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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

October 15, 2010 Issue

Loyola releases fall enrollment numbers

Loyola University New Orleans officials report the university is continuing to see growth in its student body, with a 1.5 percent increase in total enrollment and a 6.4 percent increase in all undergraduates.

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Loyola makes $129 million impact on Greater New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans continues to be a significant factor in the economic recovery of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, pumping $128.9 million into the local economy during the 2009 – 2010 academic year.

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University Counseling offers help to students 24/7

Attending college can be challenging and students are often faced with a large number of decisions and possibilities affecting their personal, social, and academic choices. The challenge of dealing with these decisions can produce anxiety for most students. The University Counseling Center exists to provide guidance and support in meeting the varied challenges of community life at Loyola.

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Princeton Review names Loyola's College of Business as one of nation's best

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Business has been recognized as one of the nation’s best business schools by The Princeton Review.

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College of Music alumnus and Metropolitan Opera star lands role on HBO series

Former Loyola University New Orleans Board of Trustees member and Loyola College of Music alumnus Anthony Laciura ’74, has recently landed the role of Eddy Kessler in the Martin Scorsese series “Boardwalk Empire” now airing on HBO.

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School of Nursing shines at national conference

Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Nursing took center stage at the Third National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference earlier this month in San Diego, offering an in-depth look at the science of leadership in teaching the nation’s next generation of executive nurses.

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Law faculty share ideas with state peers

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law hosted the fall 2010 meeting of the Louisiana Junior Faculty Forum recently.

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Loyola volleyball shuts out Belhaven

The Loyola University New Orleans volleyball team extended its winning streak to five matches with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-15) shutout against Belhaven University on Oct. 12 at The Den.

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Upcoming Loyola Events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

Bruce Owen, faculty viola concert
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall
Free admission

Jeff Gardner, jazz pianist
Performing the works from his album "Breath"
Thursday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Satchmo's Jazz Cafe, Danna Student Center
$10 General admission, $5 Loyola employees and non-Loyola Students, Loyola students free

Country Fair
Hosted by the International Student Association
Friday, Oct. 22, 3:30 p.m.
Peace Quad, outside the Danna Student Center
Open to the public

Dance for Invisible Children
A benefit sponsored by the Loyola University Community Action Program
Friday, Oct. 22, 10 p.m.
St. Charles Room, Danna Student Center
$10 entry fee per person

Emanuel Ax, piano solo concert
A concert benefiting the arts in New Orleans
Roussel Hall
Saturday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.
$50 Concert Admission (reserved seating), $35 Loyola Employees and Students,
$100 Preferred seating and post-concert dessert reception

Take Back the Night
A march to raise awareness of sexual violence
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 6 p.m.
Marquette Horseshoe
Open to the public

'The Children of Latinia'
A one-man performance by Quique Aviles
Thursday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.
Nunemaker Auditorium
Free admission

'Doing Virtuous Business'
A film highlighting the positive impact of 'spiritual capital'
Friday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.
Nunemaker Auditorium
Free admission

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