The awards celebrate various levels of involvement reflective of multiple facets of Seattle University's mission. Below you'll find a description of each award. The nomination process for most awards has closed for 2013, but there is still time to nominate for Integrity Awards (see below). More questions? Check out our FAQ and Answers page.
Presented to three SU individuals-one faculty, one staff, and one student (graduate or undergraduate) who demonstrate a commitment to fostering citizenship, integrity, and ethical behavior. Individuals are committed, even in the face of adversity, to the ethical values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect, and community responsibility. Recipients may be eligible for this award through one or more of the following ways. Submit Nomination
The Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen Award: As Seattle University's most prestigious honor, the Archbishop G. Raymond Hunthausen Award recognizes the culmination of our most treasured values. Awarded to two outstanding graduating students, one undergraduate and one graduate, it embodies integrity, faith, leadership and passion for learning. Most importantly, recipients live the Seattle University mission of being a "person for others". We celebrate their gifts of service, justice, collaborative leadership and academic excellence to the University and global community.
The Distinguished Graduating Student Award: Presented to up to five people and recognizes graduating students whose outstanding contributions have spanned their time at Seattle University. Their commitment to service, involvement, and academic excellence within the campus community exemplifies their ability to transform future communities and their willingness to work for a better and just world. Seniors, graduate and law students graduating Winter - Fall 2013 are eligible.
The University Mission Awards: Recognize students who have made outstanding contributions to the university community in areas central to the values in the Seattle University Mission Statement. There are six separate awards each honoring one recipient. First-year through juniors and seniors, graduate and law students who will NOT be graduating Winter-Fall 2013 are eligible.
The Inspiration Awards: Presented to up to five people whose actions serve as an inspiration to others in one or more of the following ways. First-year through juniors and seniors, graduate and law students who will NOT be graduating Winter-Fall 2013 are eligible.
Best Organization Award: Presented to a club that went above and beyond in the areas of community engagement, event creativity, campus awareness and building connections with other clubs, organizations and/or departments.
Best Program/Event Sponsored by a Club or Organization Award: Presented to and recognizes a program or event sponsored by a club or organization that has contributed to the overall education and betterment of the Seattle University community. The club or organization has succeeded in educational components, openness to the entire Seattle University community, creativity, collaboration and the impact of the event on students.
Living Mission Award: Presented to and recognizes a club or organization that exhibits the qualities represented in the university mission statement through its members, events and demeanor on campus.
Advisor of the Year Award: Presented to and recognizes a club or organization advisor whose outstanding service and contributions to the club or organization and Seattle University exceeds the expectations given to advisors. Recipients excel in his/her commitment to students, involvement with club or organization and continual commitment to education.
Spirit of SU Award: Honors 1- 3 students per year, who embody the mission of the university, have had a significant impact on the campus community, and have enhanced the Redhawk spirit.