The University of San Francisco: Office of the President
USF President Paul Fitzgerald

Pedro Arrupe Award Nomination Form

Recipients will be awarded at the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Monday, August 18, 2014. Nominations must be received by April 15, 2014.

Description

The Pedro Arrupe Award is given to a graduating senior who embodies the ideals of Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit education.

Named in honor of the 28th Superior General of the Society of Jesus, this award honors a student whose commitment gives evidence of a living faith that seeks to find God in every event and every person. The promotion of justice and the desire to seek the greatest good, constitutive elements of Jesuit tradition, have marked the choices and activities of the recipient.

The recipient exemplifies a student who is committed to the promoting justice by working to transform social structures in order to alleviate poverty and oppression.

Criteria:

  • Graduating Senior Fall 2014 or Spring 2015
  • In academic, co-curricular, and spiritual activities, the individual embodies the University's mission to “Change the World From Here”;
  • Individual is influencing or has influenced change here at USF, as well as being actively involved in organizations outside of campus activities;
  • Participation in activities goes beyond activities that already receive academic credit or salary.
  • GPA of 3.0 or better
Required Information
Name of Person Submitting Nomination:
Organization:
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Phone:
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Nominee Information
Name:
Year in School:
Phone:
Email:
1. Please use the space below to describe to what extent the nominee’s commitments give evidence of a living faith that seeks to find God in every event and every person.
2. Please use the space below to describe to what extent the nominee embodies the University's mission of “Educating Minds and Hearts to Change the World.”
3. Please use the space below to describe to what extent the nominee is influencing or has influenced change at USF and is or has been actively involved in organizations outside of campus activities.
4. For self-nominees, please provide the contact information (email and phone) for one reference (faculty, staff, or community partner) to support this nomination.