Loyola at a Glance
August 17, 2012 Issue
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 2012 President's Convocation, on Monday, Aug. 20.
Norman Treigle '53, a New Orleans native and graduate of the College of Music at Loyola University New Orleans, is often heralded as one of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century. Last week, the New Orleans City Council honored the local native by dedicating the square in front of the Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts as Treigle Plaza.
The Loyola University New Orleans centennial celebration continues into the new academic year with a Welcome Back Fais Do-Do open to all faculty, staff and students on Tuesday, August 28 from 12:30 - 2 p.m. in the West Road Garage turnaround area, which will be closed to parking that day for the event.
Loyola University New Orleans' Centennial Mass of the Holy Spirit is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, in Holy Name of Jesus Church. Loyola President Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., will be the principal celebrant.
The centennial celebration continues at Loyola University New Orleans this fall with the launch of a Presidential Centennial Guest Series. The Most Rev. Gregory Michael Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans, will start the series off with his talk, "Catholic Education: Gifts and Challenges in 2012 and Beyond," on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall.
The Indian Arts Circle of New Orleans and the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans will present an evening of sitar music on Friday, Sept. 7, at 8 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall.
The Center for the Study of New Orleans at Loyola University New Orleans will celebrate the Crescent City's rich musical heritage with the second annual NolaLoyola, "Beats of the Streets: The Brass Brand Tradition in New Orleans," on Friday, Sept. 28. The full day of events is free and open to the public.
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