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July 2, 2009 Issue

Loyola alum receives Grammy

Woods Drinkwater, a 2007 graduate of Loyola University New Orleans College of Music and Fine Arts, recently received a Grammy Award for his engineering work on the album, "BeauSoleil & Michael Doucet: Live at the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival." The album won a Grammy for Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album for 2008.

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Wildes elected vice chairman of Friends of New Orleans Board

The Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., president of Loyola University New Orleans, has been elected vice chairman of the board of directors for Friends of New Orleans. He has served on the board since 2006.

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Fisher promoted to associate vice president for marketing and communications

Terrell Fisher was recently promoted to associate vice president for marketing and communications within Loyola University New Orleans' Office of Institutional Advancement.

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Loyola's Annual Fund announces new director

Victoria A. Frank, vice president for Institutional Advancement at Loyola University New Orleans, announced the appointment of Marcel McGee as the new director for the Office of Annual Fund.

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Loyola hosts National Community Band performance

Some of North America's finest band musicians will gather at Loyola University next week to form the 2009 National Community Band, which will give a free performance. The ensemble will perform on Sunday, July 12, at 3 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall.

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Loyola Cross Country and Track sign three

Loyola head cross country and track coach Andy Canegitta signed his final three recruits, Parker Carignan, Lauren Fincher and Galen Westerfield, for the 2009 recruiting class.

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Loyola women's basketball completes recruiting class

Kellie Kennedy, Loyola women's basketball head coach, has announced the signing of three players: Megen Berner of Ponchatoula High along with Dominican graduates Molly Emig and Colette Morris. With the signing of these three players, Kennedy wraps up her 2009-10 recruiting class with six new additions to the Wolfpack.

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