Loyola at a Glance
June 24, 2011 Issue
Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D., dean of the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola, recently presented a check for $5,600 to Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. The proceeds came from a benefit concert at Loyola by renowned pianist George Winston, who wished to assist Catholic Charities and the people of New Orleans in recovering from the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Loyola University New Orleans President Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., recognized two members of the College of Law community for their dedication and service to the university by presenting them with the President's Medal, one of the university's highest honors.
In April, undergraduate and graduate music therapy students along with Joy Allen, Ph.D., assistant professor of music therapy, represented Loyola University New Orleans at the southeast regional conference for the American Music Therapy Association held in Spartanburg, S.C.
Jim Gabour, film studies instructor at Loyola University New Orleans, is receiving attention for his new novel "Unimportant People."
Allen Villarrubia of the Louisiana Small Business Development Center Greater New Orleans Region, hosted by the Loyola University New Orleans College of Business, was recently recognized by the state office as the LSBDC State Star.
It's not been a year yet since Loyola University New Orleans' Office of Marketing and Communication and FSC Interactive launched Foursquare at the university and already the location-based social media application has gained top recognition from local marketing peers.
Loyola professor of psychology, Janet R. Matthews Ph.D., received the 2011 Louisiana Psychological Association Distinguished Psychologist Award on June 20 for her achievements and contributions to the science and profession of psychology.
Loyola University New Orleans head cross country and track coach Andy Canegitta announced the addition of Mike Corso, Moises Perez and Casey Shaw to the 2011-12 team.
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