Loyola at a Glance
August 16, 2013 Issue
Most college students have at one time or another burned the candle at both ends, balancing their studies, work and social life. Roddrick Harrison, a third-year law student at Loyola University New Orleans, takes it to a whole new level as he juggles academics and his job as a New Orleans fireman.
With more than 100 events, the Loyola University New Orleans 2013-14 Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series features encore performances by two European musical treasures, a fully staged production of Mozart's most popular opera, stunning visual arts exhibits, jazz concerts, classical music recitals and a full season of ballet and theatre performances.
With a decidedly New Orleans flair, complete with a second line and other fun experiences and informational sessions, Loyola University New Orleans' Office of Co-Curricular Progams in the Office of Student Affairs will again be on hand to ease the transition into college life the minute first-year students walk onto campus for the fall semester.
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 2013 President's Convocation Monday, Aug. 19.
Offering its sophomore through senior students something new this year with freshly renovated apartment-style suites, Loyola University New Orleans is opening Cabra Hall for the fall 2013 semester.
Loyola University New Orleans will kick off its 2013 athletics season sporting a fresh look for the Wolf Pack, at a Maroon and Gold Day set for Aug. 29 at 12:30 p.m. in the Peace Quad on Loyola's main campus. Featuring entertainment, food, giveaways and more, the event marks the latest in the evolution of Loyola's wolf mascot.
Michael Cowan, Ph.D., who has played an important role in the reform of the city's government and its criminal justice system since Katrina, will explore through a religious lens how the city has improved on these fronts-and describe work that still remains-in a free, public lecture Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.
Arts lovers are in for a treat later this month when the Loyola University New Orleans Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series joins more than 60 local arts organizations for the fifth annual Culture Collision, a one-night-only event that kicks off New Orleans' 2013-14 cultural season.
Loyola University New Orleans Preparatory Arts Program is expanding this fall to offer three new types of dance classes, including a Michael Jackson-themed flashmob class taught by Loyola ballet alumnus Kenneth "Kynt" Bryan '99.
The honors for the Louisiana Small Business Development Center Greater New Orleans Region, a longtime Loyola University New Orleans collaboration, continue this summer as the city of New Orleans recognizes the center for its accomplishments.
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