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Alumni Awards

Loyola University Chicago Alumni Awards

Every year, outstanding students, staff, faculty and alumni are recognized for their commitments to excellence in reaching Loyola's mission and values.  In collaboration with the Division of Student Development, Alumni Relations is proud to recognize outstanding alumni who are making an impact in and outside of the Loyola community through the Excellence Awards.  The Excellence Awards are a part of the annual Loyola Weekend of Excellence, which takes place in April and celebrates outstanding Ramblers. 

The top three nominations will be voted on by the alumni community via social media and email ballots starting April 5th. Winner will be announced at the University Weekend of Excellence Awards on the evening of April 22nd.

Young Alumnus/a of the Year

Recognizes alumni who have graduated from Loyola University Chicago within the past 10 years whose actions reflect the mission and values of the university. Recipients of this award have demonstrated a commitment to expand knowledge in the service of humanity through learning, justice, and faith. 

Life of Loyola Award

Recognizes alumni who have graduated from Loyola University Chicago more than 10 years ago whose demonstrated outstanding continuous engagement within the university community.


Individuals, university departments, and alumni communities may nominate fellow alumni for the awards. Completed nominations are due by March 24th. Click here to submit a nomination. 

Student/Alumni Volunteer Opportunity

If any alumni are interested in volunteering as a judge with the Weekend of Excellence, Research Symposium in the afternoon of April 22nd, please sign up here.


For questions or concerns, please contact Mary Houston at mking11@luc.edu or 773-508-8621.


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