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Den of Distinction

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication is seeking nominations for the school’s Den of Distinction.

This honor recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves nationally by a lifetime of accomplishments or by extraordinary achievement. Nominees, through their accomplishments and achievements, should be innovative leaders, set new standards of excellence and clearly serve as role models for Loyola’s students, alumni and our greater community.

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication’s Den of Distinction recognizes unparalleled achievement by alumni who stand out as the finest examples of their profession and also embody the ideals of a Jesuit education brought to life, including:

·         Pursuit of Excellence

·         Development of Personal Potential

·         Critical Thinking 

·         Effective Communication

·         Commitment to Service

·         Global Perspective


Please share the reasons you believe that a nominee meets the requirements and include as much biographical data as possible to help the selection committee in its deliberations and send to:


John Deveney, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA 

Chair, Nominating Chair, SMC Den of Distinction


504.949.3999 ext. 201


Deadline is Dec. 1.  


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Congratulations to the Class of 2016 

Maria Celeste Arraras, 1982

Michael Skehan, 1976


Here's where some of our alums work

The Lens
The Times-Picayune/
Strategic Giving, Ltd.
Deveney Communications
City of New Orleans
The CW Network
Skehan Communications
The New Orleans Advocate
Icon International
Washington Post
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Weber Shandwick
Infinite Scale
Metis Communications
Atlantic Records
Utilisima/Fox Life