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August 12, 2011 Issue

Fall convocation welcomes back faculty and staff

Loyola University New Orleans President Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., will welcome back faculty and staff for the new academic year during the Fall 2011 President's Convocation, on Monday, Aug. 22.

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Alumna to lead Cabrini Institutional Advancement

Dori Orr, M.B.A. '97, a resident of Metairie, La., was named director of institutional advancement for Cabrini High School.

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Associate professor receives Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Portugal

Loyola University New Orleans associate professor of English Mark Yakich has received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach at the University of Lisbon, Portugal in spring 2012.

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Author Stephen Rea leads fall Writing Institute

The Walker Percy Center for Writing and Publishing at Loyola University New Orleans presents its fall 2011 Writing Institute, hosted by author Stephen Rea.

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Nursing alumna named to board of New Orleans branch of Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank

Terrie P. Sterling '06, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, has been appointed to the board of directors of the New Orleans branch of the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta through 2013.

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Inaugural teaching award given to music history professor

Alice Clark, professor of music history and coordinator of music history and literature at Loyola University New Orleans, is the inaugural recipient of the American Musicological Society teaching award.

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The Maroon named one of nation's top three non-daily college newspapers

The awards and recognition keep coming for The Maroon. Just weeks after winning several awards at the New Orleans Press Club's annual awards banquet, the Loyola University New Orleans student newspaper was named one of the nation's top three non-daily college newspapers by the Society for Professional Journalists.

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Like good neighbors, the Freret Neighborhood Center and Loyola are there

Drive down the Freret Street corridor between Jefferson Avenue and Napoleon Avenue in New Orleans and one thing is clear: it's changing. Long known for its diversity and community spirit, the Freret neighborhood has also been marked over the years by poverty and racism. The remarkable resurgence of this neighborhood has occurred in large part due to community-building institutions like the Freret Neighborhood Center (FNC), whose mission is to bring neighbors together to address issues that matter to them.

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