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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

November 19, 2010 Issue

College of Law long-time employee honored today

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will hold a reception at 3 p.m. today in Room 343 to pay tribute to one of its longest-standing employees, Semora “Lola” Davis.

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Cultures on campus unite through spoken word

The Loyola University New Orleans Asian Student Organization and Black Student Union will host their second annual Spoken Word Through Culture event tonight, Nov. 19, from 7 – 9 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium.

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'The Magic Flute' opera features Loyola-heavy cast

The College of Music at Loyola is putting its talents into action with the New Orleans Opera Association’s production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” this weekend. Many of the college’s faculty, staff, students and alumni will be performing in the opera, which runs tonight, Nov. 19, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 21, at 2:30 p.m. in the Mahalia Jackson Center for the Performing Arts.

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Loyola Ballet performance includes pirate story and holiday delights

The Loyola Ballet will present an evening of classical, character and contemporary dance joined by guest Komenka Ethnic Dance Ensemble on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall.

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Loyola wins big at New Orleans PRSA awards

The work of Loyola University New Orleans’ Bateman Team and the Office of Marketing and Communications was recognized by professional peers during the Public Relations Society of America’s 2010 New Orleans Chapter Awards on Nov. 9.

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The Wolf Pack comes alive for national day of service

More than 380 Loyola University New Orleans students, alumni, faculty and staff participated in the 10th annual Wolves on the Prowl national day of service on Nov. 6.

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Today is final day for canned food drive

Loyola University New Orleans Dining Services is taking part in the annual canned food drive, Helping Hands Across America.

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Kris Kringle visits the Loyola community for a sing-along

It’ll be a holly, jolly Christmas at Loyola when Santa and his entourage make their annual stop for singing and good cheer! The Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association invites the university community and friends to the Singing with Santa party, Sunday, Dec. 5 from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. in the St. Charles Room

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Piano student wins state young artist competition

Loyola University New Orleans College of Music junior Adam Mayon recently claimed first place in the piano division of the Music Teachers National Association’s Young Artist Performance competition held Oct. 16 in Natchitoches, La.

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BOT member talks about Catholic values in today's media landscape

Communicating Catholic values in today’s ever-changing media landscape has its challenges, and the Rev. Paul A. Soukup, S.J., Ph.D. , will discuss these and the opportunities communication programs face in carrying out their Jesuit mission through their work on Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. in Studio A on the fourth floor of the Communications/Music Complex.

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Music education professor convenes at statewide summit

On Nov. 22, Edward McClellan, Ph.D., assistant professor and coordinator of music education at Loyola University New Orleans, will lead a statewide Collegiate Music Education Summit for music education undergrads and new music teachers.

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Law professor shares expertise with peers

William P. Quigley, J.D. ’77, Janet Mary Riley Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans, recently spoke at several law schools across the country.

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Upcoming Loyola Events

Be sure to catch these upcoming academic and cultural events:

Loyola Faculty Chamber Ensemble concert
Tuesday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall, C/M Complex

Annual Estate Planning Conference
Thursday, Dec. 2 to Friday, Dec. 3, 8 a.m.
Pan American Life Center, 601 Poydras St.

Loyola Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Roussel Hall, C/M Complex

Singing with Santa
Sunday, Dec. 5, 12:30 p.m.
St. Charles Room, Danna Student Center

Christmas at Loyola: A Musical Celebration
Sunday, Dec. 5, 3 p.m.
Holy Name of Jesus Church

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m.
Marquette Horseshoe

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