Urbana University is proud to announce The Knights’ Peace Award, in Memory of Alicia Titus, established to honor a resident of champaign county who demonstrate the virtues necessary to persist in the quest for peace and unity.
This expands on the University’s Alicia Titus Memorial Peace Fund efforts that include the Urbana University Alicia Titus Memorial Scholarship and Alicia Titus Memorial Peace Run 5K & 1 Mile Walk/Run for Peace (hosted on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at Urbana University).
This year's 2019 Knights' Peace Award recipient will be honored on Saturday, September 28, 2019 during the halftime celebration when the Urbana University Blue Knight football team takes on Notre Dame College (Ohio).
Created in honor of the life and the spirit of former Urbana University student Alicia Titus, who was killed on Sept. 11, 2001, the award was created to recognize individuals actively involved in the promotion and support of peace.
Through the recognition of its foundational characteristics of courage, justice, mercy, generosity, faith, nobility and hope, the award carries on the tradition of Urbana University and its valiant Blue Knights and helps support a culture of peace.
*DEADLINE TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION IS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2019