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July 29, 2011 Issue

Alumnus uses POISE to support education in Uganda

It was through teaching a high school world history class in Bay St. Louis, Miss., that Loyola University New Orleans alumnus Dawson McCall ’04 first became inspired to help marginalized students and schools in Uganda.

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Loyola Jesuits honored during Feast of St. Ignatius

On Sunday, July 31, Jesuits around the world celebrate the feast of the founder of the Society of Jesus, St. Ignatius of Loyola. Loyola University New Orleans, one of 28 Jesuit institutions of higher education in the U.S., joins in this celebration.

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Loyola School of Nursing opens virtual doors to prospective students

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing will hold three online open houses in August for qualified nurses interested in pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. The open houses will be held online August 2, 9 and 16 from 6 – 7 p.m. CST and will provide information about the Post-Masters to DNP program.

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Alumnus wins literary award for non-fiction work

Bob Cowser, Ph.D., ’92 had his latest book, “Green Fields,” named Best Non-Fiction Memoir at the Adirondack Literary awards held June 12 by the Adirondack Center for Writing.

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Loyola hosts national nursing planning retreat

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing will host a strategic planning retreat with the deans of the Jesuit Conference of Nursing Programs August 8 and 9.

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Mass Comm alumnus publishes novel

David Fernandez ’93, of Winter Park, Fla., under the pseudonym D.H. Cermeño, recently published a new novel, “Rising Sunsets.”

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Board of Nursing gives nod to post-BSN to DNP program

The Louisiana Board of Nursing has given its approval to market a new program at Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Nursing that will offer nurses currently holding a bachelor’s degree a chance to earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.

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