Lasallian Awards

Each April, Lewis University recognizes faculty, staff, and students with several prestigious Lasallian Awards, honoring these individuals for their commitment to the Catholic and Lasallian Mission and core values of the University. The Mission Recognition and Awards Committee of the Mission and Heritage Council is responsible for reviewing nominations from the University community and selecting honorees.

Award Descriptions and Nominating Information
Lasallian Medal

The De La Salle Medallion for Exemplary Volunteer Service
This award honors a faculty or staff member who performs outstanding volunteer service at Lewis University or in his or her community. In addition, two students are recognized with the De La Salle Medallion for Exemplary Volunteer Service for their service contributions at the annual President’s Recognition of Student Volunteers dinner and program.

Visit the links below for criteria, and past recipients of these awards.

The De La Salle Medallion for Excellence in Community Engaged Learning
This award honors a faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in engaging Lewis students in community-based learning.

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De La Salle Medallion for Excellence in Community Engaged Learning

The De La Salle Medallion for Excellence in Community Partnership
This award honors a community-based organization which has demonstrated outstanding collaboration with Lewis University through curricular and co-curricular community engagement.

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De La Salle Medallion for Excellence in Community Partnership

The Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award
Presented since 1993, the Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award honors a faculty or staff member who exemplifies the ideals of Saint John Baptist de La Salle in his or her work at the University to foster Gospel values in the lives of faculty, staff and students. This is one of the University’s most prestigious awards.

Visit the link below for criteria, and past recipients of this award.

Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award


Information on how to nominate people for the Lasallian Awards will be sent to the Lewis University community via email from the Office of Mission and Identity.  For more information, call (815) 836-5948.