Regis to Host 2017 Opus Prize Foundation Award Ceremony Regis University will be hosting the faith- and humanitarian-based OPUS Prize Award ceremony in fall 2017. The OPUS Prize Foundation awards one individual with a $1 million prize and two runners-up each with a $100,000 prize. The award recipients must display unwavering faith, moral responsibility and a commitment to social justice and service in their daily lives. NominationFormImportantDates & EventsAboutOPUSPastWinners Nominate a Candidate Do you know an exceptional individual who practices faith, goodwill and service to the community? Take the time to nominate this person! Additional details on jurors, events and student participation to come. OPUS Prize Award Ceremony Events OPUS Information The OPUS values include: Social Entrepreneurship Transformational Leadership Sustainable Change Faith Unsung Heroes Life of Service Read more about the values here. Past OPUS Award Winners Past laureates have dedicated their lives to improving the quality of life of those in their community or abroad though healthcare, education, wellness and nutrition and other humanitarian efforts. 2014 - Sr. Tesa Fitzgerald Hosted by Gonzaga University Sister Tesa Fitzgerald founded and continues to lead Hour Children, an organization that councils and mentors formerly incarcerated mothers and their children on reentering their communities and reunite with their families. 2013 - Sakena Yacoobi Hosted by Marquette University Through her leadership with the Afghan Institute of Learning, Sakena Yacoobi enhances the lives of women and girls. She is involved with healthcare and education initiatives, as well as training women to become teachers. 2012 - Fr. Richard Frechette Hosted by St. Catherine University Father Richard Frechette aids 150,000 Haitian residents through his work with the St. Luke Foundation for Haiti. The organization aims to improve education, healthcare services and general outreach in the nation. Read more about these laureates and more here. 2016 OPUS Prize finalists have been announced here.