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2008 New Student Convocation

Loyola press release - August 18, 2008

The New Student Convocation will be held in Holy Name of Jesus Church on Friday, August 22, at 4 p.m.

This ceremony is the official welcome to all new students at Loyola University. The Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., will officially induct the new freshmen class into the Loyola University community. The ceremony will also feature comments from Edward J. Kvet, provost and vice president for academic affairs, Sal Liberto, vice president for enrollment management and associate provost, M.L. “Cissy” Petty, vice president for student affairs and associate provost, Fr. Ted Dziak, S.J., vice president for mission and ministry and Cade Cypriano, Loyola student body president.

New students and their parents will be in attendance, and the centennial class picture of 2012 will be taken on the university's front lawn following the convocation.

Media interested in attending the convocation or the class photo immediately following, should contact Public Affairs at 504-861-5888.