Past Award Recipients
Division of Student Life Awards
Father John P. Schlegel, S.J. Award
Recognized for his work in creating an inclusive community, the Father John P. Schlegel Award is presented to an undergraduate student who has embraced the diversity and social justice objectives of the University's mission.
|2010||Maka Akan Najin Clifford|
|2011||Halimah Anastasia T. Najieb-Locke|
Archbishop Oscar Romero Award
Recognized for his ability to become a voice for the voiceless as the Archbishop of San Salvador, the Archbishop Oscar Romero Award is presented to an undergraduate or graduate student who strives to alleviate poverty and oppression.
|2010||Elizabeth Quintero Osuna|
|2011||Caroline Elizabeth Fruth|
|2017||Undergraduate Recipient: Calina Lawrence|
|2017||Graduate Recipient: Daniela Vargas|
|2018||Undergraduate Recipient: Andrea Perez|
|2018||Graduate Recipient: Tyree Robinson|
|2019||Undergraduate Recipient: Alaina Arroyo|
|2019||Graduate Recipient: Flavio Bravo|
Priscilla A. Scotlan Award
Recognized for her unselfish dedication and service to the University of San Francisco, the Priscilla A. Scotlan Award is presented to an undergraduate student who has been a role model for the University community.
|2010||Hannah Dioselina Mora|
|2011||Elizabeth R. Guerra|
Senior Leadership Award
This award will be given to a maximum of three graduating seniors who have consistently worked and succeeded in enriching and impacting student life and is committed to the values of Student Life throughout their career at USF.
|2010||Michelle My Nguyen|
|2014||John T. Chibnail, Jr.|
Excellence in Leadership & Service Award
Selection for the Excellence in Leadership and Service Awards will be based upon academic achievement and overall leadership and service within the University of San Francisco community demonstrating work in the following areas:
- Ethic of Care: promotion of physical and mental wellness by implementing fitness or wellness opportunities and created efforts in the coordination of a single event or ongoing activity that directly relates to a topic of personal responsibility, community expectations, or social responsibility.
- Social Justice: commitment to justice on campus or in the larger community by promoting a culture of respect, access, and inclusion that embraces differences and engages with partners or communities off-campus to promote justice.
- Social Change: demonstrates a commitment to positive social change by raising awareness on campus through programming, events, or a specific student organization.
- Community Development: demonstrates a focus on the effort to create an improved sense of community at the University by promoting the ideals of community, service, academics, social justice, multiculturalism and diversity that make them an asset to the entire University community.
|2010||Aida Fernanda Martinez|
|2010||Kelsey Jeanskaife Ransick|
|2011||Lauren A. Lasorda|
Hilary Williams Ford Award
Recognized for her contributions and commitment to her field and the University of San Francisco, the Hilary Williams Ford Award is presented to a graduating graduate student who values social responsibility by applying gained knowledge to their field of study
|2009||Jo Ann Etorma|
|2010||Raymond P.R. Quirolgico|
|2011||Sean James O'Day Judge|
|2014||Gursimran "Simma" Khahera|
Graduate Student Leadership Award
This award will be given on behalf of the Graduate Student Senate to a maximum of five graduating graduate students who have consistently worked and succeeded in enriching and impacting student life and the values of Student Life throughout their career at USF.
|2010||Susan J. Gilbert-Miller|
|2013||Brittany M. Coker|
|2013||Wilita Dennis-Park Sanguma|
|2017||Frankee S. Carlson|
|2019||Tseten "Tenny" Yangdron|
Emerging Leadership Award
The Emerging Leadership Award is presented to a first-year student that has been involved on campus or the broader community and has shown an immediate impact as a leader at USF. Individuals nominated for this award strive toward continued involvement throughout their USF career.
|2011||Gabriel Junior Vaneca|
|2013||Jaclyn Sakura Knitter|
|2019||Arnoldo "Arny" Valdivieso Martinez|
Campus Partners Awards
James F. Kenney Memorial Award
This award recognizes Jim Kenney, a student at USF in the 1950s who was born with a severe physical disability and whose joy of life and daily courage, in spite of this disability, won him the admiration and respect of all who knew him. The James F. Kenney Memorial Award is presented to an undergraduate student who has overcome difficult circumstances in their lives with grace, courage, and strength and inspires others by his or her example.
|2011||Angelico Virginia Guiao|
|2014||Alanna De Salvo|
Leo T. McCarthy Public Service Award
This award is presented to the graduating senior who, during their career at USF, worked to promote social justice through public service to create a more humane and just world. The award was established in honor of Leo T. McCarthy, recognized for his work for San Francisco and the State of California as a County Supervisor, Speaker of the Assembly, and as a three-term Lieutenant Governor who dedicated himself to those marginalized by the political process, (particularly the poor, the elderly, and farm workers).
|2017||Sonia Hurtado Ureño|
President's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (PACSW) Gender Justice Award
This award may be granted to USF students who have demonstrated ongoing and creative commitment to the promotion of gender justice.
|2015||Undergraduate Recipients: Alex Binsfeld-Debus & Nico Cabanayan|
|2015||Graduate Recipient: Nolizwe Nondabula|
|2016||Undergraduate Recipient: Nichole Martinez|
|2016||Graduate Recipient: Jason Gant|
|2017||Undergraduate Recipient: Grace Berg|
|2017||Graduate Recipient: Kristen Koito Minami|
|2018||Undergraduate Recipient: Jaime dos Santos|
|2018||Graduate Recipient: Nina Crump|
|2019||Undergraduate Recipient: Sage Hapke|
|2019||Graduate Recipient: Joanna Villegas|