officer of the Year - This award is presented to a Loyola University New Orleans student organization officer who has exhibited outstanding leadership for their organization and campus community during their term. The officer advances not only the mission of their student organization, but creates cohesion among members and collaboration with campus partners.
Mary Ann Reising Flynn Scholarship (First Year or Sophomore Women Only) - This award is presented to a promising first or second year woman who has demonstrated positive impact through her leadership qualities. She personally advances the mission of Loyola University, and is a positive role model to peers through her involvement.
Rev. Francis Xavier, S.J. Award for International and Global Perspective - This award is given in recognition of outstanding student leadership in the promotion of an international and global perspective at Loyola. This student has helped to create a welcoming campus environment and has helped to integrate international students into the Loyola community. As well, they have helped their fellow students understand the world through the eyes of others including the beliefs, values, perspectives, practices, languages, arts, religion, etc. of other cultures.
Janet Mary Riley Award for the Advancement of Women's Issues - This award is presented to a Loyola student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership on issues central to women on campus and in the larger community. The student promotes the mission of Loyola University New Orleans and has demonstrated commitment to women's issues through programming, research, leading an organization, or through other academic efforts.
Rev. Matteo Ricci, S.J. Diversity Award - Presented to a Loyola student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership on issues central to intercultural understanding. The award recognizes the efforts of a student who has enhanced the campus climate related to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, culture or disability.
Rev. Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Award for Social Justice - This award recognizes an individual who exemplifies a commitment to service and the promotion of justice for the marginalized. In the legacy of Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ, the student is a role model to others and has dedicated his or her Loyola experience to service.
Dr. Alton F. Doody Spirit of Leadership Award (Junior & Senior Students Only) - This award is presented to one student who has demonstrated exemplary leadership on campus and embodied the values of respect, excellence, diversity, wholeness, and dignity. This student has also helped to promote a more inclusive environment at Loyola.
Rev. James Carter, S.J. Award for Outstanding Leadership (Senior Students Only) - This award recognizes a graduating senior who best exemplifies the qualities and attributes associated with leadership and learning in the Jesuit tradition and support of Loyola’s mission. The recipient is recognized for exemplary leadership, outstanding service and consistent commitment to the life of the university. Throughout her/his tenure at Loyola, the recipient has served: