University Mission & Ministry Awards are presented in the spring each year.
Congratulations to the 2013 recipients:
CCVI Spirit Awards
|CCVI Spirit Award Recipient
Dr. Mary Beth Swofford
The CCVI* Spirit Award recognizes a member of the faculty, administration, or staff who has demonstrated in service to the University and/or to the broader civic community, the spirit of the founders, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. The mission of the University flows directly from this spirit. One award is given each year. All members of the campus community, lay and religious, part-time and full-time, are eligible. Selection of the honoree is made by a committee of faculty, administrators, and persons chosen for the award in past years.
|CCVI Student Spirit Award Recipient
Each year the University awards a student who is recognized by peers, faculty and staff as living the mission of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in her/his service to the University and/or the broader civic community. The CCVI Student Spirit Award was initiated in 1994 and is presented to the student at the Incarnate Word Day Mass each spring semester. University Mission & Ministry invites all members of the University community to submit a nomination of a student who, in their estimation, lives the mission of the Sisters and whose actions embody the spirit of human dignity and charity in relationships at the University and in the broader community.
|Community Service Award Recipient
“Our Lord Jesus Christ, suffering in the persons of a multitude of the sick and infirm of every kind, seeks relief at your hands.”
-Bishop Claude Dubuis
Every year University Mission & Ministry awards a student who is recognized by peers, faculty and staff as having been of commendable service to those in need. This award was initiated in 1994 and is presented at the Student Awards Banquet each spring semester.
|Ministry Intern of the Year Award Recipient
The Ministry Intern program through Mission & Ministry was developed to provide training and guidance to those students who were interested in becoming leaders in their faith. Under the guidance of the Mission & Ministry staff students are selected as Ministry Interns to plan and implement all the opportunities made available through UMM. The Ministry Intern of the Year someone who has contributed to the life of the UIW community through:
- excellence within their individual ministry and Mission & Ministry as a whole,
- continuing education and self-improvement in their faith life,
- commitment to fostering their ministerial gifts – not for personal glory, but as tools in strengthening faith and leading others to God, and,
- an openness to being used by God as an instrument on our campus.
| Fr. Philip J. Lamberty Music Minister of the Year Award Recipeint
Established in 2010 in remembrance of former UIW chaplain and musician Fr. Philip Lamberty, the Fr. Philip Lamberty Music Ministry Award recognizes a music minister who has contributed to the musical prayer life of the UIW community through:
- excellence within their individual ministry
and the Music Ministry as a whole,
- continuing education and self-improvement in worship and music,
- commitment to fostering the ministerial gifts of music – not for personal glory, but as tools in strengthening faith and leading others to God, and, an openness to being used by God as an instrument of prayer, praise and gratitude.
Fr. Philip concluded every Baccalaureate Mass with a quote fro
“For all that has been, thanks;
for all that is yet to come, yes.”
And, that is how he lived his life
– praising and thanking God –
and inviting others to do the same.