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Loyola at a Glance Faculty/Staff Newsletter

May 9, 2014 Issue

Tomorrow: Graduation showcases live social media posts from students and their families

This isn’t your grandma’s graduation ceremony. This year, Loyola University New Orleans is harnessing the power of social media during commencement to help students and their families capture memories, share congratulations and create digital keepsakes—all in real time.

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Student newspaper is named best in the U.S. for editorial writing

Student journalists of The Maroon newspaper at Loyola University New Orleans won first place in the nation for editorial writing in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence competition.

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Local woman devoted to preserving the history of New Orleans Jesuits receives Loyola's top alumni award

A Loyola University New Orleans alumna instrumental in preserving the university’s colorful history with the once Jesuit-run WWL-TV, including an entire collection of material from the station’s late local broadcasting legend and alumnus Phil Johnson ‘50, will receive Loyola’s highest alumni honor.

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Loyola honors 5 outstanding graduates, including an aspiring Benedictine monk

Chad Aubert, who graduates tomorrow from Loyola University New Orleans, is preparing for a life as a Benedictine monk. Although he is setting out on an uncommon path, drastically different from his fellow classmates, his commitment to faith and devotion to represent Loyola with honor and distinction are qualities that he shares with the four other 2014 Ignatian Award recipients—the highest award for graduating seniors.

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Loyola Institute for Ministry receives national award for religious education

The Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry and its distance learning extension program, LIMEX, are together receiving the highest award from the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership.

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Brewer wins SSAC's Champions of Character Award

Loyola University New Orleans women’s basketball senior Jasmine Brewer has been named the 2014 Southern States Athletic Conference recipient of the Dr. LeRoy Walker Champions of Character Award.

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School of Mass Communication receives two historic national accreditations

The School of Mass Communication at Loyola University New Orleans has become the first Jesuit university program in the U.S. to hold national accreditations from both the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications and the Public Relations Society of America’s Certification in Education for Public Relations.

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