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May 11, 2012 Issue

Alumni Association pays tribute to former voice instructor

The Alumni Association at Loyola University New Orleans will honor former voice and French diction teacher, Mary Tortorich '42, at a reunion celebration on Loyola's main campus on June 9, 2012.

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Loyola graduates Louisiana's first Doctor of Nursing Practice candidates

Loyola University New Orleans will confer, for the first time in Louisiana history, the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree upon 18 candidates from its School of Nursing.

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Loyola's student newspaper earns top honors from the Louisiana Press Association

The Loyola University New Orleans student-run newspaper, The Maroon, earned the Louisiana Press Association's top General Excellence Award last Saturday, in addition to capturing first place in its division for both best news or feature story and best sports story or feature. First place in the General Excellence category is given every year to the state's top college newspaper, according to the Louisiana Press Association.

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Preparatory music students honored at district piano competition

Students in the Loyola Preparatory Music Program recently were honored at the New Orleans division of the Louisiana Music Teachers Association District Piano Rally in April.

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Loyola Institute for Ministry to hold virtual open house, webinar on spirituality

The Loyola Institute for Ministry, in cooperation with the Archdiocese of New Orleans, is hosting the free webinar, "The Roman Missal: A Look at the New Translation," on Tuesday, May 15 at 8 p.m. The presentation, by the Rev. Stephen Sauer, S.J., pastor of the Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception in New Orleans, is dedicated to providing a deeper understanding of the recent changes to the language of the Roman Catholic Mass.

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Student receives prestigious Gilman scholarship to study abroad

Faelynn Carroll, a sophomore at Loyola University New Orleans, was recently awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to spend the summer studying in the western African country of Senegal.

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School of Mass Communication celebrates anniversary by inducting four alumni into Den of Distinction

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication has established a reputation of excellence over the last 75 years. Today, the will celebrate that rich history by inducting four prominent alumni into the school's inaugural Den of Distinction Hall of Fame.

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Women's Resource Center director accepted into leadership institute

Karen Reichard, Ph.D., director of the Women's Resource Center at Loyola University New Orleans, was recently accepted into the Higher Education Resource Services Leadership Institute at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.

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Law alumna awarded Ambassadorial Scholarship

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law alumna Marlynne Bidos, J.D. '09, has been awarded an Ambassadorial Scholarship from the Rotary Foundation to obtain a Master of Laws in Information Technology and Intellectual Property at the University of Hong Kong.

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Andre Perry receives the Kappa Alpha Psi Distinguished Citizen Award

Andre Perry, Ph.D., associate director for educational initiatives at the Institute for Quality and Equity in Education at Loyola University New Orleans, was recently honored with the Kappa Alpha Psi Distinguished Citizen Award, presented at the fraternity's 76th southwestern province council public meeting held at the New Orleans Marriott on Canal Street in downtown New Orleans.

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