During the Loyola University New Orleans faculty and staff spring convocation on Jan. 23, the University Faculty Senate honored four of its colleagues with prestigious awards.
The Big Easy Entertainment Awards has tapped playwright John Biguenet, a professor of Loyola University New Orleans, as the inaugural Theatre Person of the Year.
Melanie McKay has co-authored several texts on technical and business writing, among them, "The Accountant's Guide to Professional Communications."
John Mosier is the author of several books about military history: The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War I, The Blitzkrieg Myth: How Hitler and the Allies Misread the Strategic Realities of World War II, Cross of Iron: The Rise And Fall of the German War Machine, and Grant.
Mary McCay trained as an Olympic swimmer, but gave it up because she could not read while swimming. Instead, she earned a B.A. (from Catholic University of America), M.A. (from Boston College), & Ph.D. in English (from Tufts University).
Taylor Murrow graduated in May as an English Writing major, Communications minor from Metairie, LA. She was on the staff of ReVisions since her freshman year, and was an Editor-in-chief for two years.
Jason Straight, a senior in history, has forayed into the professional world of academia.
Since arriving in 2004, Sara Butler has been hard at work creating a niche for Medieval Studies here at Loyola.
Tori Buckley, President of the Psychology Club, worked with members to organize a community service project called “Dr. Love,” where the Psychology Club sold baked goods and personality quizzes in return for donations to the Association of Retarded Citizens.
If you see Ben around campus, stop and talk with him about petunias, the weather, the way sunlight strikes a rain puddle, a good haiku, or a peach you just ate that made you remember how to smile.