Meet the winners of the 2023 Senior Class Day Awards, chosen by our graduating seniors.
Senior Class Day Award for the Promotion of Multiculturalism
Lucille Y. Gilman Memorial Award
Presented annually to an outstanding senior in recognition of service, leadership, and scholarship. Established in 1979 in memory of Mrs. Gilman, first wife of the 10th president of Occidental College.
The Donald R. Loftsgordon Memorial Award for Outstanding Teaching is presented annually by the senior class to a faculty member elected by the senior class who has made a substantial impact on the personal and academic development of the senior class members.
Inaugural Faculty Prize for Advising Excellence
Prof. Hossain was chosen for his inclusive advising practices, his approach to supporting students who are struggling or in crisis, and his commitment to providing guidance and mentorship to both advisees and other students interested in pursuing film or television careers.
Student-Selected Involvement Awards
This award recognizes an administrative, staff, or faculty member who has had a positive impact on students through their work as supervisors.
Student Organization Programmers of the Year Award
This award recognizes a club that has contributed positively to the campus community and embodied the highest standards of program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Student Organization of the Year Award
This award recognizes a student organization that has consistently made positive contributions to the campus and encouraged leadership throughout its membership. The group must have demonstrated fiscal stewardship and affected the community through intentional co-sponsorships and collaborations.