Loyola at a Glance
December 3, 2010 Issue
Two Loyola University New Orleans students are out to capture and share 'la vida Loyola' in an exciting, new web video series which will launch on the university's homepage Dec. 6. "Life at Loyola with Kelsey and Chelsea," hosted by Loyola junior Kelsey Pabst and sophomore Chelsea Fielding, will give a fresh perspective on the Loyola experience as seen through their eyes.
It'll be a holly, jolly Christmas at Loyola when Santa and his entourage make their annual stop for singing and good cheer! The Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association invites the university community and friends to the Singing with Santa party, Sunday, Dec. 5 from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. in the St. Charles Room, located in the Danna Student Center.
Loyola University New Orleans will ring in the holiday season with its annual Christmas at Loyola musical celebration on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 3 p.m., at Holy Name of Jesus Church, located at 6367 St. Charles Ave. Admission is free and open to the public.
Loyola Dining Services will spread holiday cheer among students with a gingerbread house decorating event and the annual Christmas lunch. Students will be able to decorate gingerbread houses provided by Dining Services and the University Programming Board on Monday, Dec. 6, from 5-8 p.m., in the Orleans Room.
The Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry will continue its free speaker series throughout the holiday season with separate presentations by Rabbi Edward Cohn of Temple Sinai and the Rev. Gail Bowman, Dillard University's chaplain. On Tuesday, Dec. 7, Rabbi Cohn will present "Yours, Mine and Ours: What a Friend I Have In..."
For more than 100 years, the organization now known as North Rampart Community Center has provided a nurturing, safe haven for inner-city New Orleans children. Loyola is now partnering with the center through its service learning program, placing college students there to help mentor, tutor and sometimes just listen to the kids.
Communicating Catholic values in today's ever-changing media landscape has its challenges, and the Rev. Paul A. Soukup, S.J., Ph.D. , will discuss these and the opportunities communication programs face in carrying out their Jesuit mission through their work on Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. in Studio A on the fourth floor of the Communications/Music Complex.
Dreaming of a white Christmas? Dream no more - snow will fall on Loyola University New Orleans' main campus on Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m. for the annual evening of Sneaux@Loyno, held on the Marquette lawn.
The Loyola University New Orleans Bookstore welcomes former New Orleans Saint Michael "Beer Man" Lewis for a book signing on Friday, Dec. 10, from 12-2 p.m. Lewis will sign copies of the new pictorial, "WORLD CHAMPS: The Official Behind-The-Scenes Perspective of the Super Bowl XLIV Champion New Orleans Saints."
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law graduate Brian P. Quirk, J.D. '89, was installed as president of the New Orleans Bar Association on Nov. 18, at the Audubon Tea Room.
John Biguenet, the Robert Hunter Distinguished Professor of English, has maintained a busy year of speaking, publishing and traveling.
Uptown Campus Dining, a dining partnership between Loyola University New Orleans and Tulane University, collected more than 2,280 cans for Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana as a part of Sodexo's annual Helping Hands Across America canned food drive.
D'Ann R. Penner, Ph.D., a second-year Loyola University New Orleans College of Law student, was a featured speaker at "Times of Crisis, Times of Change: Human Stories on the Edge of Transformation," the 44th annual meeting of the Oral History Association in Atlanta, Ga.
Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events: Loyola Symphony Orchestra featuring John Murphy Singing with Santa Christmas at Loyola: A Musical Celebration Young Alumni Mass Sneaux@Loyno Communicating in a Catholic World - Lecture with Rev. Paul A. Soukup, S.J., Ph.D. Annual Family Law Conference End of the Year Hot Cocoa Party!
Saturday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall, C/M Complex
Sunday, Dec. 5, 12:30 p.m.
St. Charles Room, Danna Student Center
Sunday, Dec. 5, 3 p.m.
Holy Name of Jesus Church
Sunday, Dec. 5, 9 p.m.
Ignatius Chapel, first floor of Bobet Hall
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m.
Studio A on the fourth floor of the Communications/Music Complex
Thursday, Dec. 9 to Friday, Dec. 10, 8 a.m.
Pan American Life Center, 601 Poydras St.
Thursday, Dec. 9, 3 p.m.
First Floor of the Monroe Library
Loyola Symphony Orchestra featuring John Murphy
Singing with Santa
Christmas at Loyola: A Musical Celebration
Young Alumni Mass
Communicating in a Catholic World - Lecture with Rev. Paul A. Soukup, S.J., Ph.D.
Annual Family Law Conference
End of the Year Hot Cocoa Party!
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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