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Congratulations to the 2017 Outstanding Ignatian Seniors - Michael Pashkevich, Biological Sciences and Kate O'Leary, Biological Sciences/Pre-Med.

At this year's 2017 College of Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation Dr. Paul Barnes received the Excellence in Research Award - which is presented to faculty who have demonstrated consistent superiority in scholarship and in publication of books, articles, creative endeavors, and conference presentations. 

Congratulations to the following students, majors and minors in the Department of Languages & Cultures, for their outstanding work:

The Richard A. Frank Memorial Award for Excellence in Modern Foreign Languages—Theresa M. Solenski

The 2017 Political Science "Outstanding Academic Achievement Award" was presented to Aaron Wiseman at the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation.

The graduating seniors in Latin American Studies and Spanish presented the results of their Capstone research on 25 April, 2017. The topics varied greatly, but all did their best--¡Felicitaciones!

“Re-appropriating Women’s Bodies: The Orquestas Femeninas in the Cali World of Salsa”

Jacqui Etheart-LAS (Dr. Nathan Henne)


“El proceso de relaciones públicas”                                                                 

Jessica Molina-Spanish (Dr. Eileen Doll)


“Las Paredes: re-pensando las fronteras a través del arte”

¡Felicitaciones a los nuevos socios de Mu Kappa, capítulo de Sigma Delta Pi! On May 4 and 5, seven students were initiated into the national Spanish honor society (Loyola's Mu Kappa chapter) for excellence in the study of the Spanish language and cultures:

Danielle K. Belmont

Alexis Chapital

Caitlyn Cordano

David A. Dupart

Randolph M. Dupont

Leslie Galvez

Angela Theresa Ray

¡Bienvenidos y enhorabuena!

Melanie Sferrazza, Environmental Science Senior received two awards at Loyola Honors Convocation. The Most Outstanding Environment Major Research Award and The Most Outstanding Environment Major Service Award. Congratulations! 

Senior Theresa Solenski (English Writing/Spanish, with a minor in Biological Sciences, 2017) curated a featured photographic exhibit for the museum of the Meso-American Research Institute at Tulane University. The exhibit will be made public in Fall 2017.

Mr. Mathew Holloway, a 2016 Loyola graduate with a major in Sociology and a Minor in Spanish, has been selected for a 2017-8 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to teach in Panama. See his story here. ¡Felicidades y buena suerte, Mat!

The Environment Program would like to congratulate Raechel Stewart, an Environmental minor, on receiving The Rev. Alvin J. Holloway, S.J. Award for Excellence in Philosophy Pre-Law at Honors Convocation this year. 


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