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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

August 26, 2011 Issue

Alumnus appointed city attorney

Bryan Haggerty ’80, M.B.A. ’90, J.D. ’99, was appointed city attorney for Slidell, La. Haggerty has been a practicing attorney in Slidell since 1995.

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Loyola researcher reveals threat of Chagas disease in New Orleans through kissing bugs

Recent research conducted by Loyola University New Orleans biology professor Patricia Dorn, Ph.D., shows that more than 60 percent of the triatomine bugs, or kissing bugs as they are more commonly known, found in the New Orleans area are infected with the Chagas parasite.

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Class of 2015 goes 'Into the Streets' of New Orleans for service projects

Members of the Loyola University New Orleans community braved the New Orleans heat and humidity and went “Into the Streets” on Thursday for a day of service within the greater New Orleans community.

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Professor Burns offers top ten tips for success in college

As Loyola welcomes the Class of 2015 to campus this week, political science professor Peter Burns, Ph.D., offers some advice for making the grade in college.

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Law alumna elected to national chair position

Dawn Tezino Jones, J.D. ’01, of Kingwood, Texas, a shareholder with MehaffyWeber, was elected chair of the National Bar Association Commercial Law Section and chair of the 25th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference to be held in February 2012.

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Student Affairs VP elected president-elect of JASPA

M.L. “Cissy” Petty, Ph.D., vice president for Student Affairs at Loyola University New Orleans, has been elected as the president-elect of the Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

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Albanian art exhibit launches 2011 Montage season

The first exhibit of the 2011-12 Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series, “Ekspozitë Fjala Exhibition,” will feature works created by students and faculty from the Academy of Arts in Tirana, Albania.

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Decades of Wolf memories go online

Want to take a trip down memory lane of your college days at Loyola University New Orleans, but can’t find your old edition of The Wolf yearbook? No worries. Pictures that you haven’t seen in years are just a click away.

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Loyola leads the charge in sustainability initiatives

Loyola University New Orleans is not just a supporter of green energy initiatives, it is leading the pack as evidenced by its installation of two electric vehicle charging stations on campus.

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Loyola Institute for Ministry offers online information session

The Loyola Institute for Ministry will present an online information session on Sept. 13, Oct. 11 and Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. C.D.T. The virtual open house will provide information on Loyola’s online graduate program in religious education and pastoral studies.

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Author Stephen Rea leads fall Writing Institute

The Walker Percy Center for Writing and Publishing at Loyola University New Orleans presents its fall 2011 Writing Institute, hosted by author Stephen Rea.

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Mass of the Holy Spirit helps celebrate start of school year

Loyola University New Orleans’ annual Mass of the Holy Spirit is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, in Holy Name of Jesus Church.

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Boggs Center director invited to serve on Workforce Investment Board

Petrice Sams-Abiodun, Ph.D., executive director of the Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy, has been invited by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to serve on the Orleans Parish Workforce Investment Board.

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