Loyola Alumna Publishes Ruby Slippers Cookbook: Life, Culture, Family and Food After Katrina
Loyola press release - December 18, 2006
“This is what a Loyola education is all about - using one's education productively, and in the service of others. Amy brings pride to our educational programs,” said Bob Thomas, Ph.D., Loyola Environmental Communications Chair and Interim Director of the
It was Sins’ experience at Loyola that helped shape her passion for helping her fellow man. Sins credits Bob Thomas with instilling in her a desire to dedicate herself to protecting the environment of her native land in general, and the restoration of its coast specifically. She speaks of him as a “mentor” in the realm of environmental science, and he was the first person she called when she realized this thing that was evolving in her mind was coming to fruition. She wanted the money to go to a good cause that would benefit the people whose recipes were the seeds of the Ruby Slippers Cookbook in the first place.
Copies of Ruby Slippers Cookbook: Life, Culture, Family and Food After Katrina can be ordered through its website at www.rubyslippersnola.com/orderbooks.htm.
Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit-Catholic institution with a total student enrollment of 4,724 including 800 law students.