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2015 Loras College Business Analytics Symposium—March 25


The 2015 Loras College Business Analytics Symposium will explore the journey an organization must embark on to turn ideas into innovation using data. Whether you are on the front lines of the Big Data revolution or just getting your feet wet, this event will meet you on your level and assist in your Big Data journey. This year, practitioners will share the steps of their analytics journey by discussing relevant examples, exploring real problems and radical solutions. Don't miss out; be sure to secure your spot at the today by visiting MORE >>


Legacy Simposium

Second Annual Legacy Symposium, Celebrating Student and Faculty Scholarly Work, April 29
Loras College is inviting alumni and community members to partake in a day dedicated to celebrating the academic and creative work completed at the College. MORE>>


LCTV Named Iowa's Collegiate Television Station of the Year 6th Year in a Row
Loras College media studies students additionaly dominated the individual category awards, taking home first place for nine of the 11 awards. MORE>>

Duhawk Day

Save the Date for Duhawk Day, Thursday, May 21!
DuWhat. . . Duhawks! We know that many alumni, students and friends share the Loras spirit loud & proud on a daily basis. Save the date to join Duhawks around the world for the third annual Duhawk Day. MORE >>

DES Award

Loras Students Earn Three First Place Prizes in National Writing Competition
Loras students made history in the Delta Epsilon Sigma (DES) national writing competition, garnering three out of a possible four first place finishes for the first time in history. MORE >>

Valder Scholarship

Alum Supports Campaign Through Valder Social Justice Award
The Inspiring Lives & Leadership campaign continues to garner success with a recent gift received in support of the Robert Valder Social Justice Award from Bernard ('52) and Janice (Valder) Offerman. MORE>>

At Pats Auction

St. Pat's Auction, March 13
Over 100 students applied to take part in service trip experiences. With more interest then we have ever had before, it is becoming more and more important to fundraise and allow students to be involved in these life-changing experiences. MORE>>

Mock Trial

Mediation Team Competes Internationally, Mock Trial Earns Spot at ORCs
Loras attended the Annual International Law School Mediation Championships in London, England, in February. The team was invited as the as the sole U.S. undergraduate. MORE>>


Loras College Celebrates Heritage Week March 16-20; Hosts Series of Free Public Events
In celebration of Loras' legacy as the first Catholic college in Iowa and second oldest Catholic College west of the Mississippi River, Loras College will celebrate Heritage Week. MORE>>


Duhawk Wrestling will Represent at Nationals
For the fourth year in a row, the Loras wrestling program will be represented on the national stage as senior Steven DeWitt and junior Nick Steger both qualified at the Central Regional Tournament on February 28. MORE>>

Winter Sports

Duhawk Athletics: Spring Sports Preview
Spring brings about the start of the 2015 seasons for Loras College baseball, softball, and lacrosse. For a complete list of spring sports features and schedules, visit duhawks.comMORE>>


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>>


On Sunday, March 22 and Monday, March 23, Loras Admission is offering a free Chicago Area Overnight Bus Trip for Chicagoland high school seniors interested in experiencing a day in the life of a Duhawk.


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