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The Hon. Christian Weiler, J.D. ’15 Appointed to U.S. Tax Court
The Honorable Christian Weiler, J.D. ’05 was recently sworn in as Judge on the U.S. Federal Tax Court. As a New Orleans native, Weiler earned an undergraduate degree in accounting from Louisiana State University before enrolling in Loyola’s College of Law in 2001. After he completed several courses in tax law, Weiler’s law professors encouraged him to pursue an LL.M. in tax law in addition to his juris doctorate. After completing his law studies in 2005, Weiler practiced at Weiler & Rees in New Orleans for 15 years.
Bobbby Savoie, M.B.A. ’81 Receives 2020 Laborde Award
The College of Business is proud to announce Robert “Bobby” Savoie, M.B.A. ’81, as the recipient of the 2020 Alden “Doc” Laborde Award for Ethical Entrepreneurship. Named for the illustrious co-founder of Loyola’s Center for Spiritual Capital, the Laborde Award recognizes entrepreneurs who conduct business in accordance with the highest ethical standards.
The Hon. Robin Pittman Named 2020 Adjutor Hominum Recipient
Loyola College of Arts and Sciences and College of Law alumna Robin Pittman '91, J.D. '96 has been named the recipient of the 2020 Adjutor Hominum Award. The highest award bestowed by the Alumni Association, the Adjutor Hominum Award honors an outstanding Loyola graduate whose life exemplifies the values and philosophy of Jesuit education—namely moral character, service to humanity, and unquestionable integrity. Judge Pittman is a criminal court judge and former assistant district attorney in Orleans Parish. She is also a dedicated and tireless supporter of her alma mater.
The End of an Era: Celebrating Fr. Carter
After over 75 years as a member of the Loyola community and many years of service to the university, Fr. James Carter is joining the Jesuit community in Grand Coteau, Louisiana, for retirement. Fr. Carter's relationship with Loyola began when he enrolled as a student in 1944. After attending seminary and graduate school, he returned to Loyola in 1960, first as a faculty member in the physics department, then as provost, and president. In honor of his upcoming move to Grand Coteau, the Alumni Association hosted Coffee with Fr. Carter: A Virtual Celebration on Thursday, August 20.
Ylan Mui McClintock '02 is a Washington, D.C, Correspondent for CNBC
School of Communication and Design alumna Ylan Mui McClintock '02 has worked as a broadcast news correspondent in CNBC's Washington, D.C., bureau since 2017. Ylan specializes in economic news and policy, and her reporting is featured on television and CNBC's digital platforms.
LOYNO Magazine - Summer 2020
The feature story of the Summer 2020 LOYNO highlights the ongoing vital work of College of Nursing and Health alumni and faculty during the COVID-19 crisis. This issue also celebrates the many ways Loyola's Office of Student Life and Ministry provides meaningful experiences and opportunities both on-campus and remotely. Readers will also find alumni profiles, class notes, the latest news from campus, and more.
A Time for Change
The Alumni Association calls for Jesuit-based reflection and a commitment to work for racial justice in this time of change.
Jodie Sinclair '79 Releases New Book
Jodie Sinclair '79 has released a new book, Love Behind Bars, from Skyhorse Publishing. With a preface written by Sr. Helen Prejean, Love Behind Bars recounts Jodie's 25-year fight to expose corruption in the penal system and save her husband from a lifetime in prison.
Lily Cummings '20 Receives a Heart Journalism Award
Graduating journalism student Lily Cummings has won a Hearst Award, the first in Loyola University's history. Lily placed 7th in the nation in the Television News category.
Loyola College of Law's Jordan G. McFaull Award is Endowed
The Jordan G. McFaull Editor-in-Chief Award is now an endowed award that will be given annually in perpetuity. The award was first established in 2017 by Lynette Guzzino, J.D. '90, and Rod McFaull, J.D. '75, in memory of their son Jordan G. McFaull, J.D. '14.
Kyle Huling, M.B.A., '10, is Co-Founder of Urban South Brewery
Loyola University M.B.A. graduate Kyle Huling co-founded the popular Urban South Brewery in New Orleans in 2016. The local company currently employs five Loyola graduates.
Loyola University New Orleans COVID-19 Policies and Updates
Find out how Loyola University is responding to the COVID-19 crisis and how alumni and honors can help.
Darcy Courteau '03 Receives 2020 American Mosaic Journalism Prize
Darcy Courteau '03 was awarded a 2020 American Mosaic Prize for Journalism by the Heising-Simons Foundation for her long-form essay "Mireya's Third Crossing," which was published in The Atlantic Monthly.