Loyola at a Glance
September 14, 2012 Issue
The Presidential Centennial Guest Series at Loyola University New Orleans will continue next month with New Orleans native and nine-time Grammy Award winner, Wynton Marsalis, on Monday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall.
James D. Pettit, deputy assistant secretary of state for Overseas Citizens Services within the Consular Affairs Bureau of the U.S. Department of State, will visit with Loyola University New Orleans students during a career counseling session on Thursday, Sept. 20.
Loyola University New Orleans has been singled out by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" for several new honors, including being among the nation's top 27 universities with outstanding examples of community service initiatives.
Fifteen undergraduate students and staff from Loyola University New Orleans that traveled to Belize last month not only got the chance to visit Mayan ruins and jump off waterfalls in the rain forest, but they got the chance to help run a two-week day camp for young students in the region.
Loyola University New Orleans welcomes new academic leadership this fall with the appointment of a new provost and two new deans.
Loyola University New Orleans opens its doors to students' family and friends for the university's annual Family Weekend, to be held Sept. 28-30.
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.
Loyola University New Orleans Director of Athletics and Wellness Dr. Michael Giorlando named Doug Faust as the eighth baseball coach in the school's history.
The Preparatory Arts Program at Loyola University New Orleans will begin offering Musikgarten classes for children later this month.
The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will host oral arguments for the Louisiana 5th Circuit Court of Appeal on Sept. 20, at 9 a.m. in the College of Law, room 308.
The School of Mass Communication within the College of Social Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans has recently revised its curriculum in order to seek accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.
Loyola University New Orleans' Department of Criminal Justice and Office of Professional and Continuing Studies have partnered with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office to offer a new Certificate in Forensic Investigation.
The Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans is proud to present a special farewell performance of the critically-acclaimed Tokyo String Quartet.
Two events celebrating the extensive history, tradition and importance of American jazz will wrap up the September events for the Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University New Orleans.
In anticipation of this year's presidential election, the Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University New Orleans will host "Election 2012: With Liberty and Justice for Some? Race, Poverty, and Catholic Social Thought," on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 7-8:15 p.m. in the Audubon Room
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.
In a continued celebration of the centennial at Loyola University New Orleans, the award-winning Irish author, Claire Keegan '92, will present a reading of her work on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Whitney Room of Thomas Hall.
Loyola University New Orleans will host the 11th annual international MEEGID conference Oct. 30 - Nov. 2, 2012.
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