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LORAS COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT TO BE HELD SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2015

Commencement

Loras College will hold its 176th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at 1:30 p.m., in the Rock Bowl Stadium on the Loras College campus. A baccalaureate Mass will also be held at 10:00 a.m., at the Church of the Nativity, 1225 Alta Vista Street.
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Duhawk Day

Duhawk Day May 21, 2015
DUHAWK DAY is a day to CELEBRATE our newest group of alumni, UNITE Duhawks around the world and SUPPORT the Loras Fund. YOU are invited to share your love for Loras and join Duhawks around the world for Duhawk Day. MORE>>

LCTV Awards

Media Studies Students Do it Again!
Students received several honors from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association (MBJA), the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: Upper Midwest Chapter (NATAS), the Iowa Broadcast News Association (IBNA) and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). MORE>>

Spring Cleanup

Spring Cleaning: Nearly 100 Students Spruce Up Campus
In acceptance and appreciation of the first ever President's Award for Interfaith Community Service Loras College received in the fall, the Loras College Student Union Aesthetics Committee organized the 2015 Beautify Loras Service Day on April 19. MORE >>

Distinguished Alumni

2015 Distinguished Alumni Recipients Announced
Loras is pleased to announce this year's Distinguished Alumni recipients: J. Michael Wormley ('54), James Murtaugh ('65), Kenn Nemec ('77), Karla Braig ('78) and Kelsey (McElroy) Anderson ('10). MORE >>

Athletic Training

Students Present Faculty-Student Research at National Symposium
Athletic training students Anthony Burke ('15), Eliza Slanker ('15) and Tyler Beauchamp ('15) presented at the 36th Annual Mid-America Athletic Trainers' Association (MAATA) Meeting and Symposium in March. MORE>>

Business Week

Loras College to Host 6th Annual Business Week
Loras College's sixth annual Business Week will take place May 3-7, 2015 in the Alumni Campus Center Ballroom. The week-long series of presentations by alumni and professional leaders are free and open to the public. MORE>>

Dance Marathon

Loras Duhawks Shatter Dance Marathon Fundraising Record
To celebrate Duhawk Dance Marathon's tenth anniversary, over 300 Loras College students raised $229,129.01 for the Children's Miracle Network and the University of Iowa Children's Hospital. MORE>>

Soccer

Men's Soccer 2015-16 Schedule Set
After finishing last season at 17-3-2 and ranked No. 10, the Duhawks will feature yet another grueling schedule that will test them all season long. Loras returns 24 letter-winners from a season ago, who advanced to the "Sweet 16" of the NCAA Tournament. MORE>>

football

Duhawk 2015-16 Football Schedule Released
The 2015 Loras College football schedule features all 10 opponents from their 2014 schedule and six home games in the Rock Bowl. The Duhawks open the 2015 season on the road on Saturday, September 5. MORE>>

Joyce

Loras Says Farewell to Joyce Whelan after almost 50 Years
Some of the many reasons why Loras College is a special place are because of the people who work behind the scenes, like Joyce Whelan, who is retiring after 49 years of service to the College on May 29, 2015. MORE>>


EVENTS

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!

ALUMNI EVENTS
CAMPUS EVENTS
ATHLETIC EVENTS

SUPPORT LORAS

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>>

DID YOU KNOW?

The Eli Young Band is performing on campus
May 15. Tickets can be purchased online at loras.edu/ecommerce.

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