Loyola University Maryland

Messina

Visionary Course Pairing

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Criminal Law and The Wire in Baltimore (LW109D.01V)

Provides a foundation for students who wish to explore the role that law plays in social, political, economic, and cultural life as it pertains to business behavior. The coursework provides a foundation of knowledge regarding the basic concepts necessary to understanding how business operates, the rules of law, and the influences and effects of law on the social and economic system. The course goal is to provide students with an understanding of the nature and functions of law in society and how law influences business behavior.

Faculty Biography

Fr. Brown's biography coming soon!

Empathy, Art and Imagination – The Visionary as Designer (SA224.01V)

This course provides students with a study of the essential elements of design- line, shape, texture, value and color, combined with an exploration into the artist as visionary. Fulfills fine arts core requirement. Prerequisite for most studio arts courses. Requirement for visual arts majors with a concentration in studio arts and studio art minors.

Faculty Biography

Mary Beth Akre is an Associate Professor in the Department of Fine Arts. She received a B.A. from Loyola College, a B.F.A. from the Maryland Institute College of Art, and a M.F. A. from Radford University. Her artwork is primarily landscape paintings, but she has been experimenting with photography and encaustic mixed media compositions. Her paintings can be found in numerous corporate, public, and private collections, including the Cancer Center at the University Medical Center at Princeton Plainsboro in Princeton, NJ. Ms. Akre is committed to service to the Baltimore community and has served as a volunteer cook with Loyola’s last Sunday at Beans and Bread.

Mentor Biography

Mary Ellen Wade is the Associate Director for the Messina program.  She began working at Loyola in 2008 as an Assistant Director of Student Life for the Hillside Area and then the Gardens Area.  Mary Ellen also serves on the executive board for the Maryland College Personnel Association.  Originally from New Jersey, Mary Ellen received her M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ.    Mary Ellen’s interest in Jesuit education began during her previous employment at Georgetown University. 

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