Loras College Launching Education STEM Master's Program

Loras College will begin offering a master's-level program for elementary, middle, and high school teachers who want to improve both STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) content knowledge and pedagogical skills to help their students meet the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards. The program will approach STEM areas as a single integrated discipline, use real-world, place-based problems, and emphasize interdisciplinary instruction and learning.

The MA program will be delivered with face to face summer components and online courses during the regular academic terms by interdisciplinary faculty teams. MORE >>


Undergraduate Degree in Business Analytics Offered Fall 2014
Loras has announced that a new undergraduate program in business analytics will be offered, beginning in Fall 2014. The program will incorporate multiple disciplines within the liberal arts framework that Loras College already delivers. These courses include mathematics, computer science, finance, marketing, and management. MORE >>
Celebrate Loras This Winter
Celebrating history is something Loras College has always cherished. As we look back at the last 175 years, we are also looking forward. We invite you to join President Jim Collins ('84), and other administrative leaders and be part of this celebration as the Networks in Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, Dubuque & Waterloo /Cedar Falls host Winter Socials. MORE >>
Help us Record 175,000 Hours of Service
We continue to collect stories and information about how YOU and your fellow Duhawks are living out the Loras mission every day through serving others. In honor of Loras' 175th anniversary, we are aiming to prove that between our alumni, faculty, staff and students, Duhawks give 175,000 hours. Take inspiration from others, be inspiration for others! MORE >>
The $75 Million Inspiring Lives and Leadership: The Loras Legacy Campaign Gains Momentum
Last fall, Loras publically kicked off the largest capital campaign in the College's history, The Inspiring Live and Leadership: The Loras Legacy Campaign. Among the commitments to the Campaign is an irrevocable $175,000 estate pledge from Al ('69) and Martha Ruffalo. MORE>>
Helminiak Selected as 27th Head Football Coach
Loras College Director of Athletics Bob Quinn ('86) announces the selection of Steve Helminiak as head football coach. A full search conducted by the College wrapped up as the semester came to a close. Quinn, along with a small group of administrators, unanimously approved Helminiak's selection. MORE>>
Men's Soccer Earns Iowa Conference Title, Competes in National Semifinals
Following another Iowa Conference title and their fourth straight IIAC Tournament title, the Loras College men's soccer team made their second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Final Four this season. 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, lecturers, 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


Almost half of Loras students are participating in immersive J-term courses over the next few weeks


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