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Wildcat Impact Award Recipients

Spring 2019 Recipients

Cait O’Sullivan - Class of 2019

Cait O’Sullivan - Class of 2019

Integrity

Caitlin is a mail center clerk, where she uses knowledge of mail and package operations to provide excellent service to residents and goes above and beyond to troubleshoot issues as they arise. Her nominator writes, “Cait acts as a veteran calming presence even in difficult conversations with customers, or when our workload is at its peak. Cait is a leader who communicates thoughtfully, respectfully and with care.”

Grace Bellinger - Class of 2021

Collaboration

Grace has been integral in developing STEM Circuits, an interdisciplinary STEM mentoring program for students with marginalized identities. Grace has gone above and beyond as the director of the study design and implementation team by demonstrating care for the Chicago Women and STEM initiative and supporting women in STEM more broadly.

Grace Bellinger - Class of 2021
Daniel Gorulko & Alexandra Hall - Class of 2019

Daniel Gorulko & Alexandra Hall - Class of 2019

Stewardship

Allie and Dan displayed enormous integrity during their corporate outreach and fundraising efforts as corporate co-chairs for Dance Marathon. Allie and Dan were diligent in maintaining ethical standards, using clear communication with donors, and partnering with the corporate engagement team. Their commitment to successful fundraising and transparency led to greater capture of gifts and tax receipts.

Sam van Loon - Class of 2019

Integrity

Sam has had a tremendous impact on peers and supervisors within the Norris Performance & Satellite Venues department. They have demonstrated initiative and critical thinking in the daunting responsibility of repairing venue equipment including presenting innovative, low-cost solutions. They are a resource to peers and continue to demonstrate a commitment to learning in their role.

Sam van Loon - Class of 2019
Catnip

Catnip

Innovation

Catnip, a student-interest video publication within Northwestern News Network, demonstrates innovation in content and form, finding accessible and interactive ways to cover a range of topics, from mental health to campus coffee culture. This year Catnip debuted an in-studio talk show editions to teach members about talk show production geared at college-aged audiences.

Undergraduate Prison Education Partnership - UPEP

Social Justice

 The Undergraduate Prison Education Partnership cultivates collaboration between Evanston  undergraduates and at Stateville Correctional Center through prison education initiatives. UPEP’s events, including fundraisers, supply drives, a mindfulness workshop at the prison involving students and faculty, and tutoring, help to transform the lives of incarcerated students and change the landscape of the criminal justice system.

Undergraduate Prison Education Partnership - UPEP

2018-2019 Recipients

Winter 2019

  • Collaboration / Rebecca Lazer
  • Collaboration / Phoebe Glowacki & Caroline Gaglio
  • Innovation / Huy Do
  • Integrity / Aliana Ruxin
  • Social Justice / Jihad Esmail
  • Student Organization (Collaboration) / Wildside

Fall 2018

  • Collaboration / Antonette Narvasa
  • Innovation / Neha Basti
  • Integrity / Isabel Dobbel
  • Integrity / Alexandra Schnarre
  • Social Justice / Makasha Copeland
  • Student Organization (Innovation) / Compass Mentors