Loyola at a Glance
October 15, 2010 Issue
Loyola University New Orleans officials report the university is continuing to see growth in its student body, with a 1.5 percent increase in total enrollment and a 6.4 percent increase in all undergraduates.
Loyola University New Orleans continues to be a significant factor in the economic recovery of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, pumping $128.9 million into the local economy during the 2009 – 2010 academic year.
Attending college can be challenging and students are often faced with a large number of decisions and possibilities affecting their personal, social, and academic choices. The challenge of dealing with these decisions can produce anxiety for most students. The University Counseling Center exists to provide guidance and support in meeting the varied challenges of community life at Loyola.
The Loyola University New Orleans College of Business has been recognized as one of the nation's best business schools by The Princeton Review.
Former Loyola University New Orleans Board of Trustees member and Loyola College of Music alumnus Anthony Laciura '74, has recently landed the role of Eddy Kessler in the Martin Scorsese series "Boardwalk Empire" now airing on HBO.
Loyola University New Orleans' School of Nursing took center stage at the Third National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference earlier this month in San Diego, offering an in-depth look at the science of leadership in teaching the nation's next generation of executive nurses.
The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law hosted the fall 2010 meeting of the Louisiana Junior Faculty Forum recently.
The Loyola University New Orleans volleyball team extended its winning streak to five matches with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-15) shutout against Belhaven University on Oct. 12 at The Den.
Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events: Bruce Owen, faculty viola concert Jeff Gardner, jazz pianist Country Fair Dance for Invisible Children Emanuel Ax, piano solo concert Take Back the Night 'The Children of Latinia' 'Doing Virtuous Business'
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Performing the works from his album "Breath"
Thursday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Satchmo's Jazz Cafe, Danna Student Center
$10 General admission, $5 Loyola employees and non-Loyola Students, Loyola students free
Hosted by the International Student Association
Friday, Oct. 22, 3:30 p.m.
Peace Quad, outside the Danna Student Center
Open to the public
A benefit sponsored by the Loyola University Community Action Program
Friday, Oct. 22, 10 p.m.
St. Charles Room, Danna Student Center
$10 entry fee per person
A concert benefiting the arts in New Orleans
Saturday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.
$50 Concert Admission (reserved seating), $35 Loyola Employees and Students,
$100 Preferred seating and post-concert dessert reception
A march to raise awareness of sexual violence
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 6 p.m.
Open to the public
A one-man performance by Quique Aviles
Thursday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.
A film highlighting the positive impact of 'spiritual capital'
Friday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.
Bruce Owen, faculty viola concert
Jeff Gardner, jazz pianist
Dance for Invisible Children
Emanuel Ax, piano solo concert
Take Back the Night
'The Children of Latinia'
'Doing Virtuous Business'
Loyola at a Glance is written and distributed for the faculty, staff, students and friends of Loyola University New Orleans. It is published by the Office of Public Affairs, Greenville Hall, Box 909, 7214 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118. (504) 861-5888.
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