Memories

Below is our collection of memories by members of the Loyola Community. Share your memory with us so the Loyola community can remember the good times and struggles that happened on our campus over the last century.

1960s
Our wedding was held in St. Thomas chapel on May 22, 1969. The concelebrating priests were Rev. Harold Cohen, S.J. (Loyola chaplain), Rev John Driscoll, S.J. (my uncle), and Rev Francis Connolly (my parish priest). The groom, William Myers, came over from Nottingham University’s English...
1970s
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Class of 1970

My experience at Loyola changed my life. In 1970, I completed my master’s degree and was converted from high school English teacher to certified reading specialist. I had learned the nuances of diagnostic testing from the current experts in the field, Spache, Durrel, and Peabody. As a...
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Class of 1972

My experience at and of Loyola was a rich one, although not in the most conventional ways. Some outstanding learning experiences took place in the classroom, but many occurred in the context of campus based anti-war activism. In the period 1967 thru 1972, many on campus and in the City found...
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Class of 1972

It was the turbulent 60s and early 70s. Loyola's drama department adapted an experimental theatre, producing fairy tales. The music was original songs of protest. Using only light music and imagination, it was highly successful for that time period on campus. The cast and company were invited to...
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Class of 1973

Three people I remember best are the sweet and lovely Mimi Alvarez, Mario Ullivari, and Susan Collins.
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