December 19, 2014
Loyola University Maryland has named Amanda Thomas, Ph.D., the next dean of Loyola College, the University’s school of arts and sciences. Thomas is currently dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Joseph’s University and previously served as a member of Loyola University Maryland’s faculty and administration for more than 20 years. She assumes her new role at Loyola on July 1, 2015.
December 18, 2014
Melissa Girard, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at Loyola University Maryland, has been awarded a $50,400 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund her work on a book manuscript about the contributions 1920s and ’30s women poets made to modern poetry and the field of literary studies.
December 10, 2014
More than 200 Loyola University Maryland students and employees gathered on the Quad on Dec. 10, 2014, for a “Hands Up For Justice” peaceful demonstration to engage in conversation about the events in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., and other racial justice issues.
December 8, 2014
For the eighth consecutive year, Loyola University Maryland has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Loyola joins 765 other U.S. colleges and universities included on the 2014 list of honorees.
November 20, 2014
Former Loyola Greyhounds men's lacrosse defenseman Joe Fletcher, '14, has been named a 2015 recipient of the NCAA Today's Top 10 Award and will be honored at the NCAA Convention in January. The NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award, the highest accolade for a student-athlete, recognizes student-athletes for their successes on the fields and courts, in the classroom, and in the community.
November 12, 2014
Loyola University Maryland has received a $400,000 gift from the Pennsylvania-based Maguire Foundation to establish a scholarship fund for students who demonstrate financial need.