Seeking nominations for Ozanam Award

In Announcements, by , on February 23rd, 2016

The Department of Religious Studies seeks nominations for its annual Ozanam Award. Blessed Frédéric Ozanam was a professor of law and literature in nineteenth-century France.  He started the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, an international non-profit organization dedicated to serving the poor.

This award goes to a current Niagara student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in BOTH academics AND service.   Nominees must meet the following qualifications:

  • be a junior or senior
  • have at least a 3.5 GPA in their religious studies courses and a 3.0 GPA overall (they don’t have to be a REL major)
  • be the kind of person who does ‘more’ in terms of volunteer work

Please email nominations to Dr. Brian Bennett at by TUESDAY, MARCH 8.  In your message kindly include details about the nominee’s attributes and accomplishments.  (We can confirm their GPA.) The winner will be honored at the Arts & Sciences Day of Recognition on April 22. Thank you.