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Loras College and Pella Corporation Partner to Advance Analytics

ACTPrepLoras College President Jim Collins ('84) and Pella Corporation CEO Pat Meyer announced a strategic partnership focused on strengthening the connection between Pella's business objectives and Loras' academic programs in analytics. This new partnership will support Pella's business model of analytic integration into the company's culture through ongoing training and research. Loras' Center for Business Analytics will provide Pella Corporation with educational tools and research they need to expand and innovate as they continue to build their analytical culture. MORE >>


Dance Marathon

Dance Marathon Scheduled for April 25; Meets $1 Million Pledge
In its tenth year, Duhawk Dance Marathon (DM) has met its $1 million pledge toward the University of Iowa Children's Hospital and the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH). MORE>>

Duhawk Day

Celebrate Duhawk Day on May 21
Duhawk Day is a great way to CELEBRATE, UNITE and SUPPORT our 2015 graduates. Duhawks are what make the Loras community so special and Duhawk Day is a great reminder for why we chose to make Loras College our home. MORE>>

Eli Young

The Eli Young Band is Coming to Loras May 15
The Eli Young Band will be the featured concert to round out Loras College's CAB Spring Fest celebration on Friday, May 15, 2015. The band will perform at the Athletic and Wellness Center at 9:00 p.m. MORE >>

CC Network

Fill Your Open Position with a Duhawk!
Loras has recently partnered with College Central Network, the nation's leading ASP of online career office management systems, to connect Loras College students with internship and job opportunities. MORE >>

Newman Fellow

Loras College Senior Erin O'Donovan Recognized as a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow
O'Donovan (Chicago, Illinois), an elementary education major, is one of seven Iowa students and one of 201 students nationwide to receive the Newman Civic Fellows Award. MORE>>

Music Recitals

Loras Music Students Invite You to Open Recitals
Loras College invites the community to watch junior and senior students perform their year-end recitals in April and May. All recitals are free and open to the public. MORE>>


Loras to Host Speaker Addressing Suicide
John Westefeld, a professor in the University of Iowa's counseling psychology program will present "Suicide: Intervention, Prevention and Postvention" at Loras College on April 30, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. MORE>>


3rd Annual Loras College Business Analytics Symposium Draws 250 Attendees; Experts Across the Country
On March 25, 2015, Loras College hosted its 3rd annual Business Analytics Symposium at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa. MORE>>


Loras Family Reunion: Are You Coming?
For Duhawks, Loras College Homecoming is a family reunion. This year we will celebrate reunion classes every five years beginning in 1965 and capping it off with our newest alumni group: the Class of 2015. MORE>>

Denise Director

Loras Names Denise Udelhofen Director of Athletics
Denise (Bodensteiner) Udelhofen ('90, MA '92) has been named the next director of athletics. Head Men's and Women's Soccer Coach Dan Rothert ('96, MA '99) has been promoted to associate athletic director. MORE>>


Loras Gears Up for DIII Week
This year, DIII Week is April 6-12. DIII Week was created by the NCAA to observe and celebrate the impact athletics and student-athletes have on campus and in the surrounding community. MORE>>


Head Baseball Coach Tebon Earns 400th Win
In his 19th season as head baseball coach, Carl Tebon reached a significant coaching milestone on Friday, March 27 with the team's victory over Coe College. MORE>>


Help a Loras student, reconnect with a classmate or learn something about your alma mater. Sign up to attend an upcoming Alumni Event and you can do all three! Across the country alumni, parents and friends are gathering with each other through service, networking and other activities.

Consider joining us on campus for performances, lectures, receptions, sporting events and more. Become more involved with the Duhawk community!



Commitments to the Inspiring Lives and Leadership: The Loras Legacy Campaign are providing endowed scholarships, support to the Loras Fund and strengthening key programs. READ MORE>>


Our annual St. Pat’s Auction, held this year on March 13, 2015, raised approximately $10,000 for the service trips and communities.


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