Loyola at a Glance
August 22, 2008 Issue
Loyola University New Orleans is expected to welcome more than 700 freshmen today at 4 p.m. during its convocation ceremony for new students at Holy Name of Jesus Church.
Loyola University New Orleans is ranked fifth among master's universities in the South in the U.S. News & World Report edition of America's Best Colleges 2009. This is the second year in a row Loyola has risen in the ranks, from sixth in 2007 and seventh in 2006.
Loyola University New Orleans' Department of Criminal Justice, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office and the New Orleans Police Department have partnered to give officers pursuing bachelor's degrees in criminal justice a 60 percent discounted rate on course fees.
Mark your calendars! Loyola's College of Music and Fine Arts offers an exciting lineup of fall events as part of its Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series.
The heroic events directly following Hurricane Katrina will be celebrated at Loyola University New Orleans during an anniversary program called Katrina III: Stories of Helping and Hope. The program takes place Friday, August 29, at 7 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall on Loyola's main campus. Admission is free and open to the public.
Loyola University New Orleans is to be honored as one committed to diversity by Minority Access, Inc., during its ninth National Role Model Conference in Arlington, Va., Sept. 26 – 29.
A group of globe-trotting Loyola University New Orleans students shared stories of their travels to Central America in a multimedia report in the travel section of The Times-Picayune and nola.com.
Loyola University New Orleans continues its commitment to maintaining greener campuses by encouraging and helping the university community recycle, reuse and save energy on both of its campuses.
For the second year in a row, the Loyola/Tulane Student Shuttle Services returns today with the Safe Ride program. The Grocery and Entertainment Shuttle will begin on Saturday, August 30.
Loyola University New Orleans professor, playwright and author John Biguenet has had a busy year.
Bob Thomas, with Loyola's Center for Environmental Communications in the College of Social Sciences, presented talks at two town hall meetings on energy hosted by U.S. Senator David Vitter.
Loyola University New Orleans College of Social Sciences graduates Andre Breaux, Katie Sporer and Jeanie Donovan were featured August 9 in the Clarion Herald, the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
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