Loyola at a Glance
April 9, 2010 Issue
Changes to the way federal student loans are administered will affect every federal student loan recipient in the country who is continuing studies at a university or college, according to Cathy Simoneaux, director of the Loyola University New Orleans Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
The Loyola University New Orleans Dance Team will hold tryouts for the 2010-11 dance team on Saturday, April 10, 2010.
The Student Coordinating Committee for World Peace at Loyola University New Orleans will host its second annual Student Peace Conference, an interdisciplinary summit dedicated to global peace, April 12 – 16.
Musicians from around the country will showcase new music during a concert at Loyola University New Orleans, "Resonant Grounds: Electro-acoustic music at Loyola."
Loyola University New Orleans will host a free lecture and concert, "Everybody Runnin' to the Carnival: Calypso Music, the Caribbean and its New Orleans Connection," by renowned Costa Rican musician and ethnographer Manuel Monestel on Wednesday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium on Loyola's main campus.
A visiting archeology professor will discuss the relevance of children depicted in art in times of war during a free lecture at Loyola University New Orleans on Wednesday, April 14.
Interested in furthering your education and career by earning a graduate degree? Find out how at the Loyola University New Orleans Graduate Studies Open House on Thursday, April 15.
Faculty and staff interested in participating in this year's commencement exercises must register by completing the online Faculty-Staff Commencement Participation Form no later than Friday, April 16.
The 13th Annual Loyola Wolfpack Athletics Golf Tournament will be held Friday, April 16 at Audubon Golf Course.
A representative from Balfour, Loyola's exclusive ring provider, will be on campus April 13 and 14, from10 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the Danna Student Center, to take orders for class rings in preparation for a revamped Ring Presentation Ceremony.
Loyola University New Orleans graduate students will have the opportunity to share their research with the university community on Thursday, April 15, from noon-2 p.m., in the Danna Student Center St. Charles Room.
The Loyola University College Republicans will host a free concert featuring Easy Company on Friday, April 16, from 4-7 p.m., in the university Peace Quad, to show support for men and women in the United States military.
On Saturday, April 17, at 3 p.m., the Loyola Wind Ensemble and Concert Band, directed by Dr. Joseph Hebert, will perform a concert featuring wind band standards and favorites.
U.S. Representative Anh "Joseph" Cao, J.D.'00, of Louisiana's second congressional district, and the Rev. Mark Massa, S.J., Ph.D., the Karl Rahner Professor of Theology and director of the Curran Center for Catholic studies at Fordham University, will be on Loyola University New Orleans' main campus Monday, April 19
More than 160 first-year business students and 30 mentors will have the opportunity to meet in a professional setting at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Business Speed Networking Event
G. Nicholas Courtney, a senior honors student at Loyola University New Orleans, was recently awarded the 2010 Davies-Jackson Scholarship for study at St. John's College at the University of Cambridge in England.
The Loyola University New Orleans College of Business has been re-accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business' international board of directors.
Fifteen of the 50 honorees for the New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class of 2010 are Loyola University New Orleans College of Law graduates.
Loyola's Trial Advocacy team finished as a semi-finalist in the ABA National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition hosted by John Marshall Law School in Chicago.
Beth Tucker, deputy commissioner for wage and investment at the Internal Revenue Service, recently lauded Loyola University New Orleans' Volunteer Income Tax Assistance group for its free tax aid to the community.
A drive to collect money and supplies to provide Easter baskets to children living in domestic violence and homeless shelters was a great success, according to organizers Kylie Faure, an undergraduate criminal justice major, and Rae Taylor, Ph.D., assistant professor of criminal justice.
Loyola University New Orleans men's basketball player Ryan Brock was named second team All-Louisiana as selected by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
Loyola University New Orleans announced the All-Decade Baseball Team for the 2000-2009 seasons and will honor the former baseball standouts prior to Loyola's double header with LSU-Shreveport on Saturday, April 17.
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