2004 Integritas Vitae goes to veteran social justice activist Al Alcazar
Loyola press release - December 3, 2004
Alcazar is a member of several local, multi-race and multi-faith organizations that address in non-violent and collaborative ways the many problems that plague
Alcazar earned a bachelor of philosophy degree from the Universidad de Santo Tomas in
Alcazar has presented at numerous local, national, and international conferences on topics related to curriculum, non-violent social change, Ignatian and Buddhist spirituality, reflective teaching, service learning, domestic violence, undoing racism, and other social justice issues.
Alcazar is also a member of the International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies and the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies. He currently teaches Child and Adolescent Psychology, Educational Psychology, and Philosophy and Education in the Department of Education.
Alcazar and his wife, Nenette, reside in
The Integritas Vitae Award is presented by Loyola’s Board of Trustees to an individual who exemplifies the qualities Loyola seeks to instill in its students. The recipient is one who has lived a life of high moral character and selfless service without expectation of material reward or public recognition and the courage of his or her convictions insofar as adhering to the principles of honesty, integrity, justice, and the preservation of human dignity.
Past Integritas Vitae recipients include: Donald C. Faust, M.D., A’73, 2003; Hon. Corinne “Lindy” Claiborne Boggs, 2002; Hon. Moon Landrieu, B’52, L’54, H’79, 2001; and Rita O. Huntsinger, 2000.