Undergraduate Award – Richard P. Hickey Award

Richard P. Hickey Award

Each year one or two outstanding graduating students of the College of Arts and Sciences are chosen to receive the Hickey Award. These students are presented with a medal at the Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Awards Ceremony and also have the privilege of leading their class in the processional at graduation.  Selection is based upon the student(s)' total contribution to academic life and is made by the department chairs and program directors of the College.  The award honors the memory of Dr. Richard P. Hickey, professor of English, a beloved and respected teacher at Seattle University from 1947 until his death in 1968.