2013 Rev. Francis Xavier, S.J. Award for International and Global Perspective
Saint Francis Xavier, student of St. Ignatius Loyola, was a co-founder of the Society of Jesus who is remembered for his missionary work, both as an organizer and a pioneer. His work is most notably found in India, China and Japan where he spent most of his time ministering to the needs of the poor and sick.
This award is given in recognition of outstanding student leadership in the promotion of an international and global perspective at Loyola. This student has helped to create a welcoming campus environment and has helped to integrate international students into the Loyola community. As well, they have helped their fellow students understand the world through the eyes of others including the beliefs, values, perspectives, practices, languages, arts, religion, etc. of other cultures.