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Institute for Ministry offers certificate in Catholic social teaching

Institute for Ministry offers certificate in Catholic social teaching

Jordan Avers

January 27, 2020

This semester, the Loyola Institute for Ministry is offering students a new opportunity to obtain a certificate in Catholic social teaching. Thomas Ryan, head of the College of Nursing and Health at Loyola Institute for Ministry, describes it as a way to “dive into the commitment of Loyola in...

Loyola offers college courses to high school seniors

Loyola offers college courses to high school seniors

Ver Lumod

January 23, 2020

Loyola New Orleans has launched a new program that provides free college credit to high school seniors. Called “Loyola First Class,” the program allows students from the New Orleans metropolitan area to take one hybrid course during the spring semester of their senior year. Upon complet...

Convocation brings financial news

Convocation brings financial news

Georgett Hernandez

January 23, 2020

The optimistic reminder that Loyola has been taken off probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and School commission on Colleges last month was President Tania Tetlow's first matter of business at last week's Spring Convocation. In addition, numerous faculty members were recognized with...

2020 MLK Day of Service cancelled

Shadera Moore

January 20, 2020

Stormy conditions expected to roll through New Orleans this weekend cast a shadow over a day dedicated to community service in the city. The MLK Day of Service Committee cancelled its 2020 MLK Day of Service, which was scheduled to take place on Saturday, Jan. 18, due to concerns over the weather...

Parade stomping gives Dean Maass appeal

Parade stomping gives Dean Maass appeal

Emma Ruby

January 20, 2020

For two weekends during August last summer, Harrah’s Casino drew a long, winding line of men out its front door. These men were not looking to gamble, however. They were vying for a chance on stage to audition to be a 610 Stomper. Only the first 50 men are allowed into the exclusive audition each...

Honors Program looks to the future after troubled three years

Honors Program looks to the future after troubled three years

Erin Snodgrass

January 18, 2020

After two years of instability, those involved in Loyola’s Honors program believe growth and progress are in the near future. Students and administration are both hoping Jonathan Peterson, philosophy professor and the newly announced Honors director will successfully steer the program toward smoother waters. As the university ca...

Violence near Uptown bars sparks worry

Violence near Uptown bars sparks worry

Erin Snodgrass

January 17, 2020

Loyola University Police Chief Todd Warren is warning students to be vigilant and stay in groups after a weekend of increased violence near popular Uptown bars. Last Friday, Jan. 10, a 20-year-old man was found shot and dead in a vehicle in the area of Burthe and Hilary Streets, near Bruno's Bar and...

Philosophy professor steps into permanent role as honors director

Philosophy professor steps into permanent role as honors director

Erin Snodgrass

January 16, 2020

When philosophy professor Jonathan Peterson isn’t reading Immanuel Kant, teaching Loyola students or chairing the University Senate, he can be found listening to music — specifically 70s and 80s funk, rhythm and blues, and the “Frozen” soundtrack. The prevalence of oldies emanates from his...

Deaux space reopens as a community kitchen

Deaux space reopens as a community kitchen

Daniel Schwalm

January 16, 2020

This semester, Loyola has reopened the room off of the Carrollton Turnaround that was formerly Deaux. Now known as the Carrollton lounge and kitchen, the space will serve as a place for students to study, cook, and socialize. Students had been surveyed in the past about what other dining options...

Loyola announces Tanuja Singh as its new provost

Loyola announces Tanuja Singh as its new provost

Rose Wagner

January 15, 2020

Loyola has selected Tanuja Singh, current business dean at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, as the new provost and second-in-command to President Tania Tetlow. After three years of temporary administrators serving in the position, Tetlow said she is excited for Singh to come to Loyola starting...

President Tetlow to provide financial update at Spring convocation

President Tetlow to provide financial update at Spring convocation

Cody Downey

January 12, 2020

In an email to faculty and staff, University President Tania Tetlow announced plans to review new information on Loyola's budget at the Spring Convocation on Jan. 17, including some "unexpected costs" that came up in the fall."We begin a new decade having put Loyola on sound financial footing, fully acc...

Amazon lockers coming to Loyola

Amazon lockers coming to Loyola

Daniel Schwalm

January 8, 2020

Amazon Hub Lockers are coming soon to Loyola, the Department of Student Life & Ministry announced Tuesday. Lockers will be located in the Danna Center on Loyola’s main campus and in the Broadway Activities Center on the Broadway Campus. An Amazon Hub Locker is “a secure, self-service kiosk...

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